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Drug Dealer Hid Guns In Peterborough Garden

Drug Dealer Hid Guns In Peterborough Garden
A drug dealer from Peterborough who hid four guns under children's play equipment in his garden has been jailed for 14 and a half years.Wojciech Sztul...
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Off-duty PSNI officer confronted at his door by masked man armed with shotgun

Off-duty PSNI officer confronted at his door by masked man armed with shotgun
An off-duty PSNI officer has escaped a murder attempt after a masked man came to his door in the middle of the night and pointed a shotgun at him.The ...
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Slough Offender Imported Guns Into UK

Slough Offender Imported Guns Into UK
A 37-year-old man from Slough has been convicted of his role in a plot to import 96 lethal firearms into the UK following an investigation by the join...
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National Gun surrender comes to a close

National Gun surrender comes to a close
Hampshire Constabulary has seen more than 70 firearms handed in as part of the two-week surrender.The Firearms and Ammunition Surrender launched on Ju...
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Man charged after 60 guns recovered hidden in car

Man charged after 60 guns recovered hidden in car
The find is believed to be the largest seizure of lethal purpose weapons at a UK portA man has been charged after a National Crime Agency investigatio...
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Norfolk man sold guns to undercover NCA officer

Norfolk man sold guns to undercover NCA officer
A man from Norfolk has been sentenced to life imprisonment to serve a minimum of 17-and-a-half years for supplying firearms following a covert Nationa...
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Government to ban police from issuing firearms licences without GP input

Government to ban police from issuing firearms licences without GP input
 The police will be unable to issue firearms licences until they have received medical information about an applicant from their GP, under reform...
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First conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer

First conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer
A man has been convicted of manufacturing a firearm using a 3D printer, the first conviction of its kind in the UK.On Wednesday, 19 June at Southwark ...
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Jailed - Man who shot at police

Jailed - Man who shot at police
An man who shot at police officers sent to check on his welfare has been jailed.Richard Lawrence Alan Barnard, 44, of Llanwddyn, Powys, was sentenced ...
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Man charged following Norfolk firearms seizure

Man charged following Norfolk firearms seizure
Guns and Tasers seized following NCA operationA man has been charged with possession and the supply of firearms after a National Crime Agency operatio...
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This is how guns end up in the hands of Liverpool's most vicious criminals

This is how guns end up in the hands of Liverpool's most vicious criminals
How weapons that cause terror and tragedy arrive on the streets of MerseysideGuns cause terror and tragedy on the streets of Merseyside.This year has ...
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Firearms seized in national operation

Firearms seized in national operation
At least 61 firearms have been seized and ten people arrested in a national operation targeting customers who had purchased prohibited blank-firing we...
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Low number of shootings, high number of stabbings and acid attacks. Brilliant.
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 17:23
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Lives saved" as WMP seizes 100-plus firearms so far in 2018

Lives saved" as WMP seizes 100-plus firearms so far in 2018
West Midlands Police has taken more than 100 firearms off the region’s streets so far this year - recoveries that have “undoubtedly saved lives" accor...
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Man shot by Police , Six arrests made

Man shot by Police , Six arrests made
Man sustains arm injury as six people are arrested on suspicion of firearms offencesOfficers from West Midlands police forced their way into the house...
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Obsolete Calibre (Antique) Firearms Threat Briefing

Obsolete Calibre (Antique) Firearms Threat Briefing
The role of NABIS is to support policing in reducing the threat from the criminal use of firearms. The use of antique firearms in crime was first iden...
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Since anyone can put together a viable 12 gauge 'slam fire' shotgun with two pieces of pipe, an end-cap and a nail, altogether cos... Read More
Saturday, 13 October 2018 19:27
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Armed police shot at from car during chase in London

Armed police shot at from car during chase in London
Shots were fired at armed police from a car and one officer was hurt during a chase through the streets of London.Officers responded to reports of peo...
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Firearm amnesty removes 88 guns from the streets

Firearm amnesty removes 88 guns from the streets
A large haul of firearms, air weapons and ammunition is now off the streets of Lanarkshire.Police Scotland seized a total of 22 firearms, 66 air weapo...
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Police Scotland begin two-week firearms amnesty

Police Scotland begin two-week firearms amnesty
Police Scotland has launched a firearms amnesty, intended to stop weapons falling into the hands of criminals.Anyone who has a gun or ammunition witho...
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Joint Operation Nets Firearms Haul 

Joint Operation Nets Firearms Haul 
Nine firearms, including two AK47-style machine guns, have been seized following a joint operation by Border Force and the National Crime Agency at th...
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Jermaine Baker shooting: CPS confirms no charges after review

Jermaine Baker shooting: CPS confirms no charges after review
A decision not to bring charges against a police officer who fatally shot a man during a botched attempt to free a prisoner has been upheld.The Crown ...
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