Man arrested on suspicion of possession of firearm recovered in February in Walton

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Man arrested on suspicion of possession of firearm recovered in February in Walton

Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of possession of a firearm and drugs following a warrant in Old Swan carried out in the early hours of this morning, Thursday 23 May.

On Sunday 3 February 2019, a warrant was carried out in Vanbrugh Road in Walton, leading to the seizure of a revolver and ammunition.

Following enquiries, a 29-year-old man from Old Swan was today arrested at an address in Ronald Street on suspicion of possession of a firearm, and possession of cannabis. He has been taken to a police station for questioning.

31-year-old Alan Kane-Waters from Vanbrugh Road, Walton has previously been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition in connection with this seizure, and will next appear for trial on Monday 22 July at Liverpool Crown Court.

Anyone with information on gun crime or the storage of weapons is asked to contact @MerPolCC, call 999 if a crime is in progress, or you can pass information anonymously to the independent charity @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.

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