Man arrested after police find shotgun in vehicle

By Q Radio News

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances and possession of a firearm without a licence after police stopped and searched a vehicle.

Officers found a shotgun in the vehicle being driven along the Wellington Road area of Dungannon in the early hours of this morning.

Detective Sergeant McGale said: “Just before 1.30am, police stopped a vehicle being driven in the Wellington Road area of the town. 

“Officers subsequently found, and recovered, a shotgun.    

“A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances and possession of a firearm without a licence.  He remains in custody assisting with enquiries at this time.”

 

 

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