Man charged following warrant in Oldham

A man has been charged after several guns were seized from a property in Oldham.

John Dobb (04/09/1945) of Bardsley Vale Avenue, has been charged with firearms offences including failing to comply with the conditions of a firearm certificate, possessing a shotgun without a certificate and four counts of possessing ammunition for a firearm without a certificate.

He has also been charged with possessing a self-loading pump action smooth bore gun and possessing firearms without a certificate.

He appeared at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 11 August 2018.

On Tuesday 7 August 2018 at around 7.30am police executed a warrant at a property on Bardsley Vale Avenue after a cat caught its paw in a snare at a property on the same street. An investigation continues into this.


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