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Cheshire Police stage illegal firearms amnesty

Cheshire Police stage illegal firearms amnesty

Owners of illegal firearms in Cheshire are being urged to surrender their weapons to stop them from falling into the hands of dangerous criminals.

July 21, 2019
34 arrested in Cheshire in National Crime Agency ‘County Lines’ operation

34 arrested in Cheshire in National Crime Agency ‘County Lines’ operation

Thirty-four people were arrested and weapons, cash and illegal drugs seized during a county lines week of action in Cheshire.

The crackdown was part of a National Crime Agency initiative to disrupt and protect communities from serious and organised crime in Cheshire.

May 21, 2019
Cheshire Police launches firearms surrender across county

Cheshire Police launches firearms surrender across county

Cheshire Police has launched a firearms “surrender” urging members of the public to hand in guns.

The surrender will be held for two weeks from Monday April 4 to Monday April 18.

April 4, 2016
Almost 50 illegal weapons handed in during Cheshire Police amnesty

Almost 50 illegal weapons handed in during Cheshire Police amnesty

Almost 50 illegal weapons including rifles and pistols were handed in during a Cheshire Police two-week weapons amnesty.

In total, 46 weapons were handed over – with more than a quarter of them in Congleton, and two in Crewe and seven in Chester. No weapons were submitted in Nantwich.

December 9, 2014
Armed gang steal cash in Shavington off licence raid

Armed gang steal cash in Shavington off licence raid

An armed gang burst into a Shavington off licence and threatened staff before escaping with cash. The robbery happened as staff were locking up at Bargain Booze, on Main Road, Shavington.

January 4, 2012