24/05/2018

Man Appears In Court Charged With Firearms Offences

A 49-year-old man has appeared at Belfast Magistrates Court charged in relation with a number of firearm offences.

On Wednesday, Detectives from the PSNI's Criminal Investigation Branch, discovered a number of firearms during the search of a property in the Springfield Road area of west Belfast.
News Image
Two people, a 51-year-old woman and the 49-year-old suspect, were arrested and taken to Musgrave Police Station for questioning.

The man appeared at Belfast Magistrates Court today, 24 May.

(LM)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

08 September 2010
Man Bailed Over Sex Offences
A 40-year-old man has appeared before Belfast Magistrates Court today, charged in connection with a number of sexual offences. The man faces on charge of rape, two charges of sexual assault and one charge of sexual activity with a child.
19 January 2006
Two due in court charged with riotous behaviour
A 21-year-old-man is due to appear in Belfast Magistrates Court today, charged with riotous assembly. The man, who is from the Highfield area of the city, is charged in connection with riotous behaviour in North Belfast, following the contentious Whiterock parade on September 10, 2005.
27 May 2003
Man appears in court on firearms charge
A man has been remanded in custody on a firearms charge at Lisburn Magistrates Court today. The charge relates to an incident last month when two men where shot by police after their car failed to stop at a checkpoint on the Crumlin Road at Upper Ballinderry. David Somers, of no fixed address, appeared via a video link in court.
03 January 2007
Pair arrested over pharmacy robbery
A 23-year-old man is due to appear in Belfast Magistrates Court later today charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition in suspicious circumstances. A second man, who was also arrested in connection with armed robbery, has been released pending further inquiries.
24 October 2014
Police Appeal After 'Shot Fired' In North Belfast
Police have launched an investigation after reports of a shot being fired in north Belfast. No-one is believed to have been injured in the incident in the Farringdon Court area on Thursday. Police are keen to establish what happened and are appealing to anyone with information to contact them.