High Peak man charged with firearms offences

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News from the police

A 21-year-old man has been charged with firearms offences following raids in the High Peak yesterday (Wednesday, February 18).

Two warrants were executed in Doveholes and Harpur Hill and a man and a woman was arrested.

Derbyshire police together with the Metropolitan Police’s Operation Trident carried out a joint operation and four firearms and ammunition were recovered from the premises.

Dominic Birch, of Harpur Hill Road, was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. He is due to appear at High Peak Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates court today.

A 21-year-old woman was also arrested yesterday and has been released on police bail.

Anyone with information on firearms is asked to contact police using the 101 number.

To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.