Man charged after raid on Morecambe house

A man has been charged with firearms offences after a police raid on a property in Morecambe.

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 2:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:03 pm
Police cars on Sefton Road, Heysham.

Police said they recovered a firearm in the raid at the property on Sefton Road in Morecambe after serving a warrant on August 12.

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Timothy Forrester, 36, of Sefton Road, Morecambe, appeared before Lancaster Magistrates after being arrested and charged with firearms and drug offences including possession of a sawn off rifle and two cases of .22 ammunition in breach of a prison licence, and possession of a Class B drug.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Preston Crown Court on September 14.