Crime Stoppers

Stolen Firearm Recovered - Darwin

Friday 17-Apr-2015 10:33

Strike Force Trident Detectives have charged an 18-year-old male in relation to the theft of a firearm.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Stringer said Police allege the male unlawfully entered a yard in Lyons on 13 April and stole a Smith and Wesson revolver.

“Police arrested the male in Ludmilla yesterday and recovered the firearm.

“He was charged with stealing, possess firearm unlicensed and breach of bail.”

He will appear in Darwin Magistrates Court today.

“It is always concerning for us when high calibre firearms fall into the hands of criminals, this was great work by Trident Members to get such a quick result,” Detective Senior Sergeant said.