Five charged after sawn-off shotgun found in car in New Addington

Croydon Guardian: Five men will appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court this morning. Five men will appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court this morning.

Five men are to appear in court this morning after armed police stopped two cars in New Addington and discovered a sawn-off shot gun.

The men were arrested after the weapon and ammunition was found in one of the vehicles.

It follows a pre-planned operation by officers from Operation Trident on Tuesday December, 10.

They have now been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of ammunition with intent to endanger life.

The five charged are Edward Ephraim, 30, of Lennard Road, Croydon; Aaron Leacock, 26, of Starling Close, Croydon; Tyrone McNeish, 29, of Guinness Trust, Kennington; Jason Pindi, 28, of Hardham House, Tulse Hill; and Patrick Otim, 25, of Cudham Drive, New Addington.

All five have been remanded in custody to appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court this morning.

 

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