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Man charged with possession of a firearm

9 Jun 2021

A man has been charged with possession of a firearm following a search of a property in Waltham Cross.

Acting on intelligence, police attended an address in Claremont, Cheshunt, on Sunday 6 June. Officers conducted a Section 18 search of the property, and seized a viable firearm.

James Havey, aged 60 and of Claremont, Cheshunt, was arrested and subsequently charged with possession of a firearm. He has been remanded into custody.

Owning a firearm without the relevant license is a criminal offence. For more information, visit our website.

Detective Inspector Derek Gray said: “I would always encourage anyone who has any information about suspected criminal activity in their area to report it to us as soon as possible. It is largely thanks to information submitted by vigilant members of the public that we can build an intelligence picture, which helps us to ensure that our communities are as safe as possible. Any intelligence reported will always be treated in the strictest of confidence.”

If you have any information about suspected criminality in your neighbourhood, you can report it online, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat or call the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form (opens in new window).

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