23rd Oct, 2020

Charged with possessing a machine-gun after police swoop on M5

Ross Crawford 15th Oct, 2020

A MAN from Redditch has been charged with possession of a sub-machine gun and ammunition.

Ross Braithwaite, from Holloway Lane was arrested after officers from West Midlands Police stopped a car on the M5 motorway between junctions 3 and 4 near Bromsgrove on Tuesday afternoon, October 13.

Officers seized the pistol from a rucksack along with 20 rounds of ammunition.

Braithwaite was charged with possessing a banned firearm and ammunition.

The 31-year-old appeared in court via video link from the cell block this morning, Thursday, October 15, and has been remanded into prison until his next court appearance on November 12.

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