Man charged after firearms stolen in Congleton burglary | Knutsford Times

UPDATE: Man charged after firearms stolen in Congleton burglary

By on August 22, 2019

A man from Congleton has been charged in connection with a burglary in the town in which firearms were stolen.

Adam Pass, of Woolston Avenue, was arrested in Rope Walk, Congleton, at around 10.20am yesterday, Wednesday 21 August.

The 46-year-old has since been charged with burglary and possessing a firearm when prohibited to do so for life.

The charges relate to a burglary in Brookhouse Lane in Congleton in which weapons were stolen.

All of the weapons that were stolen during the burglary, which occurred overnight on Tuesday 20 August, have since been recovered by the police.

Pass has been remanded in custody and is set to appear at Chester Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 22 August.

A 37-year-old woman from Congleton who was also arrested in Rope Walk shortly before 10.30am yesterday, Wednesday 21 August, in connection with the stolen firearms has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

At Chester Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Thursday 22 August, Adam Pass was remanded in custody.

He is set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Thursday 19 September.

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