Published On: Wed, Dec 10th, 2014 on 12:10 am

West Yorkshire man charged with explosive and firearms offences

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A 43-year-old man from Liversedge, Kirklees, has been has been charged with ten offences under the Explosive Substances Act and three offences under the Firearms Act.

The charge comes following the discovery of a number of chemicals at two addresses in Dewsbury and Liversedge this year.

On 17 April, police attended an address on Halifax Road in Dewsbury in connection with suspected drug offences.

When a search of the property was carried out, a number of chemicals were found.

A further address at Penn Drive, Liversedge, had also been searched as part of the investigation.

During the search a number of chemicals were found together with suspected firearms and other potentially suspicious items.

A 43-year-old man from Liversedge was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to produce Class A Drugs, and offences under the Explosives Act and Firearms.

Another man, 42, from Dewsbury, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to produce Class A Drugs and offences under the Explosives Act. He received a fine plus costs on 31 October.

The 43-year-old will appear before Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield on 19 December.

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