A Rinkford Road resident faces charges of unlicensed firearm and suspected stolen property after police followed up on information and arrested the man who was found in possession of the said items at his premises, recently.

Phoenix SAPS communications officer, Cpt L Naidoo, said, “The members of the Provincial Trio Crime Unit were working on the information of a man who was in possession of an unlicensed firearm. Upon searching the room in the Rinkford Road address, a revolver with six live ammunition was found including a gas pistol and an air rifle. Three tape decks and a laptop was also recovered. The suspect was unable to account for these items which were then seized and a case of possession of property suspected to be stolen was registered. The suspect was detained.”