Man charged after firearms stolen in Congleton burglary Date published: 22nd August 2019 10.45am

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 on 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 appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 22 August.

He was remanded in custody and is set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Thursday 19 September.

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.