CASTEL residents were in a state of disbelief yesterday after learning that a man walking his dog in the area had been shot with a pellet gun.
CONCERNS over the ability of Sark constables to deal with serious gun crime has led the island’s Firearms Committee to seek a memorandum of understanding with Guernsey Police.
REVELATIONS that not even Guernsey Police know how many weapons are being held in Sark, what type they are or how many people own them raise questions that go beyond simple gun control.
IT WAS an innocuous headline, ‘Police looking into Sark’s gun control’, but it could easily have been expressed another way: does Sark have any proper control of firearms at all?
GUERNSEY police are working with Sark to improve its gun control, it has been revealed.
AUTHORISATION for the use of Tasers in Guernsey has leapt within the last five years, latest figures reveal.
MORE than 2,300 guns are privately owned in Guernsey, police have confirmed.
FIREARMS officers were deployed 10 times during 2010.
A LIFEBOAT crew member’s exemplary character saved him from a prison sentence after he admitted four firearms offences.
SIR Peter Scott did it, but his friend – my great-uncle – Arthur Cadman did not. Great white hunters Syd Downey and Donald Ker did it, but many others of their ilk could not
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