David Longhor, 20, was sentenced on Wednesday, July 21 at Isleworth Crown Courtroom for 2 counts of possession of a firearm with intent, two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of ammunition with out a certificates.
Detective Inspector Jim Casey, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, stated: “To search out one weapon like that is uncommon. To search out two on the identical time is sort of unparalleled!
“Fortunately, weapons of this kind don’t rear their ugly heads usually, and more often than not it’s because of the proactive work Met officers are endeavor to maintain deadly weapons out of the palms of criminals.”
On March 1, Longhor was being watched by surveillance officers and was seen leaving his dwelling whereas carrying a rucksack and sporting blue latex gloves.
He took the prepare to Ealing Station earlier than boarding a district line prepare to Chiswick Park tube.
At Chiswick Park Station, Longhor exited and walked alongside Bollo Lane and was stopped by armed officers at 6:25pm.
He was then detained and arrested.
Longhor immediately claimed the firearms weren’t his when officers discovered them.
He was taken to a west London police station for questioning. He was charged the next day and entered a responsible plea on the Isleworth Crown Courtroom on Thursday, April 22.
DI Casey stated tackling violence, together with gun crime, stays the Met’s “high precedence”.
“We’ll proceed to pursue criminals concerned in shootings and transporting weapons and ammunition across the Capital,” he stated.
“The general public will help us in our efforts by reporting any information or data they’ve about criminals concerned in excessive hurt offending by calling the police or Crimestoppers.”