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Two jailed for firearms offences in Llanelli

Two jailed for firearms offences in Llanelli

Two men have received prison sentences after committing a firearms incident in Llanelli.

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, a gunshot was heard on Murray Street. Suspects were located and arrested at a flat on the street. Both pleaded guilty to the offences and were sentenced on Thursday, August 10.

Robert Lee Oakley, aged 20, of Lower Trostre Road, pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and criminal damage. He received a 14 month sentence and was ordered to pay a £140 victim surcharge.

Kyle Richard Gregory, aged 21, of Murray Street, pleaded guilty to possessing an air weapon whilst prohibited. He was sentenced to eight months in prison and ordered to pay a £140 victim surcharge.

Sergeant Ceri Page said: “The investigation into this incident was conducted by one of our student officers PC 144 Ashley Crocker. It became a complex case to deal with and I am pleased that this has resulted in custodial sentences for both offenders.

“This incident was a frightening experience for those who witnessed it and could quite easily have resulted in a member of the public being injured. We take reports of firearms incidents very seriously and will carry out robust and thorough investigations to ensure people in our communities remain safe.”

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