Worcester man guilty of string of drug, firearms and weapons offences - The Worcester Observer

Worcester man guilty of string of drug, firearms and weapons offences

Worcester Editorial 9th Feb, 2024   0

A WORCESTER man has pled guilty to possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs and a string of firearms and weapons offences.

Peter Want, 46, of St Paul’s Street, Worcester, was convicted of possession with intent to supply a class A drug – cocaine.

Other offences include possession with intent to supply a class A drug – heroin.

He appeared at Worcester Crown Court yesterday (Thursday, February 8) over offences committed last May.

Want also pled guilty to two counts of possession of a blade in a public place – black handled axe and a brown sword in a sheath.

He was also convicted of two counts of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place in relation to a Samurai sword and a small black sword possessing a disguised firearm, a ‘pen gun’.




Other convictions included possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate and possession of an imitation firearm in a public place in relation to a firing pistol.

And he was convicted of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place for a crossbow and possession with intent to supply a class B drug – cannabis.


He is due to be sentenced on Thursday, March 7.

Det Cons Callum Godwin, of South Worcestershire Reactive CID, said: “Colleagues from the local policing priorities team and specialist firearms officers stopped Wants’ vehicle, recovering a quantity of heroin and crack cocaine from inside.

“Also recovered were numerous weapons including a viable firearm concealed as a pen.

“The Reactive CID Team progressed the subsequent investigation uncovering further evidence of drugs supply building a strong case against the defendant, which ultimately led to him pleading guilty at court.”

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