Wigan man who was armed with a gun disguised as a pen is jailed

A Wigan man has been jailed for three years and five months after admitting to having a pen disguised as a gun plus live ammunition.

Sunday, 15th May 2022, 4:55 am

On his first appearance before a Bolton Crown judge, 31-year-old Craig Walker, of HMP Whatton, had pleaded guilty to having the disguised weapon in Golborne without a firearms certificate or permission from the secretary of state in Golborne on September 27 plus 27 .22 cartridges, also without a certificate.

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Craig Walker
A gun disguised as a pen similar to the one Craig Walker admitted to possessing