Man admits Firearms Charges Following Hotel Stand off With Cops in Ventnor

An island man has admitted possessing a shot gun without a certificate following an armed stand off with Police at a hotel in Ventnor. Armed officers rushed to the Burlington Hotel in February after 50-year-old Timothy Clark went of the rampage threatening staff at at the hotel.

Appearing before the Isle of Wight Crown court this week Clark enter a guilty plea to possession of a shotgun without a certificate. Two other charges where left on file by the Crown and no plea was entered. Remanding the case for Reports Clarke will be sentenced later in May. No application for Bail was made and Clark was remanded in custody.

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