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Five suspects charged in connection with firearms offence

Police have charged five suspects in connection with a firearm offence.

Officers were called to Mickledon Close, The Meadows, following reports of someone being threatened with a gun.

Nobody is believed to have been injured during the incident on 10 November 2021.

Four men and a woman have all since been charged with possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life and possessing a knife in a public place.

These suspects are:

  • Tremayne McKenzie aged 30, of Barent Walk, Bestwood
  • Lavino Simms, aged 20, of Lindfield Road, Aspley
  • Jezekel Dennis, aged 19, of Ribblesdale Court, Chilwell
  • Talisha Kenton, aged 29, of Bosworth Walk, The Meadows
  • Matthew Rhule, aged 28, of Morello Drive, Aspley

They appeared before Nottingham Crown Court on Thursday 5 May 2022.

McKenzie and Simms have been remanded in custody, while Dennis, Kenton and Rhule have been released on conditional bail.

All five suspects are next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 1 July 2022.

Detective Chief Inspector Rob Routledge, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “As a force, we treat all reports of firearms offences with the upmost severity and will never hesitate to do what is needed to keep people safe.

“We have specially trained firearms officers who are readily available to be deployed to incidents where a suspected firearm is sighted.

“We have now charged five people in connection with this incident and our investigation continues.”

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