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Man admits possessing shotgun
10:20am Saturday 23rd February 2013 in News
A 34-YEAR-OLD man has pleaded guilty to possessing a shotgun with a shortened barrel.
Andrew Baird lives at Reaside Clinic in Bristol Road South, Rubery, under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act, Worcester Crown Court heard.
Abigail Nixon, defending, said a psychiatrist had decided Baird was fit to plead to the charge of possessing the shortened barrel firearm on May 14 last year.
She said a second psychiatric report was being prepared.
Mr Baird is due to return to court on March 27.
The charge carries a mandatory prison term, or hospital order.