Man jailed after weapons and firearms discovered in Lincoln

A Lincolnshire man has been sentenced to five years in prison after weapons, ammunition and firearms were discovered in Lincoln and Market Rasen.

Mark Randall, 55, from Kilnwell Road, Market Rasen pleaded guilty to a number of possession offences at Lincoln Crown Court on Tuesday, August 4.

Randall was taken to court following the discovery of the weapons during police investigations in Market Rasen, and a separate lock up in Lincoln, in April.

Randall was handed the following sentences to be served concurrently:

  • 1 x Possessing ammunition without a firearm certificate – 2 years
  • 1 x Possessing a prohibited weapon – 5 years
  • 1 x Possessing expanding ammunition – 2 years
  • 3 x Possessing a prohibited firearm – 5 years

A Destruction Order was also made for the firearms to be disposed of.

Unauthorised firearms discovered in possession of Mark Randall. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Unauthorised firearms discovered in possession of Mark Randall. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

The Lincolnshire Police Investigating Officer PC Phil Gidlow said: “This is a really positive result and the destruction order allows us to destroy the large amount of weapons Mark Randall had.”