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(, Thu 14 Jan 2010, 12:10)
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The guns, the police and me
May be a 'roast, can't remember...

Some years ago I found myself the designated driver on New Year's Eve, the only sober guest at an impromptu post-pub house party.

The bladdered host, whom nobody present had met before (his loner status becomes significant later) suddenly decided to show us his gun collection. He had every type of firearm I'd ever seen, including, in his back bedroom, a machine gun mounted on a tripod with ammunition stacked in boxes all around the walls.

A couple of my fellow guests, whom I knew to be persistent criminals, began discussing how easy it would be to break in and remove some of the weaponry for their personal gain. The barrels of most had been blocked up to inactivate them but apparently they could be adapted to shoot again.

When I got home in the early hours, I was so worried about what might go on that I rang the police about it. I was on work at 7am so I then got my head down for a couple of hours.

Outside work, I noticed a car with two men in it, watching me...
Yes, it was CID, checking that I wasn't a hoaxer.

So at 8am the bloke's house was raided - megaphone, dogs, helicopter, the lot - and the guns were 'recovered'.

By the time the operation was over I was back in bed. Later that day I had a grateful telephone call from the fuzz, who were relieved that the guns had not been 'liberated' by the local scum.

I'd asked them not to let on who'd tipped them off and they kept their word. Even though the press were present at the raid, and the story was all over the local papers the next week, my name was kept out of it.

I kept MY mouth WELL shut about it for the next 12 years or so, too!
(, Tue 19 Jan 2010, 20:42, 8 replies)
couldn't you
have just warned the guy?
(, Tue 19 Jan 2010, 21:12, closed)
as he was obviously too stupid.
(, Tue 19 Jan 2010, 21:48, closed)
Wasn't Big Vern I spose?

(, Tue 19 Jan 2010, 22:41, closed)
...so it was you!!!
(, Tue 19 Jan 2010, 23:28, closed)
I remember that.
The guy's name was bin Laden, and he was pissed. He went to Sudan or Afghanistan or somewhere like that talking about geehard or geehad or something. He definitely was not happy. Don't know where he is now.
(, Wed 20 Jan 2010, 3:26, closed)

(, Wed 20 Jan 2010, 9:56, closed)
I like this.
Took guts to do that. Well done you - who knows how many shootings you indirectly prevented.
(, Wed 20 Jan 2010, 13:23, closed)

(, Wed 20 Jan 2010, 13:44, closed)

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