Man charged with drug, immigration and firearm offences after armed police raid at Peterborough home

A man has been charged with a series of offences after armed police raided a Peterborough home.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 4:59 am

Two men were arrested on Friday when police raided homes at addresses in Woodcote Close and Hawksbill Way, Peterborough.

Today a Cambridgeshire police spokesman said: “Danius Cechavicius, 39, of Hawksbill Way, Peterborough was charged with possession of cannabis, seeking to enter / leave the UK by deceptive means, possessing a firearm and concealing criminal property.

“He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on 19 April.

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Police at Hawksbill Way

“Mantautas Simkus, 37, of Woodcote Close, Peterborough was charged with producing cannabis.

“He has been released on police bail until 5 May.”

Road closures were put in place while police executed the warrant on Friday morning.

Police at Hawksbill Way