Former Mayor of Wisbech charged with possessing a firearm

Jonathan Farmer, former Mayor of Wisbech.

A 57-year-old former Mayor of Wisbech in Cambridgeshire has appeared in court charged with possessing a firearm.

Fenland district councillor Jonathan Farmer was at King's Lynn magistrates court having been arrested at his home on January 10th.

He's been bailed to appear at Cambridge Crown court on April 22nd. The charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in jail.

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