Man arrested after 'Elvis impersonator' hunt

Police have arrested a 60-year-old man in connection with yesterday’s incident in Widegates, Looe. Police launched a manhunt for Derrel Weaver yesterday, who was wanted in connection with a domestic incident at a farm in Widegates on Thursday night.

Derrel Weaver is believed to be a local Elvis impersonator. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

The man was located on land in Widegates by police officers shortly before 9.30pm on June 27. Two firearms were seized nearby, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

He was arrested on suspicion of firearms offences and will be taken into custody at Launceston police station.

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Elvis impersonator still in hospital after arrest

A 60 year old man is being treated in hospital in Cornwall after police spent all of yesterday on a man hunt. Derrel Weaver from Widegates was arrested last night on land in the village.