North Charleston Police recover a dozen handguns, some reported stolen

North Charleston Police recover a dozen handguns, some reported stolen
North Charleston Police say they recovered 12 handguns over a seven-day period. (Source: North Charleston Police)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston Police say they recovered 12 handguns over a seven-day period.

Officers say three of the weapons recovered between last Saturday and Friday were reported stolen.

“NCPD officers are continuing to focus on the reduction of violent crime in our communities,” a post on the agency’s Facebook page states.

Four of the guns were recovered during traffic stops and one was recovered from a pedestrian, the post states.

From January 2, 2021 to January 8, 2021, officers have proactively patrolled the city to keep our city safe. During this...

Posted by North Charleston Police Department on Friday, January 8, 2021

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