A 19-year-old appeared before Luton Magistrates Court charged with firearms and drugs offences this morning (August 14).
Jordan Antoine, from Luton, is charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs. He was remanded in custody and will next appear at Luton Crown Court on August 27.
The offences detected are the result of the on-going investigation into gun crime in Luton by Bedfordshire Police, codenamed Operation Boson.
So far 65 people have been arrested for gun related crime, 56 warrants have been executed and 14 firearms have been recovered.
Anyone with information about gun crime can contact detectives on the direct confidential reporting line 01582 394281, or 101, or text force control direct on 07786 200011 or contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
Up to £2000 worth of reward money is available for information about gun crime in Luton.