Second court appearance for man on gun rap

A MAN charged in connection with a gun incident at Cumbernauld Police Station two weeks ago appeared at Aridrie Sheriff Court for the second time on Tuesday afternoon.

Michael John Stuart (53) made no plea or declaration and he was remanded in custody again, with the proceedings now being fully committed to trial.

He is charged with a total of seven firearms offences, one of which includes possession of a shotgun – the barrel of which shortened less than 24 inches, as well as a charge under the Misuse of Drugs Act.