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Berwick Police Arrests Woman on Weapons Charges after Reporting Stolen Gun

Alyssa Ashmore 31 yoa. of River Road Berwick, was arrested on Tuesday April 6, 2021 at 12:23 for the following charges:

3 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON

(BERWICK WARRANT) FOR POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON

On Monday, April 5, 2021, Berwick Police Department detectives began an investigation into Ashmore reporting her gun being stolen. During the course of this investigation, investigators determined that Ashmore was a convicted felon and was not able to possess firearms.  After further investigation, an arrest warrant was prepared for her arrest.

On April 6, 2021 at 12:22 pm, Berwick officers spotted Ashmore at approximately traveling on Berwick South Road and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Ashmore was learned to be the driver and was immediately taken into custody for the warrant.

During the course of the traffic stop, Ashmore alerted officers to other guns being in her vehicle. Consent to search her vehicle was given and officers located three loaded firearms, magazines and ammunition.  She was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Jail where she was processed on the warrant and additionally charged with 3 counts of Possessing Firearms by a Convicted Felon.  The investigation is ongoing and more arrest are possible.

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