Portsmouth, RI – Portsmouth Police Department has issued the following press release in regards to an incident that took place at CJ’s Pub on Sunday, December 2nd.

On December 2, 2018, at 7:30 pm member of the Portsmouth Police Detective Division along with patrol officers responded to 568 Park Ave, CJ’s Pub. Information was received that there may be a firearm hidden on the premises. Upon arrival at the establishment a loaded 38 caliber revolver was recovered which was hidden inside a bathroom.

Further investigation revealed that the gun had been stolen from a home in Falmouth, Massachusetts several months ago.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone that has information about the incident is encouraged to contact Detectives at 401-643-0194 or the general line at 401-683-0300.


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