Police recover hidden gun in bar bathroom

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Portsmouth police recovered a hidden gun, a loaded revolver, in the bathroom of a Portsmouth bar Sunday evening.

Portsmouth police recovered a hidden gun, a loaded revolver, in the bathroom of a Portsmouth bar Sunday evening.

On Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m., members 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, Mass., several months ago.

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

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