Teens busted for guns during probation check

Two teens were arrested and charged with firearms offenses after they were busted with guns inside of their Kingsessing home during a probation check Friday night, police said.

When probation officers knocked on the door of an 18-year-old boy who lives on Belmar Terrace near 54th Street at 6:30 p.m., they saw him reach into his waistband for a gun, said Lt. John Walker of Southwest Detectives.

A 16-year-old boy in the house who answered the door for members of the Juvenile Enforcement Team also had a gun tucked in his pants. Police found a 380-semi automatic handgun and .38 revolver on the teens and a 8 mm semiautomatic in the sofa, Walker said.

One gun was stolen and another had an obliterated serial number, Walker said.

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