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Officer charged - North West Metropolitan Region

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 03:03:48 PM

A police officer has been charged after a firearm was located at a Blue Mountains home.

Police attended the home on Thursday 9 February 2017, where they located a rifle.


The item was seized by investigators who commenced inquiries.

Following investigations, on Friday 26 May 2017, a 52-year-old senior constable, attached to a Local Area Command in the North West Metropolitan Region, was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice.

He was charged with possess unregistered firearm – not prohibited firearm, possess unauthorised firearm, and not keep firearm safely.

He is expected to appear at Katoomba Local Court on Monday 10 July 2017.