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Two men arrested over alleged drugs and firearms offences - Lismore area

Friday, 14 July 2017 06:17:27 PM

One man has been charged and another man issued a Future Court Attendance Notice over alleged drug and firearm offences near Lismore yesterday.

Just before 9.30am yesterday (Thursday 13 July 2017), police will allege a 67-year-old man was in possession of prohibited drugs, unregistered firearms and ammunition at a property on Cawongla Road, Larnook.

Police attached to the Richmond Local Area Command searched the property and seized cannabis, cannabis cookies, a number of firearms, a suppressor and ammunition.

The 67-year-old man attended Lismore Police Station today (Friday 14 July 2017) where he was charged with four counts of possessing a prohibited drug, three counts of possessing an unregistered firearm, possessing an unregistered pistol, possessing unregistered prohibited firearm, not ensure safe keeping of pistol, three counts of possessing firearms while unlicenced and possessing ammunition without a licence.

He will appear before Lismore Local Court on Monday 21 August 2017.

A second man, 57, also attended Lismore Police Station today where he had his firearms licence suspended and was issued a cannabis caution.

Investigations continue.