Man charged with firearm offences - Miller

Tuesday, 23 May 2023 04:35:39 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Images of the seized item are available on the NSW Police social media pages

A man has been charged after police seized an unauthorised firearm during a vehicle stop in Sydney’s south-west.

About 9.15am today (Tuesday 23 May 2023), officers attached to Liverpool City Police Area Command located a black BMW sedan parked on Cartwright Avenue, Miller. The vehicle and sole occupant were searched, police located a .32 calibre semi-automatic Beretta pistol and Methylamphetamine.

A 31-year-old man was taken to Liverpool Police Station and charged with seven offences including possess unauthorised pistol, use, supply acquire or possess defaced firearm, possess loaded firearm in a public place, possess unregistered firearm – pistol, not keep firearm safely – pistol, acquire pistol subject to a firearms prohibition order and possess prohibited drug.

The man was refused bail to appear before Liverpool Local Court today (Tuesday 23 May 2023).

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.