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Three people charged over firearm offences - South Coast

Thursday, 03 June 2021 04:26:06 PM

Two men and a woman have been charged with firearm and drug-related offences on the state’s South Coast.

Yesterday morning (Wednesday 2 June 2021), officers attached to South Coast Police District stopped a 46-year-old man on Kinghorne Street, Nowra, and served him a Firearms Prohibition Order (FPO).

Police will allege in court the man was found to be in possession of methylamphetamine and an EFTPOS machine believed to have been stolen.

Police then conducted a search of a property on Ryan Avenue, Nowra, where they located a 21-year-old man, who was served with an FPO.

It will be alleged he was in possession on methylamphetamine.

Both men were issued a Court Attendance Notice to appear in Nowra Local Court on Monday 28 June 2021.

Following further inquiries, about 12.45pm, a 40-year-old man were stopped in the Nowra CBD; the man was served a Firearms Prohibition Order and Weapons Prohibition Order (WPO), while the 22-year-old woman was also arrested.

She was taken to Nowra Police Station, where she was charged with seven counts of fraud.

Police then searched a property on Scenic Drive, Nowra, and allegedly located a replica firearm.

The items seized will undergo forensic examination.

The woman was refused bail to appear in Nowra Local Court today (Thursday 3 June 2021).

Investigations are continuing.