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Man charged with drug and firearm offences - Oxley PD

Saturday, 14 August 2021 12:06:59 AM

PLEASE NOTE: Images of the seized items have been uploaded to the NSW Police Facebook page.

A man has been charged following the execution of a search warrant at a home in the state’s Western Region yesterday.

About 10.00am (Friday 13 August 2021), officers from Oxley Police District attended a home on the Newell Highway, Edgeroi, where they executed a search warrant.

During the search officers seized a number of items including, a Colt 9MM Luger pistol, ammunition, cannabis, methamphetamine, and more than $15 000 in cash.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Narrabri Police Station where he was charged with three counts possess prohibited drug, two counts possess unauthorised pistol, possess unregistered firearm – pistol, not keep firearm safely, possess ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority, deal with proceeds of crime < $100,000, supply prohibited drug - indictable & commercial quantity, supply cannabis – indictable and commercial quantity, cultivate prohibited plant – small quantity, possess unregistered firearm – not pistol/prohibited firearm, give firearm to person not authorised by licence/permit, supply/give ammunition to person not authorised, and goods suspected stolen in/on premises.

He was refused bail and will appear in Tamworth Local Court today (Saturday 14 August 2021).