Molotov cocktails seized; man charged at Gilgandra, NSW

A man has been charged after police allegedly seized Molotov cocktails from a house in the state’s west.

About 1am today (Sunday 22 March 2020), officers from Orana Mid Western Police District attended a house in Farrar Street, Gilgandra, about 67km north of Dubbo, after reports of a man acting suspiciously.

Upon arrival, police located a box – in a car parked in the driveway – allegedly containing four Molotov cocktails.

Police spoke with a 38-year-old man, who was arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

Officers seized the box, which also contained a knife and lighter, which will undergo forensic examination.

The man was charged with possess dangerous/noxious thing with intent to injure, use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, two counts of stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm.

He was refused bail to appear before Dubbo Bail Court today (Sunday 22 March 2020).

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