A man will face court today charged with firearms offences in the state’s far west.
About 9pm yesterday (Monday 13 January 2020), a man was allegedly at a home in Ryan Street, Broken Hill, and in possession of a firearm.
It will be alleged in court that the man did not hold a firearms licence.
Officers attached to Barrier Police District attended the property and located a 30-year-old man.
During a search of the man, police located and seized a firearm and ammunition. It was seized to undergo forensic examination.
The 30-year-old man was arrested and taken to Broken Hill Police Station.
He was charged with possess ammunition without holding a licence, possess shortened firearm without authority, possess unauthorised firearm, not keep firearm safely-prohibited firearm, and domestic violence, traffic and breach of bail offences.
The man was refused bail to appear at Broken Hill Local Court today (Tuesday 14 January 2020).