Police charge man after search warrant – Bradbury

A man has been charged and property seized following a search warrant at a home in Sydney’s southwest yesterday.

Strike Force Cepes was established by officers attached to Camden Police Area Command to investigate a number of break and enters in the Gledswood Hills, Cobbity and Leppington areas, between Sunday 31 December 2023 and Saturday 13 January 2024.

Following inquiries, about 9.45am (Thursday 18 January 2024), a search warrant was executed at a home in Bradbury, by police attached to the Camden Proactive Crime Team (PCT), assisted by detectives.

A search of the property allegedly revealed several items of interest including tools, drugs, firearm parts and ammunition – all of which were seized.

A male occupant – aged 31 – was arrested and taken to Campbelltown Police Station.

He was charged with 19 offences, including acquire firearm part without authority to do so, acquire pistol part without authority to do so, possess ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, possess/attempt to – prescribed restricted substance,

two counts of aggravated break and enter with intent – in company – steal, two counts of enter inclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse, two counts of take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, two counts of larceny value more than $15,000, two counts of goods suspected stolen in custody of other – not motor vehicle, and four counts of owner not disclose identity of driver/passenger.

He was refused bail and will appear before Campbelltown Local Court today (Friday 19 January 2024).

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.

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