A 46-year-old man will be proceeded against in relation to several firearms offences following a search by the Western Drug and Firearms Unit on Wednesday, where police seized several firearms.
During the search at a property on the Northwest Coast, police seized 8 firearms, multiple firearms parts, and other firearm related exhibits. Three of the firearms were identified as being illegally manufactured – two Serbu GB22 pistols and a PCP air rifle.
The man will be proceeded against for the offences of Trafficking in firearms, illegally dealing in firearms, possessing unregistered firearms, possess a shortened Firearm, Possess insecure ammunition and fail to comply with the safe storage of firearms.
Anyone with information in relation to illegal firearms or criminal activity is asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers at crimestopperstas.com.au or on 1800 333 000 – information can be provided anonymously.