Guns, drugs seized af­ter house search

Joondalup Times - - NEWS -

PO­LICE say they found firearms and drugs dur­ing a search of a Maranga­roo prop­erty last Tues­day.

Re­gional In­ves­ti­ga­tions Unit of­fi­cers searched the Maranga­roo home on Septem­ber 25 as part of an on­go­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the sale and dis­tri­bu­tion of firearms.

They found a sawn-off ri­fle with loaded mag­a­zine, al­tered replica hand­gun with loaded mag­a­zine and am­mu­ni­tion for both firearms.

Po­lice also found about 88 grams of methylene­dioxy-metham­phetamine (MDMA), 56 grams of cannabis, 1 gram of MDMA pow­der, 1 gram of dex­am­phetamine tablets, drug para­pher­na­lia and a stolen Honda mo­tor­cy­cle.

Po­lice charged a Maranga­roo man (26) with four counts of drug pos­ses­sion, two counts of pos­sess­ing stolen or un­law­fully ob­tained prop­erty and firearm pos­ses­sion.

Other charges in­clude pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited drug (MDMA) with in­tent to sell or sup­ply, hav­ing ready ac­cess to drugs and weapons, am­mu­ni­tion pos­ses­sion and pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited weapon.

Po­lice found a sawn-off ri­fle dur­ing the search.

MDMA was found dur­ing the search.

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