Man on ex­plo­sives, drug charges

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Western Opinion -

A WEST Perth man (40) was charged with pos­sess­ing a mil­i­tary-style pro­jec­tile, ex­plo­sives and drugs af­ter de­tec­tives raided his house last Wed­nes­day.

It will be al­leged po­lice found two con­tain­ers con­tain­ing the ex­plo­sive am­mo­nium ni­trate, a deto- na­tor with a fuse, sticks of power gel and the un­de­scribed mil­i­tary pro­jec­tile, in ad­di­tion to cannabis plants and drug para­pher­na­lia.

The bomb squad is ex­am­in­ing all the ex­plo­sive-re­lated items and the man has been charged with mak­ing or pos­sess­ing ex­plo­sives in sus­pi­cious cir­cum­stances, grow­ing and pos­sess­ing a drug and hav­ing drug para­pher­na­lia.

He was re­manded in cus­tody to reap­pear at Perth Mag­is­trates Court on April 2.

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