CREATING his own gun silencer has been an expensive exercise for Crystal Brook’s Michael John Kelly.
Pleading guilty to unlawful possession of a weapon, Kelly, 29, told the court he had created the silencer after reading about it on a gun forum and only did it because he had hearing problems.
Police searched a Crystal Brook address around 12.30pm on April 12 and found the home-made device.
Representing himself, Kelly said “I do have hearing damage and I thought it was a smarter way to go about it, obviously not.”
He was fined $1000 but had no conviction recorded.