Gun parts lead to firearms find

Southern Gazette (Victoria Park) - - News -

A HOARD of 26 firearms was al­legedly found at a Bel­mont house af­ter gun parts im­ported from Slove­nia were dis­cov­ered in the mail. The Bel­mont prop­erty was searched 11 days af­ter the find and the work­ing parts of a Brown­ing M2 ma­chine gun, four shot­guns, a semi­au­to­matic ri­fle, 11 handguns, 19 si­lencers, three ri­fles and knives were al­legedly un­cov­ered. Aus­tralian Bor­der Force of­fi­cers and lo­cal de­tec­tives said they also found knuckle dusters and am­mu­ni­tion. A 23-year-old man from Bel­mont will ap­pear in Perth Mag­is­trates Court on Novem­ber 23.

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