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Firearm found hidden in stud wall

By Canfan - 5 May 2014 0

ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations team has executed a second search warrant on a Florey home (Saturday, May 3) locating an illicit firearm from behind a stud wall in the toilet.

Acting on further information received police returned to the home around 6pm where they removed plasterboard from a stud wall in the toilet of the residence locating the sawn off barrel of a .22 calibre rifle.

Police also located in other locations throughout the residence, the trigger guard and other various fixings believed to belong to the same firearm.

During a previous search warrant on April 24 police had searched the same home resulting in a .22 calibre rifle, ammunition, two replica handguns, a conducted energy weapon, cash small quantity of drugs being seized.

At the time of the previous warrant a 39 year-old man was taken into custody and charged with possession of an unregistered firearm and ammunition.

Following the second search warrant on the weekend further firearm charges are pending.

(ACT Police Press Release)

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