ACT Policing detectives have seized seven firearms, three replica firearms, a large amount of ammunition and a quantity of drugs during two simultaneous search warrants in Narrabundah and Fyshwick in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, November 7).
Criminal Investigations detectives executed a search warrant at a Narrabundah residence and at a Fyshwick premises around 5am this morning.
During the progress of the search, police seized four rifles, two pistols and one shotgun, resulting in seven firearms in total at Narrabundah.
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Police also seized three replica firearms and 2,000 rounds of shot gun ammunition following a search warrant in Fyshwick at the same time.
Investigations are ongoing and no charges have been laid in relation to the items seized.
Detective Sergeant Shane Scott said this is an example of ACT Policing’s dedication to removing illicit firearms from Canberra streets.
“The seizure of these guns is another win for ACT Policing and the community
however, Criminal Investigations detectives are continuing to work hard to ensure the criminals behind these illicit firearms and drugs are taken off the street as this investigation continues,” Detective Sergeant Scott said.
If you have any information which could assist police in removing an illegal firearm please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]