ACT Policing detectives have seized a home-made firearm and a quantity of drugs during a search warrant in Braddon yesterday (Wednesday, 27 November).
Detectives executed the search warrant on the home yesterday afternoon locating a home-made firearm similar to a shotgun, two replica handguns and ammunition, along with a quantity of cannabis and small amount of crystalline substance.
A 30-year-old man is expected to be summonsed at a later date for the firearm and drug offences.
This is part of an ongoing campaign by ACT Policing to remove illicit firearms off our streets. During this campaign anyone who can provide information that leads to the recovery of an illicit firearm or results in the successful prosecution of the offenders may be eligible for a $5000 reward.
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Rewards of up to $5,000 as part of this initiative are only eligible until 31 January 2014.
People can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
Further information about the illicit firearm rewards strategy can be found via the ACT Policing website www.police.act.gov.au
[Courtesy ACT Policing]