Illicit drugs and weapons seized in Reid unit complexes

Lachlan Roberts 6 June 2019

A 53-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today. Screen grab from video.

Police have seized a variety of illicit drugs and an array of weapons including a crossbow after they raided a number of units at the Jerilderie and Kanangra Courts in Reid.

On Wednesday (5 June), officers from City Police Station, Regional Targeting Team with the assistance of AFP Canine executed multiple search warrants at unit complexes on Ainslie Avenue.

Police seized cash, substances suspected of being a variety of illicit and prescription drugs, suspected stolen property, weapons including tasers, a crossbow, batons, a knuckle duster and ammunition.

A 53-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (6 June), on 16 charges including possessing prohibited weapons, possessing prohibited substances, trafficking in controlled substances, possessing declared substances, and possessing suspected stolen property.

Police will oppose bail.

ACT Policing urges anyone who may have any information about these incidents, or any other incidents involving this crime type, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

For this incident, please quote reference 6390952. Information can be provided anonymously.

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