A 35-year-old man will face court today (4 July) after he allegedly broke into a residence on CSIRO land and stole guns and ammunition.
Police allege that a number of firearms and ammunition were stolen from a residence on CSIRO land in northern Canberra between last Friday and Saturday (28 – 29 June).
After investigating the incident, ACT Policing executed a search warrant on a residence in Giralang yesterday afternoon (3 July).
During this warrant, police found a number of firearms and ammunition believed to be the items stolen from the CSIRO, as well as an amount of cannabis.
A 35-year-old man was arrested and has been charged with unauthorised possession of firearms, burglary, theft and drug possession.