19 November 2022

Police seize replica gun and drugs in Belconnen raid

| Ian Bushnell
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Replica firearm seized

The replica firearm seized in the raid. Photo: ACT Policing.

Drugs, a replica firearm, and cash have been seized in a police raid on a home in Belconnen yesterday (18 November).

ACT Policing said officers from Belconnen station executed a search warrant about 10:30 am in Howie Court and on a vehicle belonging to the resident.

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Police located the replica handgun and metal ball bearings that could be fired from it, along with substances suspected of being cannabis and methylamphetamine, cash and other drug paraphernalia.

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The replica handgun was rendered safe at the scene.

Police suspect the cash to be the proceeds of crime.

A 51-year-old man will be charged with firearm and drug offences via summons.

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