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Man Charged over Firearm Possesion

Police_Line_Crime_Scene_2498847226.jpgA man has been arrested and will face court today after he was allegedly found in possession on a firearm on the Copper Coast.

Police stopped and searched a car Monday in Kadina and found a passenger in the car was subject to a firearms prohibition order.

They allegedly located a cut-down .22 rifle, 49 rounds of ammunition, 1.29 grams of Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a knife.

A 36-year-old man from Berri has been arrested and charged with an aggravated count of possessing a prescribed firearm without a licence, possessing ammunition, breaching a firearm prohibition order, breach of bail, carrying an offensive weapon and trafficking a controlled drug.