Two Men Charged Over Firearms, Drugs And Property Offences – Fairfield
Fairfield Police have charged two males with a variety of offences including the possession of firearms, explosives and property including 9,000 cigarettes after executing a search warrant yesterday.
Officers from the anti-theft unit received information about the occupants of a house in Bossley Park allegedly storing and selling various items of property that were believed to be the proceeds of crime.
After a period of investigation officers sought and were granted a search warrant.
Upon police arrival at 9.45 am there were five people in the Gallipoli Street residence and they refused Police entry.
Officers from the Riot and Public Order Squad then forced entry to and secured the premises and its occupants.
A 32-year-old man was arrested for an outstanding warrant and Police conducted a search of the premises locating:
- Prohibited drugs,
- Two firearms,
- A stun gun,
- Prohibited weapons,
Police will allege that they also located items of property believed to have been unlawfully obtained including:
- Laptop computers,
- Mobile phones,
- 69 x $100 fuel cards
- More than 9,000 cigarettes.
The 32-year-old man has been charged with:
- Goods suspected of being stolen x 5,
- Possess explosives,
- Possess prohibited weapon,
- Possess unregistered firearm,
- Possess unauthorised firearm
- Not keep firearm safe.
The man has been refused bail and will appear at the Fairfield Local Court later today.
A 16-year-old male was charged with:
- Having goods suspected of being stolen x 6
- Use offensive language.
The youth was granted conditional bail to appear at Parramatta Children’s Court on 25 January 2010.
Inquiries into the matter continue.