ACT Policing seize multiple firearms during search warrant execution

Charged with multiple offences #2

Last night, (Wednesday, 18 January 2023) ACT Policing seized multiple firearms and stolen property from a residence in Holder.

Police were able to identify the location of the firearms which were linked to a burglary in Higgins a fortnight prior.   

Officers were able to execute a search warrant and establish a crime scene and seize four firearms, including three bolt action rifles, a taser and an imitation glock pistol.  

A 36-year-old man, who was on a 12-month good behaviour order at the time of offending, was arrested transported to the ACT Watch House.   

He is set to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning and has been charged with the unauthorised possession of firearms, possessing a prohibited weapon and possessing stolen property.  

This seizure comes as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking and firearm distribution in the ACT.  

Anyone with information regarding illicit firearms, or about the sale or manufacture of illicit drugs should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.   

Information can be provided anonymously.  

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