Firearms seized during Hume warrant

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ACT Policing has seized a number of firearms as well as ammunition, body armour, and other items during warrant activity in Hume.  

About 11am on Sunday, 12 May 2024, members from ACT Policing’s Drugs and Organised Crime Team, assisted by members of Criminal Investigations and the AFP Canine unit, executed a search warrant at a property on Sawmill Circuit, Hume.  

During this warrant, police located and seized: 

  • Five rifles, four with scopes 

  • One shotgun 

  • One imitation Glock handgun 

  • One air rifle 

  • Multiple boxes of ammunition 

  • Body armour 

  • Multiple holsters and firearm accessories 

  • Australian Defence Force items, including a uniform, manuals, personally issued items (such as certificates) 

  • Stolen personal documentation (including medical records) 


Police believe the rifles and shotgun, which have been sent for forensic testing, were stolen during a 2016 burglary.  

While no arrests have been made, investigations surrounding the warrants are ongoing and charges are expected.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 7746704. Information can be provided anonymously. 



POLICE MEDIA — (02) 5126 9070,  

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