Police seized ammunition and hashish following a search of a house within the state’s north west final week.
As a part of a proactive rural crime operation, officers hooked up to Central North Rural Crime Prevention Group with the help of investigators from Central North Police District, carried out a Firearm Prohibition Order (FPO) at a property on the Castlereagh Freeway, Walgett, about 3.55pm on Friday 5 June 2020.
Throughout the search, officers situated and seized, two rifle bolts, ammunition, hashish oil and hashish seeds.
A 32-year-old man charged with two counts of purchase firearm half with out authority to take action, possess ammunition with out holding licence/allow/authority and possess prohibited drug.
He was given a future courtroom attendance discover to look at Walgett Native Courtroom on Tuesday 14 July 2020.
State Rural Crime Coordinator, Detective Inspector Cameron Whiteside mentioned this can be a nice instance of native police working alongside the Rural Crime Prevention Group to stop rural crimes, while disrupting those who prey upon our farmers.
“These operations will not be solely carried out on lengthy weekends, you may anticipate to see the Rural Crime Investigators out and about working with native police, on numerous days and nights,” Det Insp Whiteside mentioned.
“We obtained data over the weekend about rural crimes being dedicated in these areas, and we shall be again in assist of farmers and landholders that offered this data.”