Wellington Man Charged With Drug & Firearm Offences

Will Appear In Wellington Local Court

Wellington Man Charged With Drug & Firearm Offences

A man has been charged with drug and firearm offences following the execution of a search warrant a home in the states Central West yesterday.

About 1.30pm (Wednesday 23 May 2018), officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District executed a search warrant at a home on Barton Street, Wellington.

During the search officers allegedly located a .22 calibre bolt-action rifle, along with more than 3kg of cannabis leaf and three well established cannabis plants.

A 59-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Wellington Police Station where he was charged with possess prohibited drug, possess unauthorised firearm, possess ammunition without holding a licence, cultivate prohibited plant small quantity and supply cannabis indictable quantity & commercial quantity.

He was given conditional bail and will appear in Wellington Local Court on 19 June 2018.


Source: NSW Police

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