Man with Crossbow Fined

Offender told police it was for amusement


WA Content Team

7 June 2019

WA Content Team

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A 55-year-old Esperance man has been fined after police discovered a crossbow on a property.

Police prosecutor Senior Constable Carolyn Petersen told the court that at 8AM on March 14, 2019, police executed a search warrant at an address in Nulsen.

Allen David Jones pleaded guilty on June 5 in the Esperance Magistrates Court.

Jones was present during the search and police found a crossbow with metal tips. 

Jones told police he only used it in the backyard for his personal "amusement". 

Allen Jones was fined $400 for possessing a prohibited weapon and charged $205.30 in court costs.

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