Another firearm seized


A 27 year old man from Mt Tarcoola has been charged with numerous offences after police stopped his vehicle and found a firearm early this morning. 

Approx 2:30am (Friday 9 January 2015) Geraldton Police stopped a Toyota Prado on Eve Street, Beresford. 


Police say that the vehicle was subject to a search, and during the course of the search police located a modified .22 calibre rifle with scope which had been stolen during a burglary in Spalding in October 2014. 

It is further alleged that a subsequent search of the driver revealed a glass smoking implement and an amount of methyl-amphetamine.

The following charges were laid:

Possess stolen or unlawfully obtained property

Possess Firearm with circumstances of aggravation (altered) 

Possess a prohibited Drug (Methyl Amphetamine)

Possess smoking implement

The man will appear before Geraldton Magistrates Court on 22 January 2015.