Stolen guns recovered

gunsA 34-year-old male from Rangway has been charged after stealing guns and a motor vehicle.

At 6am on August 9th, the offender entered a residence in Woorree and stole 5 firearms and a Landrover Utility.

The stolen vehicle was recovered later that day in Karloo.

However it wasn't until the next morning that police approached a vehicle parked on Banksia Street, Rangeway from which a male person was observed running from the area. Police will allege, a search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of 4 of the stolen firearms.

Later that day, police attended an address in Cypress Street, Rangeway where the male was arrested without incident.

He was charged with:

2 x Burglary 2 x Stealing 1 x Steal Motor Vehicle 1 x Breach of Bail