Stash of guns and drugs found

Police uncovered guns and drugs in a Coffs Harbour home after they were called to a domestic dispute.
Police uncovered guns and drugs in a Coffs Harbour home after they were called to a domestic dispute.

A COFFS Harbour man has been arrested and charged with firearm and drug offences after police were called to a domestic dispute.

Police said officers attended a local residence on Wednesday in relation to the domestic incident.

A 56-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station.

A search of the premises allegedly uncovered three firearms, a cannabis plant and a quantity of cannabis leaf.

A 58-year-old woman, the alleged victim of the domestic incident, was left shaken but unharmed.

The man was charged with a total of 12 offences and appeared in Coffs Harbour Local Court today where he was refused bail. 

He is due to reappear in court on August 28 facing charges of:  

  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Alter a firearm so to convert it
  • Possess ammunition without a permit
  • Two counts of not keeping a firearm safely
  • Carry a firearm in a manner likely to injure
  • Possess a loaded firearm endangering life  
  • Not keep a firearm safely
  • Two counts of possessing a prohibited drug 
  • Cultivating cannabis  

Topics:  coffs clarence local area command police, guns and drugs



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