Arrest from Rockingham search warrant

As a result of inquiries by Rockingham Detectives, they executed a search warrant at a home in Harrison Street Rockingham on Tuesday, 12 November 2019.

During the search it is alleged police located and seized:-

• Approximately 82 grams of Methylamphetamine;

• Numerous glass smoking implements with trace amounts of Methylamphetamine;

• Numerous plastic smoking pipes containing trace amounts of cannabis;

• A homemade Taser;

• Approximately 1 gram of cannabis; and

• A homemade pipe bomb on a shelf in the living room.

Police bomb technicians attended the address and conducted an x-ray of the pipe bomb where they identified it as a personnel bomb containing gas cylinders, nuts and bolts.

It is further alleged during the search police also located a flask containing ammonium nitrate, which is commonly used in the manufacturing of explosives and two detonators.

A 30-year-old man from Rockingham is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today, 16 November 2019 on the charges of:

• Making or Possession of Explosives under Suspicious Circumstances;

• Possess Prohibited Weapon;

• Possessed any Drug Paraphernalia in or on which there was a Prohibited Drug or Plant;

• Possess a Prohibited Drug (Cannabis); and

• Possessed a Trafficable Quantity of Methylamphetamine with Intent to Sell or Supply it to Another.

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