Firearm and drugs seized after search warrant at Dubbo

A man will face court next year for firearm and drug offences following a search warrant in the state’s Orana Region yesterday.

Just before 2pm (Monday 23 November 2020), officers attached to Western Region Enforcement Squad (RES) with the assistance of the Domestic Violence High Risk Offenders Team (DVHROT) and Orana Mid Western Police Districts Proactive Crime Team (PCT), executed a search warrant at a home on O’Donnell Street, Dubbo.

During the search officers allegedly located and seized a shortened .22 rifle, ammunition, cannabis, cash, mobile phones and drug paraphernalia.

About 7pm the same day, an 18-year-old man was arrested at Dubbo Police Station.

He was charged with possess unauthorised prohibited firearm, possess ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority, supply prohibited drug and possess prohibited drug.

He was given conditional bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday 10 February 2021.

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