Firearm and drugs seized – Frankston

Detectives from the Echo Taskforce have charged a man as part of an ongoing investigation into a home invasion in Hampton Park last week, Victoria Police say.

The 33-year-old Frankston man was arrested at his property in Karingal Drive, Frankston shortly after 1.30pm yesterday.

He was also served with a Firearm Prohibition Order.

The arrest follows an aggravated burglary in Hampton Park on 9 September.

Following a search of the address, police seized a hand gun, ammunition, samurai sword, a range of drugs including methamphetamines, cocaine and steroids, Outlaw Motor Cycle Gang clothing, and what are believed to be stolen war medals.

A stolen Range Rover was also seized from the property.

The man has been charged with a range of offences including:

•Aggravated home invasion

•Intentionally cause injury

•Make threats to kill

•Unlawful assault

•Firearm Prohibition Order – fail to immediately surrender firearm

•Possess general category firearm

•Possess cartridge ammunition

•Traffick methylamphetamine

•Traffick cocaine

•Possess methylamphetamine

•Possess cocaine

•Possess testosterone

•Possess prohibited weapon

•Commit indictable offence whilst on bail

The man was remanded in custody and will face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court this morning.

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