Firearm, drug charges – Marsden

Police have charged two people with multiple offences after seizing a number of homemade firearms from a residence in Marsden yesterday.

Around 1pm officers attended the location while conducting investigations into an armed robbery. While at the address, police conducted an emergent search where they allegedly seized three homemade firearms, two electric anti-personnel devices, multiple rounds of ammunition, a firearm frame, knuckledusters, a quantity of drugs including MDMA, drug utensils, a motorbike and other items.

A 45-year-old Marsden man was charged with seven counts of unlawful possession of weapon, three counts of acquiring restricted items, two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, and one count each of possess tainted property, possess property suspected of being acquired for a drug offence, authority required to possess explosives and manufacture weapon whilst not licensed.

He is due to appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court today (January 20).

A 42-year-old Marsden woman was issued a Notice to Appear (date to be set), charged with four counts of supply dangerous drugs.

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