Firearms and drugs recovered in Masterton incidents

Police have seized firearms and drugs in three separate incidents in Masterton recently.

Around 1.45am on Friday 8 November Police noticed a disqualified driver behind the wheel on Chapel Street.

The vehicle was searched and a shotgun was recovered.

A 20-year-old man has been charged with unlawfully possessing a firearm, driving while disqualified and possession of an offensive weapon.

He is due to appear at Masterton District Court on Monday 18 November.

A second shotgun was located in a separate incident on Friday 8 November.

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