Around 12.30am this morning (24 August 2018), Police were called to a serviced apartment complex located on Great Eastern Highway in Ascot after it was reported a person was seen with a firearm.
It will be alleged the man told staff he was a Police Officer. , WA Police say
Officers from Cannington Detectives conducted a search of the man’s room and his vehicle. It will be alleged Detectives located and seized an unlicensed firearm, drug paraphernalia, and a small amount of Methylamphetamine.
The 54-year-old man from Wanneroo has been charged with:-
•Impersonating a Public Officer;
•Carries or Possesses a Controlled Weapon;
•Possessed any Drug Paraphernalia in or on which there was a Prohibited Drug; and
•Possess a Prohibited Drug.
The man is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on 21 September 2018.
A 49-year-old woman from Forrestdale who was with the man will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date on drug related offences.