Man charged after drugs, gun and ammunition found in Toukley

A man has been charged after police located drugs and ammunition in a car, and seized a gun following a search warrant at a home in Toukley yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 11.25am today, officers from Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command stopped a red Toyota sports car on Fravent Street, Toukley.

Following investigations, officers searched the car and allegedly located an amount of drugs believed to be cannabis and ‘ice’, as well as ammunition and a rifle magazine.

The driver, a 27-year-old man, was arrested and taken to Wyong Police Station.

Following his arrest, officers executed a search warrant at a home on Glendale Avenue Toukley. At the home, officers allegedly found a shortened .22 calibre rifle, ammunition, and rifle parts.

All items were seized and will undergo forensic examinations.

The man was charged with a number of offences including possess unauthorised prohibited firearm, possess shortened firearm without authority, possess ammunition, and posses prohibited drugs.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Wyong Local Court today tomorrow.

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