Police charge man with firearm offences at Culburra

A man has been charged with firearm offences after an alleged domestic violence-related incident on the state’s South Coast overnight.

About 10pm (Tuesday 26 January 2021), police were called to a home in Culburra, following reports a man was threatening a woman known to him.

Officers from South Coast Police District attended and found a 42-year-old man standing in the doorway of the property, with his arms behind his back.

When police directed the man to show his hands, he allegedly produced two black imitation firearms and pointed them in the direction of the officers.

Police disarmed the man and arrested him.

The man was taken to Nowra Police Station, where he was charged with stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm, two counts of possess unauthorised pistol, armed with intent commit indictable offence, intimidate police officer in execution of duty, resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, resist officer in execution of duty, and assault police officer in execution of duty.

He was refused bail to appear in Nowra Local Court today (Wednesday 27 January 2021).

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