Police charge man with firearms, prohibited weapons offences – Riverwood

A man has been charged after a search of his Riverwood home allegedly revealed a number of firearms and prohibited weapons in various areas of the home.

About 11.30am on Friday 16 July 2021, detectives from St George Police Area Command executed a search warrant at a home on Eldon Street, Riverwood.

The occupant, a man, aged 30, was arrested after officers allegedly located firearm parts, including a shortened double barrel receiver and stock.

Also seized was an amount of cash, knives, prohibited weapons and a laptop computer suspected of being stolen.

The man was taken to Kogarah Police Station where he was charged with six offences, including;

  • Firearm found at premises – subject to prohibition order,
  • possess shortened firearm without authority,
  • use prohibited weapon contrary to prohibition order,
  • possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit,
  • knowingly deal with proceeds of crime, and
  • goods in custody.

Police will conduct further inquiries in relation to the seized items.

He was refused bail and will appear in Parramatta Local Court tomorrow (Saturday 17 July 2021).

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