Woman arrested after police find drugs, gun in car

A woman has been arrested following a positive drug test and the discovery of a handgun during a vehicle stop near Wagga Wagga earlier today.

About 9.30am today, police stopped a Honda sedan in Glenfield Road at Tolland.

The officers from Wagga Wagga Local Area Command spoke with the two occupants of the vehicle and the female driver was subjected to a roadside drug test which returned a positive result.

The vehicle was then searched with police alleging that a Webley and Scott .32 calibre semi-automatic hand gun with magazine and one round of ammunition was located.

The firearm was seized for further forensic testing.

Police also located a small amount of cannabis.

The 26-year-old woman was arrested and conveyed to Wagga Wagga Police Station where she was subjected to a secondary drug test. She was later released pending the results of the secondary drug test and forensic testing of the seized firearm.

The 27-year male passenger of the vehicle has been released pending further inquiries.