Marangaroo search warrant arrest

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As part of their ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of firearms, Regional Investigations Unit officers executed a search warrant at a residence in Marangaroo yesterday, Tuesday 25 September 2018.

It is alleged during the search, police located and seized:-
• Sawn off rifle with loaded magazine;
• Altered replica handgun with loaded magazine;
• A quantity of ammunition for the above firearms;
• Approximately 88 grams of MDMA;
• Approximately 56 grams of cannabis;
• Approximately 1 gram of MDMA powder;
• Approximately 1 gram of Dex-Amphetamine tablets;
• Stolen Honda motorcycle; and
• Drug paraphernalia.

A 26-year-old man from Marangaroo is due to appear before the Joondalup Magistrates Court today (26 September 2018) charged with:-
• Four counts Possess Prohibited Drug;
• Two counts of Possess Stolen or Unlawfully Obtained Property;
• Possess Firearm (Aggravated);
• Possess Prohibited Drug with Intent to Sell or Supply (MDMA);
• Ready Access to Drugs and Weapons;
• Possess Ammunition; and
• Possess Prohibited Weapon.