Man arrested after police find machine guns, rifles, dangerous weapons inside Sydney home

A man will face court next month on drug and firearms charges after police located Ice and unauthorised firearms and weapons at a home in Sydney.

About 8am yesterday Thursday 24 September 2015, detectives attached to the State Crime Command’s Firearms Squad executed a search warrant at a home unit on Bunn Street, Pyrmont.

Police located and seized nine ‘airsoft’ firearms, similar in appearance to a Glock pistol, a Colt M16, MP5 machine guns, a Mini 14 Ruger, a Scorpion machine gun, a Beretta pistol, a FAMAS machine gun, and a bolt-action rifle.


Two further weapons – believed to be replicas of an Uzi submachine gun and a semi-automatic pistol – were located and seized.

In addition, police seized ‘airsoft’ firearm parts, accessories and pellets; a compound bow and arrows, knuckledusters, a slingshot, an imitation sound and flash grenade, crystalline methamphetamine (Ice), prescription drugs, cash and documentation.

A 28-year-old Pyrmont man was arrested at the location and taken to Sydney City Police Station, where he was charged with nine counts of possess unauthorised firearm, three counts of possess prohibited weapon, not keep firearm safely and possess prohibited drug.

He has been granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 21 October 2015.

Inquiries are continuing.