Teenage girl among three charged over frightening gun haul in Brisbane

TWO men and a teenage girl have been charged with more than 30 offences after police uncovered a stockpile of guns, including multiple handguns and a semi-automatic rifle, at a house in Brisbane.

Officers raided the Middle Street home in Cleveland on Friday afternoon and allegedly found two stolen cars, a number of firearms, stash of crystal meth, ammunition, gunpowder, and cannabis.

A sawn-off shotgun, semi-automatic rifle, and three handguns were among the firearms seized.


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A number of firearms were seized, including a sawn off shotgun, semi-automatic rifle and multiple handguns PHOTO: Supplied

Two men aged 35 and 57 were arrested at the house, along with a 17-year-old girl.

The younger man and teenage girl have both been charged with 15 serious offences, including:

  • 3 counts of failing to possess authority required to possess explosives (ammunition and gunpowder);
  • 2 counts each of unlawful possession of a motor vehicle;
  • 2 counts possessing dangerous drugs;
  • 2 counts possessing of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence;
  • 1 count of unlawful possession of a Category D/H/R weapon;
  • 1 count of possessing shortened firearms;
  • 1 count of receiving tainted property;
  • 1 count of possessing relevant substances or things;
  • 1 count of possessing utensils or pipes; and
  • 1 count of possessing property suspected of having been used in connection with commission of a drug offence.

They were both due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Courts today, Saturday, July 8.

The 57-year-old man was charged with producing dangerous drugs and was issued with a notice to appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on July 27.

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