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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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.