Two men have been charged with multiple offences after homemade guns, ammunition and drugs were allegedly found in a Logan raid yesterday.
Investigators executed a search warrant a residence on Homestead Street in Marsden around 8.30am, allegedly seizing multiple homemade firearms, parts, ammo and drugs.
Three firearms had been made with steel pipe and loaded with shot gun ammunition. Shot gun shells, a number of other firearm components in various stages of completion, drug utensils and methylamphetamine were allegedly found.
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A 28-year-old Marsden man will front court today charged with one count of manufacturing weapon while not licensed, one count of unlawful possession of weapons, two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, one count of possessing anything for use in the commission of crime, one count of possess tainted property, one count of possess utensils, one count of authority required to possess explosives, and one count of contravention of domestic violence order.
A 27-year-old Woodridge man was charged with two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, one count of possess property, one count of possess utensils and one count of authority required to possess explosives, and will front court in August.
Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Brooke Williams says individuals who involve themselves with illegal firearms can expect to be subject of intense police scrutiny.
“We will continue to target those who allegedly use and manufacture illegal firearms, which are used to cause harm and generate fear in the community.
“Their actions pose a significant risk to the safety of others, and they risk significant prison time if convicted of these serious offences,” Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Williams said.
Investigations are ongoing.