Corrimal charges

police 8A MAN will face court after a loaded firearm was allegedly found during a search of his Corrimal home on Sunday.

About 2.20pm police executed a search warrant at a home on Murray Road.

During the search officers will allege they found a shortened firearm with ammunition, a silencer, and a small amount of cannabis and methyl amphetamine.

The 40-year-old occupant was arrested and taken to Wollongong Police Station where he was charged with possess shortened firearm, supply prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug, possess restricted substance and possess ammunition without a licence. He was refused bail and will appear in Wollongong Local Court today (Monday).

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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