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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 newspaper journalist, writer and local 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 pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time 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), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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