Gold bullion, guns seized

TWO men have been charged after police allegedly seized six handguns, nearly $90,000 cash and heroin valued at $30,000, following an investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs.

Police stopped a vehicle on Brunker Road, Greenacre, last Wednesday and during a search of the vehicle, allegedly located nearly $10,500 cash, three mobile phones and white powder, believed to be heroin. The 34-year-old driver was charged with seven counts of supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity), two counts of supply prohibited drug (commercial quantity), supply prohibited drug, two counts of knowingly deal with proceeds of crime and possess unauthorised pistol.
Subsequently, investigators raided properties at Burwood and Bankstown, where they allegedly seized $89,000 cash, six handguns, including five pistols and a revolver, and ammunition, more than 620g of heroin and more than 270g of methylamphetamine (ice), with a combined estimated potential street value of $130,000.
Designer watches, clothing and handbags, as well as gold bullion, a money counter and documentation were also seized.
A 32-year-old Bankstown man, who was stopped by police while driving along Meredith Street, Bankstown, was charged with four counts of possess unauthorised pistol and possess more than three unregistered firearms.