A MAN has been charged with firearms offences after police allegedly seized firearms, ammunition and cash.
As part of ongoing investigations into prohibited drug and firearm offences, police stopped a vehicle on Woodville Road, Bass Hill, about 1pm last Friday.
Police then searched a home where they allegedly located a Glock 17 pistol, ammunition, a disassembled Colt .45-calibre pistol, a rifle scope, steroids and more than $17,000 cash.
The driver, a 30-year-old man, was charged with two counts of possessing an unauthorised pistol, use, supply, acquire or possessing a defaced firearm, two counts of not keeping a firearm safely-pistol, goods in personal custody suspected being stolen, possessing a prohibited drug, and possessing ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority.
Police allege the man did not hold a valid firearms licence.
Pair on weapon, drug charges
A PISTOL, ammunition and drugs were allegedly found when police searched two homes in Bankstown and Condell Park last week.
About 6.05am last Tuesday, Bankstown detectives executed search warrants at homes on Dutton Street, Bankstown and Hunter Street, Condell Park.
They allegedly seized firearm magazines, ammunition, cocaine, cannabis, prescribed restricted substances, cash and a pistol.
A 23-year-old man was charged with possessing a prohibited weapon, ammunition and a prohibited drug, and a 20-year-old man was charged with possessing an unauthorised pistol, possessing a prohibited weapon and goods on premises suspected unlawfully obtained.
Deliberately lit bushfire probe
POLICE are appealing for assistance from the public as they investigate a fire which burn-out a bushland reserve at Georges Hall on Saturday, January 4.
NSW Fire and Rescue and RFS crews worked for several hours to extinguish the blaze which also threatened homes.
Investigators believe the fire was deliberately lit and are appealing for anyone with information about the fire or anyone with dashcams who may have been in the vicinity of Rex Road between 1pm and 2pm and may have caught people acting suspiciously to contact Bankstown Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Arrest over wounding, damage
A BANKSTOWN man, 26, allegedly damaged furniture and struck a man with a knife during an argument with a woman known to him.
Police alleged that on Friday, January 3, the man became involved in an argument with a woman known to him, during which he caused damage to furniture. He also allegedly swung a knife at a male known to him, penetrating his lung. He was charged with reckless wounding and destroy/damage property.
Woman assaulted with hammer
A MAN from Padstow was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, contravening prohibition/restriction in AVO, armed with intent to commit indictable offence.
It will be alleged the man, 26, who was involved in an argument with a woman known to him, armed himself with a sledge hammer and assaulted her on Friday, January 3.