Firearm and drugs located during a vehicle stop

A car search revealed this weapon

A man has been charged after a firearm and drugs were located during a vehicle stop by police patrols.

Shortly before 2am on Thursday, February 11, police stopped a Subaru Impreza in Gosford due to the manner of driving and spoke to the 19-year-old male driver and his male passenger.

During a subsequent search of the vehicle, police located a loaded firearm underneath the driver’s seat, along with cannabis, MDMA and cash.

The driver was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with nine offences including supply prohibited drug indictable and commercial quantity; possess prohibited drug x2; deal with proceeds of crime money, money/property $1,000; possess loaded firearm public place; possess unauthorised pistol; not keep firearm (pistol) safely; acquire firearm (pistol) without licence or permit and possess unregistered firearm, prohibited firearm.

Investigations into the matter are continuing.

NSW Police Media