Firearms found in Dooralong and Jilliby

Tuggerah Lakes Police have charged a man with firearm and domestic violence offences following property searches at Dooralong and Jilliby.

About 4pm on Friday, May 20, police went to a home on Dooralong Rd, Dooralong, after reports of alleged threats of violence and unsecured firearms.

Following a search of the house, police seized five unsecured firearms allegedly kept in an unlocked cupboard in the bedroom.

An additional search was conducted at a home on Jascaren Cl, Jilliby, with police seizing a further two firearms.

Just after 7pm the same day, a 54-year-old man attended Wyong Police Station, where he was arrested and charged with stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (domestic), and not keep firearm safely-not pistol/prohibited firearm.

He was granted conditional bail until his appearance in Wyong Local Court.

Following further inquiries, police attended the address in Dooralong about 12pm on Saturday, May 21, and seized four unregistered firearms and a crossbow.

Police conducted additional searches at properties in Waukivory, near Gloucester, and Jilliby where they seized a further three firearms.

About 4pm the same day, the 54-year-old man attended Wyong Police Station and was charged with a range of further firearm offences.

Source:
Tuggerah Lakes Police