Man searched during police operation in Grays Farm and found with contraband items, including gun and ammunition

A Grays Farm man was taken into custody after police officers found him with a number of contraband items, including a modified gun.

The 28-year-old man was stopped while the Police were executing a search warrant at another villager’s residence.

They reportedly became suspicious after seeing him in the area, stopped him, and conducted a search on his person.

They found in his possession a creamy substance resembling the controlled drug cocaine; a modified flare gun and one round of .38 special ammunition; four cellular phones; and a sum of EC, US and Canadian currency.

He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm, ammunition and cocaine and taken into custody.

This offence reportedly occurred on June 1 about 11am in Grays Farm.