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One of the home made guns discovered during a police raid in Lismore this week. (supplied)
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Lismore police have charged a woman after two homemade pipe guns and ammunition were  located during a search of a house in Lismore Heights this week.

Police entered the High Street address shortly before 8am on Wednesday and allegedly located an amount of methylamphetamine and Olanzapine (a prescribed restricted substance), a chainsaw believed to be stolen, and two homemade pipe guns with an amount of ammunition.

As a result, a 26-year-old man was issued with a summons for possessing a prescribed restricted substance and unauthorised possession of ammunition.

A 25-year-old woman was charged with unauthorised possession of ammunition.

Police said further charges could be laid following the results of ballistic testing of the firearms.

Police have asked that anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

 


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