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A man has been charged after breaching his bail at Lismore yesterday. He was also charged with possessing a home-made pistol and a loaded shotgun.

About 2pm on Monday (August 31) , Richmond Local Area Command drug unit officers raided a property on Esmonde Street.

The raid was part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of ice (methamphetamine) as well as firearms in the Richmond LAC area allegedly seizing a shotgun and a handmade pistol.

A 44-year-old man was arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with;

– Possess authorised firearm (two counts)

– Possess loaded firearm (non public place)

– And breaching bail conditions.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Lismore Local Court today (Tuesday September 1).

 


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