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Murwillumbah man charged over child pornography

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Police have charged a 26-year-old man with possessing child pornography after searching a home near Murwillumbah yesterday, where they also found a cache of firearms.

Tweed Heads detectives went to a home on Kyogle Road, Bray Park, around 10am yesterday (Tuesday) where they executed a search warrant.

They seized computers and storage devices and a haul of firearms including a pump-action shot-gun, four rifles, two shortened .22 rifles, and ammunition.

Police are still investigating the ownership of the firearms.

The man has been granted strict conditional bail, to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday, 25 January.


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