A 42-year-old Lagoon Grass man will appear in Lismore Local court today after being charged with a range of firearm offences including manufacturing pistols.
Richmond Local Area command police went to the residential property on Bangalow Road, Lagoon Grass, about 10.30am on Thursday.
As a result of a search of the property police located a safe in a sunroom. Inside the safe police located a dismantled Colt revolver, numerous firearm parts consisting of trigger mechanisms and operating mechanisms. The Colt revolver was converted for use for the purpose of firing a .410 gauge projectile.
Also located within the safe was a large number of spent or used .410 gauge ammunition and a large amount of unused .22 calibre ammunition.
Inside the man’s bedroom police found a replica Browning brand pistol and a replica Glock 9mm pistol which had been converted for use for the purpose of firing a .22 bullet
The Lagoon Grass man will be charged with the following: Manufacture pistol without licence (2 counts)
Possess Unregistered Pistol (3 counts)
Possess Firearm barrel without authority, Not keep pistol safe , Possess ammunition without authority, Possess Prohibited drug , Allow unauthorised person to possess pistol , Conspiracy to Supply unregistered Firearm , Supply unregistered Firearm
He will appear in Lismore Local Court today.