Drugs and guns at Kaleen

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ACT Policing has seized drugs, firearms, ammunition and suspected stolen property during the search of a residence in Kaleen last night (Tuesday 15 September).

About 8.40pm, ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting team executed a search warrant under section 187 of the Drugs of Dependence Act 1989 at a residence in Kaleen.

During the search, police located and seized approximately 200 grams of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine (ice), a similar quantity of compressed cannabis head and a sum of cash. These items were found hidden throughout the property, concealed within items including modified oxygen cylinders.

Police located and seized a shortened .22 calibre rifle and a sawn off shotgun, along with more than 700 rounds of ammunition, including 22 magnum rounds and shotgun cartridges. The ammunition had been concealed in a large modified acetylene gas cylinder.

Police also seized several items of suspected stolen property including laptops, jewelry and watches. Two vehicles, a late model Holden utility and a Kia hatchback, were seized from the residence as proceeds of crime.

Police arrested a 36-year-old Kaleen man at the residence during the execution of the warrant.

Investigations are ongoing.

Police urge anyone who has any information regarding the manufacture or sale of illicit drugs to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously. Police remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

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