A VARIETY of weapons, as well as illicit and prescription drugs were seized after police raided a house in Reid yesterday (June 5).
Police seized cash, substances suspected of being a variety of illicit and prescription drugs, suspected stolen property, weapons such as conducted electrical weapons, a crossbow, batons, a knuckle duster and ammunition.
Following the raid, a 53-year-old faced the ACT Magistrates Court today on 16 charges including possessing prohibited weapons, possessing prohibited substances, trafficking in controlled substances, possessing declared substances, and possessing suspected stolen property.
Police are urging anyone who may have any information about these incidents, or any other incidents involving this crime type, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website using reference number 6390952.
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