Cops seize gun from sleeping man 

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Police find unsecured rifle in car in Belconnen.

POLICE broke into a vehicle in Belconnen early yesterday (January 11) morning after finding a man asleep inside with an unsecured rifle.

Officers were alerted to the vehicle at Moulden Court, just before 5am, when they found a man asleep in the driver’s seat, with the engine running.

Police woke the man, searched his car and also found a shotgun, two firearms and ammunition. 

The man, who is currently on a good behaviour bond, was arrested and faces charges such as unauthorised possession of a firearm and ammunition, unlicensed driving and failure to comply with storage requirements.

He faces court later this week.


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