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Man accused of hiding rifle, shotgun, ammunition and a silencer inside his BULL BAR charged police

Man accused of hiding a rifle, shotgun, ammunition and a silencer inside his BULL BAR is hit with a raft of charges

  • A police search allegedly found a stash of weapons hidden in a car’s bull bar
  • The operation in the NSW central west led to the arrest of a 68-year-old man 
  • Police say they found a rifle and double-barrel shotgun hidden inside his car 

Police have allegedly uncovered a hidden stash of guns and ammunition inside the bull bar of a man’s car.

A rifle and a double-barrel shotgun, as well as ammunition and a silencer, were allegedly found at a property in rural New South Wales on Tuesday.

A 68-year-old man has been charged with 12 offences over the alleged discovery, relating to gun possession and breaching bail.

Police say they uncovered the weapons after searching a home on Ferris Street, Clandulla, between Mudgee and Bathust in the state’s Central West. 

Police have allegedly uncovered a hidden stash of guns and ammunition inside the bull bar of a man's car

Police have allegedly uncovered a hidden stash of guns and ammunition inside the bull bar of a man’s car

Officers brought in a dog squad for the operation, which they allege uncovered a serious of high powered guns stashed inside a Toyota Landcruiser at the rear of the property.

The stash allegedly included a Winchester .22 calibre rifle and a double barrel shot gun, alongside ammunition and a silencer.

A 68-year-old man has been charged with a raft of weapons offences, incuding two counts of possessing a prohibited firearm, failing to safely store firearms and possessing a prohibited weapon without a permit.

He’s been refused bail to appear before Mudgee Local Court on Wednesday. 

A rifle and a double-barrel shot gun, as well as ammunition and a silencer, were allegedly found at a property in rural New South Wales on Tuesday

A rifle and a double-barrel shot gun, as well as ammunition and a silencer, were allegedly found at a property in rural New South Wales on Tuesday

Police say they uncovered the weapons after searching a home on Ferris Street, Clandulla, between Mudgee and Bathust in the state's Central West

Police say they uncovered the weapons after searching a home on Ferris Street, Clandulla, between Mudgee and Bathust in the state’s Central West

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