Police uncovered guns and drugs in a Coffs Harbour home after they were called to a domestic dispute.
Police uncovered guns and drugs in a Coffs Harbour home after they were called to a domestic dispute.

Stash of guns and drugs found

A COFFS Harbour man has been arrested and charged with firearm and drug offences after police were called to a domestic dispute.

Police said officers attended a local residence on Wednesday in relation to the domestic incident.

A 56-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station.

A search of the premises allegedly uncovered three firearms, a cannabis plant and a quantity of cannabis leaf.

A 58-year-old woman, the alleged victim of the domestic incident, was left shaken but unharmed.

The man was charged with a total of 12 offences and appeared in Coffs Harbour Local Court today where he was refused bail. 

He is due to reappear in court on August 28 facing charges of:  

  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Alter a firearm so to convert it
  • Possess ammunition without a permit
  • Two counts of not keeping a firearm safely
  • Carry a firearm in a manner likely to injure
  • Possess a loaded firearm endangering life  
  • Not keep a firearm safely
  • Two counts of possessing a prohibited drug 
  • Cultivating cannabis  


Father jailed over crash that killed son

premium_icon Father jailed over crash that killed son

Father was drink-driving at the time of accident.

Man charged over crash that saw car plough into cyclists

premium_icon Man charged over crash that saw car plough into cyclists

The Coffs Harbour man will face court on October 29.

Protests across the state call for 'justice for Bowraville'

premium_icon Protests across the state call for 'justice for Bowraville'

Rallies will be held tomorrow calling for #JusticeforBowraville

Local Partners