Two charged with firearm offences - Cowra

Thursday, 02 March 2017 01:29:07 AM

Two people have been charged and will face court tomorrow following the discovery of a firearm and ammunition in Cowra yesterday.

About 10.10am (Wednesday 1 March 2017), patrolling police stopped and spoke to a woman on Logan Street.

Officers subsequently searched the 48-year-old, allegedly locating a shotgun and ammunition.

She was arrested and taken to Cowra Police Station.

Later in the morning, police returned to the location and executed a search warrant at a home on the street.

During the search police allegedly located firearm parts, ammunition and jewellery.

A man was arrested at the home and taken to Cowra Police Station.

The 48-year-old woman was charged with possess firearm whilst unlicensed and possess unregistered firearm.

The 30-year-old man was charged with possess firearm while unlicensed, possess unregistered firearm, possess ammunition and not keep firearm safe.

Both were refused bail and will appear in Orange Local Court today (Thursday 2 March 2017).