Police raid uncovers prohibited weapons in Perth’s south

By Kelly Smith

A raid by WA Police in Perth’s south has uncovered prohibited firearms and illicit drugs in the home of 56 year old Beeliar man.

Fremantle detectives made the discovery as a result of investigation into allegations of a person modifying blank and replica firearms converting them to fire live ammunition.

Police searched the home on Pearse road in Beeliar during which they located and seized 15 handguns, four of which had been fully converted to fire live ammunition. Among other prohibited weapons, they seized 1000 rounds of ammunition and equipment to modify firearms illegally.

The suspect is facing multiple charges including 13 counts of unlicensed possession of firearms, and 4 counts of possession of prohibited weapons. Detectives have also charged the man with possession of prohibited drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The Beeliar man is due to appear in Fremantle Magistrate Court on the 19th of December.

Ivan Leung began his media adventure in 2007 with DHK News Chinese, he worked as a journalist and the senior newsreader in Hong Kong. In 2009, he becomes the DHK English News Executive Producer and the Chief Newsreader in-charging a 20 people news team in HK and Perth, presenting "Evening News" together with Ana Godden. Ivan becomes WAMN's Editor-in-chief after resigned from DMHK due to personal reasons. Ivan can speak fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

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