Guns seized at Tenterfield property
Guns seized at Tenterfield property contributed

SEIZED: Huge haul of illegal firearms uncovered

MORE than 70 illegal weapons have been seized from a property near Tenterfield.

New South Wales police in a joint investigation with Queensland Police executed a search warrant at a property at Tenterfield about 7.20am yesterday.

The search warrant related to a Queensland Police Service investigation and was executed on their behalf.

During the search police uncovered and seized 73 long arms, a crudely-manufactured .22 calibre bolt-action pistol, a replica revolver, and 200 rounds of ammunition of various calibres.

Guns seized at Tenterfield property
Guns seized at Tenterfield property Contributed

In a vehicle at the location, police also located and seized three further firearms, one of which was loaded.

None of the seized firearms are believed to be registered and were not being safely stored.

A 67-year-old man was spoken to at the location and his firearms licence has been suspended pending further inquiries.



One charged after violent outbreak in main street of Warwick

One charged after violent outbreak in main street of Warwick

Police investigations continue, others believed to be involved.

Man airlifted to Toowoomba after quad bike accident

Man airlifted to Toowoomba after quad bike accident

Man suffered injuries in a quad bike accident airlifted to hospital

STATE OF ORIGIN: 5 snacks to show where your loyalties lie

STATE OF ORIGIN: 5 snacks to show where your loyalties lie

WHAT will you be reaching for when the whistle blows?

Local Partners