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SUBMACHINE GUN SEIZED ON THE CENTRAL COAST

A submachine gun has been seized after police stopped a car on the Central Coast. Police stopped a Holden Commodore on Oakland Avenue in The Entrance, about 7.40pm last night. A search of the vehicle allegedly uncovered a bag containing an MP40 submachine gun with a missing barrel, a firearm magazine and 60 rounds of various ammunition Police say the gun is in working order. A 40-year-old man who was a passenger in the car was arrested and charged with possessing a prohibited firearm and possessing ammunition without a permit. He will appear at Wyong Local Court today.

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WEAPONS AND DRUGS ALLEGEDLY DISCOVERED IN GOLD COAST VEHICLE SEARCH

Police have allegedly uncovered knives, knuckledusters, a rifle, and drugs during a search of a vehicle on the Gold Coast yesterday. Officers were conducting targeted patrols in Nerang, when they intercepted an unregistered Toyota Hilux on Southport Nerang Road around 7:30pm. During a subsequent search of the vehicle, police allege they discovered an amount of drugs including cocaine and methylamphetamine, along with a number of knives, knuckledusters, a rifle and ammunition. A 31-year-old man from Burleigh has been charged with 12 offences including weapons and drug possession. A 21-year-old Gaven woman was issued with a Notice to Appear for with unlawful possession of a weapon.

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VEHICLE SEARCH ENDS IN DRUG BUST ON THE CENTRAL COAST

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on the Central Coast, after police found drugs in his car at 3am on Sunday. Tuggerah Lakes officers first noticed the man driving erratically; they stopped the car in Watanobbi and a subsequent search uncovered marijuana and pills. The driver has been charged with several drug-related offences and will appear at Wyong Local Court at a date to be set.

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