Teen had loaded gun, drug, cash


Story appeared in: Review | July 9th, 2018



A LOADED pistol, cocaine, prescription drugs and nearly $4,500 in cash was seized during a search of a car driven by a teenager after he allegedly almost hit a police car at Granville on Friday night.
Officers from Strike Force Raptor were patrolling Aubrey Street at 7.40pm, when a vehicle allegedly narrowly missed their car as it emerged from a side street.
Although the driver pulled over, he then allegedly got out of the car and was walking away when officers stopped him.
The 19-year-old from South Granville was charged with 10 offences including possessing an unregistered firearm, possessing a loaded firearm in a public place, drug possession and supply, and knowingly dealing with the proceeds of crime.

Raids uncover drugs, jeep, bike
FOUR people are facing charges following raids at homes in Guildford, Wentworthville, and Greystanes by Strike Force Wolgun detectives on Thursday.
SF Wolgun was formed in March by the Criminal Groups Squad to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs in the Western Sydney area.
During the raid at Guildford, officers allegedly located and seized cannabis, mobile phones, a Jeep Cherokee and a Harley Davidson.
A 30-year-old man was later arrested at Fairfield and charged with supplying a prohibited drug - commercial quantity, knowingly directing activities of a criminal group, and dealing with property the proceeds of crime.
Two more men at Wentworthville, aged 40 and 23, and a 28-year-old Greystanes man have each been charged with supply prohibited drug - commercial quantity, participating in a criminal group, and dealing with the proceeds of crime.

Charged with attempted murder
A 23-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in relation to an alleged attempted murder at Picnic Point in 2015.
He is the fourth person charged over the alleged incident which began when a 45-year-old man fell asleep in a car at a Merrylands address on February 1, 2015.
Police were called after the man allegedly woke up in the passenger side of the car which had been parked on Henry Lawson Drive at Picnic Point with fuel in and around it.
Three women were previously charged with attempted murder and put before the courts.
On Thursday, officers from the Bankstown Police Area Command arrested the 23-year-old and charged him with attempt to murder and throw/lay down etc explosive with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.



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Publication: Review | Section: news | Author: Kim Palmer | Story ID: 138583 | Viewcount: 2150

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