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Seize drugs, handgun

DRUGS, cash and a handgun were allegedly seized and a man has been charged after police executed a search warrant at an apartment on the Hume Highway at Bankstown.

The warrant follows an investigation into drug supply in Sydney’s south-west.
Police will allege as they entered the unit, a handgun was thrown from the unit’s balcony. That firearm was retrieved and sent to forensic and ballistic examination.
During a search of the apartment, police allegedly seized cocaine, cannabis, cash, ammunition and items consistent with drug supply.
A 22-year-old man was arrested at the apartment and charged with two counts of supplying a prohibited drug, two counts of possessing a prohibited drug, possessing an unauthorised firearm, possessing an unregistered firearm, not keeping a firearm safely, possessing ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority, and goods suspected of being stolen in/on premises.

Charged with supplying drugs
A 36-year-old man from Chester Hill has been charged with supplying a prohibited drug and possessing a prohibited drug. Police stopped the man in a car on Sir Thomas Mitchell Road, Chester Hill, on Friday, February 14, at 1pm, and allegedly multiple bags of green vegetable matter and a prohibited substance.

Arrest for car damage, assault
A MAN has been charged with wounding, drug possession and damaging property following a four-month investigation into an alleged assault in Georges Hall.
About 8.25pm on Sunday, September 29, a 19-year-old man was inside his vehicle, a red Honda sedan, which was parked in Namoi Lane, Georges Hall, when he was approached by four men, who were allegedly armed with a cigarette light in the shape of a pistol, a small bladed knife with a black handle and a cricket bat, and assaulted, sustaining lacerations to his right shoulder and left forearm.
The men then allegedly smashed the front windshield of the car using the bat and slashed all four tyres.
The man was able to drive away and was later taken to hospital for treatment.
Last Wednesday afternoon, investigators stopped a taxi on First Avenue, Berala and arrested a 26-year-old man.
Police searched the man and allegedly located cannabis, cocaine and $1,175.

Locate rifle, ammo, jewellery
POLICE have charged a Villawood man as they investigate the supply of prohibited drugs, including methylamphetamine, across Sydney.
In December 2019, strike force investigators charged two men, aged 38 and 27, who remain before the courts.
Following inquiries, investigators executed a search warrant at a home in Goondah Street, Villawood, last Wednesday morning, allegedly locating a SKS assault rifle, a shotgun, ammunition, jewellery, mobile phones, $3,500 in cash, and documentation.
The 27-year-old was charged with two counts of possessing an unauthorised prohibited firearm, possessing ammunition without holding licence, possessing or using a prohibited weapon without permit, and two counts of dealing with property proceeds of crime.
Investigations under Strike Force Fauld are continuing.