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Man Arrested with a Firearm in Snowtown

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A man has been arrested for firearm offences following a search that took place at a property in Snowtown.

Police from Brinkworth, Snowtown and Balaklava attended a property in Snowtown as part of an ongoing investigation, when they located a loaded homemade .22 calibre firearm.

A 21-year-old man from Snowtown was arrested and charged with manufacturing a prescribed firearm and aggravated possession of a prescribed firearm.

He was refused police bail and appeared in the Port Pire Magistrates Court this week.

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