Men arrested


POLICE found more than expected when they searched a car during a routine intercept in a Mornington street, 3.40am, Tuesday 26 May.

They allegedly found a sawn-off double barrel shotgun and quantities of the drug methyl-amphetamine, or ice.

Two Mornington men aged 32 and 24 were arrested and charged with possessing a modified firearm and possessing a drug of dependence. They appeared at Frankston Magistrates’ Court where one was further remanded and the other bailed to reappear at a later date. Senior Sergeant Paul Edwards said the arrests were the result of “vigilant police work”.

First published in the Southern Peninsula News – 2 June 2020


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