Pinjarra: police charge man with drug, gun offences after traffic stop

The drugs and guns. Photo: WA Police
The drugs and guns. Photo: WA Police

POLICE have charged a man with drug and gun offences after a traffic stop in Pinjarra yesterday.

About 9.40am police stopped a car driven by the man.

A search of him allegedly found prohibited drugs and police say a search of the vehicle revealed a number of firearms.

A search warrant was then executed at a home in Beverley.

During the course of the search, it will be alleged that police located a large quantity of ammunition, firearm mechanisms/items consistent with the manufacture of firearms as well as prohibited drugs.

A 49-year-old man from Beverley has been charged with two counts of being an unlicensed person in possession of a firearm/ammunition and two counts of unlicensed manufacture of firearms/ammunition.

He has also been charged with possession of methylamphetamine and threats with intent to influence.

He was due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court today.

A 51-year-old woman from Beverley has been charged with possession of cannabis and possessing drug paraphernalia.

She is due to appear at court on a later date.