THE alleged running of a red light led to drug and gun charges for a Kenwick motorcycle rider yesterday.
About 10am yesterday, police saw a Kawasaki motorcycle at the intersection of Wanneroo Road and Amelia Street in Balcatta.
Police allege the motorbike ran a red light.
Officers drove in the general direction the bike had gone and they found it and the rider at a residence in Collier Avenue, Balcatta.
During a search of the male rider it is alleged police located and seized a quantity of methylamphetamine.
Fremantle Detectives, with the assistance of Mirrabooka and Morley police, executed a search warrant on the residence.
It is alleged during the search police located and seized a loaded handgun, cannabis and various drug paraphernalia.
A 38-year-old man from Kenwick has been charged with possessing a firearm with circumstances of aggravation, possessing a prohibited drug, reckless driving, having no authority to drive and stealing.
He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today.