Pipebomb, detonators and 82g of meth found at Rockingham house

Pipebomb, detonators and 82g of meth found at Rockingham house

POLICE claim they found a bomb, a flask containing ammonium nitrate and two detonators during a search of a Rockingham house.

Rockingham detectives searched the house in Harrison Street, Rockingham on Tuesday, November 12.

It is alleged they found a homemade pipe bomb on a shelf in the living room, a homemade Taser, 82g of methylamphetamine and 1g of cannabis.

Police bomb technicians attended the address and conducted an x-ray of the pipe bomb, where they identified it as a personnel bomb containing gas cylinders, nuts and bolts.

It is further alleged during the search police also located a flask containing ammonium nitrate, which is commonly used in the manufacturing of explosives, and two detonators.

A 30-year-old man from Rockingham has been charged with making or possessing explosives under suspicious circumstances, possessing a prohibited weapon, possessing drug paraphernalia, possessing cannabis and possessing a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply.

He is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today.