Firearm and counterfeit money seized in Muswellbrook

Police have charged two men after locating counterfeit money and a firearm during a vehicle stop in Muswellbrook on Tuesday.
Nanjing Night Net

About3.15pm, officers stopped a Hyundai Excel on Bridge Street and spoke to the 24-year-old male driver and his 20-year-old male passenger.

Police searched the vehicle and located counterfeit currency, equipment for manufacturing counterfeit currency, a firearm, and ammunition.

The pair were arrested and taken to Muswellbrook Police Station.

The where the 20-year-old man, of Leumeah, was charged with makingcounterfeit money or prescribed security, possessing counterfeit money, possession of ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority, possession of an unregistered firearm, not keep firearm safely and possess or use prohibited weapon without a permit

The 24-year-old man, of Airds, was charged with driving while disqualified.

Both men were granted conditional bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court onMonday 19 May 2014.

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