Fleet of luxury cars including a $230,000 Mercedes wagon is seized in Sydney’s wild west – along with 3D-printed submachine guns and 28 sticks of dynamite
- Two men arrested after police investigations into the supply of illegal firearms
- Detectives executed five search warrants across Sydney’s west from Tuesday
- A 38-year-old man was arrested in Georges Hall and charged with 37 offences
- Further inquiries led officers to Woy Woy where a 21-year-old man was arrested
A stash of explosives along with two 3D-printed submachine guns and nine allegedly stolen luxury cars have been seized by police in raids across Sydney.
Police began investigating in May last year after reports illegal firearms were being produced with 3D printers and sold across the state.
Two 3D-printed submachine guns, three firearms and 28 sticks of explosive dynamite were seized during a joint-agency operation earlier in the year.
Officers arrested two men – aged 38 and 21 – and executed five search warrants at Georges Hall, Bankstown and Brighton Le-Sands on Tuesday.
Detectives seized mobile phones, electronic devices and two luxury vehicles – a Mercedes-Benz G-Class worth around $230,000 and a Range Rover – at a home in Georges Hall at 6am on Tuesday.
Officers executed five search warrants at Georges Hall, Bankstown and Brighton Le-Sands and arrested two men – aged 38 and 21 – over the course of two days
A 38-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Bankstown Police Station, where he was charged with a total of 37 offences.
Included in his charges were five counts of supply of a prohibited weapon without a permit, five counts of supply of a prohibited firearm to an unauthorised person and four counts of supply of ammunition to an unauthorised person.
The 38-year-old man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on June 2.
Two 3D-printed submachine guns, three firearms and 28 sticks of explosive dynamite (pictured) were seized during the joint-agency operation earlier this year
A 38-year-old man was arrested at a home in Georges Hall and taken to Bankstown Police Station, where he was charged with a total of 37 offences
Detectives seized mobile phones, electronic devices and two luxury vehicles – a Mercedes Benz G-Class (pictured) and a Range Rover – at a home in Georges Hall
Officers then executed a search warrant at a business in Bankstown and a home in Brighton-Le-Sands.
A stash of ammunition, firearms, handcuffs, drugs, $20,000 in cash and a fleet of nine allegedly stolen vehicles were seized by police.
Following further inquiries, officers arrested a 21-year-old at a home in Woy Woy on the state’s central coast on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was later released, due to pending inquiries.
All of the items seized during the police operation will undergo further examination, with police investigations to continue.