Merrylands raids uncover drugs, firearms

A man has been charged with drug and firearms offences after the discovery of guns, cash and drugs at two homes in Merrylands.

At about 7.15am on May 28, police  searched homes in Morris Street and Gloucester Avenue in Merrylands.

At the Morris street property they found a quantity of cash, a loaded .45 calibre revolver with a laser pointer attached,  a barrel for a .22 calibre rifle, a rifle scope, ammunition, an amount of the drug ice and a Subaru WRX.

A shortened 12-gauge shotgun, ammunition, a .45 calibre revolver and scope  and cash were found at the other home.

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Merrylands on Wednesday and charged with supply of a prohibited drug,  firearms offences and knowingly deal with the proceeds of crime.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Fairfield Local Court today, May 29.

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