Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

Five people including a teenager have been charged following an investigation into the alleged theft of 15 stolen guns in Moree.

The guns were stolen from a property on Warialda Street in Moree between the 18 and 20 May which prompted a major police investigation between the New England Police District and State Crime Command’s Drug and Firearms Squad.

Police arrested and charged a 36 year old woman with conceal serious indictable offence and do act  intending to pervert the course of justice, before they executed search warrants at eight different properties throughout Moree on the 28 and 29 June.

During the search of the properties, police found four firearms, gel blasters, mobile phones and other items related to the investigation.

Four men, aged 17,32 and two who were 30 years old, were arrested and charged with a number of firearm and driving offences and have all been refused bail in court.

The investigation is continuing.

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