A 36-year-old Croydon man is expected to be charged with 38 offences, including possession of a handgun, after police allegedly found a firearm and ammunition at a house in Frankston.
The man was arrested after police were called to a disturbance at an address in Canterbury Rd, Ringwood, about 2.15am today. He will now be interviewed over an incident in Frankston where an allegedly stolen vehicle was seen by police in Foot St about 12.30am on August 28. Police later located the car at an Oxford St, Frankston, residence where it’s alleged the firearm and ammunition were found along with a quantity of drugs.
The arrest was made by detectives from the Frankston Crime Investigation Unit in collaboration with the Maroondah Crime Investigation Unit as part of an ongoing investigation.
The man will face charges including possession of a handgun, carrying a loaded handgun, carrying a loaded firearm in a populous place, and ammunition offences. He is also expected to be charged with two counts of trafficking a drug of dependence, possessing a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine, two counts each of possessing the proceeds of crime,
reckless conduct and evading police, and breaching the chief health officer’s directions, along with other related offences.