NT Police have arrested a man in Alice Springs after he was found with a gun, ammunition and a trafficable amount of cocaine.
Detectives of the Regional Investigation Division raided the 39-year-old man's home in Sadadeen, a suburb of Alice Springs, yesterday.
According to an NT Police spokesperson, the unit not only found a shotgun and cocaine but also cannabis and large quantity of cash.
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It remains unknown if the gun was loaded with ammunition.
The man was arrested and transported to the Alice Springs watch house, where he was charged with a number of offences including: possession/use of a prohibited firearm, possessing ammunition without a permit or license, failing to meet storage requirements and possessing a trafficable quantity of drugs.
According to the spokesperson, the man has been denied bail and will appear before the Alice Springs Local Court at a later date.
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