Firearm seized in Dickson car search

ACT Policing seized a firearm and drugs during the search of a vehicle in Dickson yesterday (Wednesday, April 8).

About 4.50pm, police attended the Dickson Swimming Pool car park. Police conducted an emergency Drug of Dependence Act search on the two vehicles in the car park and seized a Bruni handgun within a sports bag in one of the vehicles and a number of tablets suspected to be ecstasy.

Two men were taken into police custody during the search and later released without charge.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Police are urging anyone who may have information regarding illicit firearms to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

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