Police seize gun, sword, drugs

Police seized a shotgun, samurai sword and drugs in a raid at Port Campbell.

Police seized a shotgun, samurai sword and drugs in a raid at Port Campbell.

POLICE have seized a shotgun, samurai sword and drugs at a Port Campbell property.

Port Campbell and Cobden police and Warrnambool Crime Desk officers executed a firearms warrant at the property and found the unregistered double-barrel shotgun, Second World War relic sword and drugs.

Sergeant David Banks of Port Campbell police said police arrested a Port Campbell man, 30, who was at the property during the raid on Tuesday.

Sgt Banks said the seized drugs were “mainly cannabis”.

“The male was interviewed at Port Campbell police station and released on bail,” he said.

Sgt Banks said the man was banned from possessing guns because he was within five years of a serving a prison sentence.

“Police received information that the male, being a prohibited person, was in possession of a firearm,” he said.

Sgt Banks said the man would face firearms, weapons and drugs charges at Warrnambool Magistrate’s Court on November 26.

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