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Weapons seized on Yorke Peninsula

Yorketown police seized over 4000 rounds of ammunition in a large cache of munitions at a property last week.

May 13, 2024, updated May 13, 2024
Police located and seized over 4000 rounds of ammunition, a semi-automatic rifle, crossbow, and an inert explosive. Photo: SAPOL.

Police located and seized over 4000 rounds of ammunition, a semi-automatic rifle, crossbow, and an inert explosive. Photo: SAPOL.

SA Police said today officers attended the Yorketown address at about 2:20pm on Thursday May 9, with the assistance of the Bomb Operations Unit.

The search, conducted under the Firearms Act, resulted in the seizure of over 4000 rounds of ammunition, a semi-automatic rifle, a crossbow, and an inert explosive.

A small amount of cannabis was also located and seized.

A local man, 50, was reported for possession of an insecure, unregistered, unlicensed C Class firearm, prohibited item, insecure ammunition, and issued with a cannabis expiation notice following the search.

An inert explosive was also found. Photo: SAPOL.

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