Arrest after firearm incident

Last updated 19:30 18/12/2013

Relevant offers

Crime

Firearms stolen as burglars target two rural Southland properties Tourist driver avoids jail time, fine after deaths Police investigate incident at Waikato school Almost $150,000 pledged to help Gotingco family fight Government Police appeal for sightings of wanted Hutt man US man Jesus Laporte jailed for 60 years after New Zealand investigation Sanson woman sentenced to community work for crash that killed partner Tinder rape accused Amitesh Deepak Kumar found guilty Correspondence between Queenstown kidnapping case accused produced in court Lower Hutt men appear in court charged with making fake licences and passports

A man has been arrested after a firearms incident in South Auckland this afternoon.

The man will appear in the Papakura District Court tomorrow charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm.

After police arrested the man, they found a loaded firearm in his car and another in his house in the Hunua area.

A number of other firearms and ammunition were also seized.

Detective Senior Sergeant Aaron Proctor said the community should not be concerned.

"The seizure was required due to the man's actions earlier in the day. While the carriage and storage of them was in breach of the Arms Act requirements, we are confident that the community is not in danger," he said.


Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content