A drunk Nelson man loaded six rifles then called the police to his house, telling them the guns were "meant for" them, a court has heard.
Kevin Arthur Parkinson, 62, of Stoke, pleaded guilty in Nelson District Court yesterday to a charge of being intoxicated while in possession of firearms.
Parkinson had been drinking heavily at his Nayland Rd home on August 19, before he placed eight hunting rifles, six of which were loaded, in his bedroom and called the police to his property, prosecutor Wayne Johnston said.
When officers arrived he said "this is meant for you", and he had placed the guns in his bedroom to "make it look more serious when [police] got here".
Judge Chris Touhy convicted Parkinson, but remanded him to October 7 for sentencing.
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