Man charged, firearm, weapons and drugs seized – Sutherland State by News Of The Area - Modern Media - August 16, 2016August 16, 2016 A man has been charged with alleged firearm, weapon and drug offences at Sutherland yesterday. About 3.30pm (Sunday 14 August 2016), a 52-year-old man was at a cemetery on Linden Parade, when he was allegedly seen with a firearm. Officers from Sutherland Local Area Command were notified and before attending they were told the man was seen leaving in a black Honda sedan. Police stopped a black Honda Sedan at the intersection of Grand Parade and Linden Parade and spoke to the 52-year-old driver, before searching him and the vehicle. During the search, police allegedly located and seized a shotgun, five knives, a meat cleaver, box cutter tool, rope, tape, cannabis and methamphetamine. Want your business advertised online with the News Of The Area? With 11,383 page-views over the last one month, you’ll reach your online audience & customers. Email us today for a quote: [email protected] The man was taken to Sutherland Police Station and charged with six offences, including: – Possess prohibited drug (x2); – Possess unregistered firearm in public place; – Possess unregistered firearm (x2); and, – Custody of knife in public place. He was refused bail to face Sutherland Local Court today (Monday 15 August 2016).