Man charged after telling Police prohibited firearms were stolen when he'd actually hidden them
A man's been charged after telling Police his prohibited firearms were stolen, when in fact he'd hidden them to avoid handing them in
22 July 2019
The 25-year-old reported the burglary at his Coatesville, Auckland, home last Thursday.
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He claimed someone had broken into his garage and stole two firearms.
But after a scene examination, the man admitted he'd hid the guns, and two more, in a ceiling cavity to try and avoid the nationwide buy-back scheme. He will appear in North Shore District Court Friday.