A man has been charged after police seized a loaded firearm, ammunition and drugs following a vehicle stop in the Illawarra yesterday.
About 9am yesterday (Thursday 21 January 2021), officers from LakeIllawarra Police District were conducting routine patrols on the Princes Highway, Unanderra, when they attempted to stop a grey Nissan X-Trail.
Police approached the driver – a 32-year-old man – however allege the Nissan has struck the police vehicle, causing minor damage, and the driver fled the scene. Officers commenced a foot pursuit and apprehended the man a short time later.
No one was injured.
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