A 35-year-old man has been charged by police, following a targeted search in South Launceston.
Officers have seized an illegal firearm, illicit drugs and cash.
As a result, the man has been charged with trafficking in controlled substance, dealing with proceeds of crime, possession of stolen property & firearms offences.
He is due to appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court on October 26th, 2022.
Detective Acting Inspector Mathew Adams maintains police actively investigate intelligence relating to illegal firearms and drugs.
“We know that there are people out there in the community who have information about illegal firearms and illicit drugs and encourage them to continue to come forward with information,” he said.
Anyone with information about illegal firearms and illicit drugs can call Police on 131 444, or Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.
Reporters to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous.