Citation(s) from the Gun Policy News media archive
Raids Net a Deadly Arms Haul
8 August 2013
150 firearms seized in one of the biggest busts in Central Queensland's history…
- Number of licensed gun owners in Queensland is reported to be 186,884.
- The rate of licensed firearm owners in Queensland is 5.151 per 100 people.
- There are reportedly 40,314 handguns in civilian possession in the state.
…three men, aged in their 50s or older, had been charged with 132 offences.
Police conducted several raids… located 28 firearms…" the three men were believed to be linked, and had links to gun clubs.
A semi-automatic handgun was found loaded underneath a pillow at one of the residences…
Seven people have been charged with 30 drug-related offences resulting from the warrants executed.