A 66-year-old man allegedly found in possession of around 50 explosive devices last week at Bermagui finds himself in more trouble with the law.
“Following police inquiries, a search warrant was executed at the man’s home in Tumut on Friday (November 1) by officers attached to Riverina Police District,” police report.
“Officers from the NSW Police Force Rescue and Bomb Disposal Unit attended and disposed of a number of items that could allegedly be used to manufacture explosives.
“The man was charged with manufacture military style weapon and possess explosives for unlawful purpose.”
The man, who was illegally camping near Horseshoe Bay at Bermagui when he first came to police attention, was refused bail and is set to appear before Young Local Court on January 21, 2020.