Two charged, drugs seized following pursuit

Two charged, drugs seized following pursuit

A man and a woman have been arrested at Carramar following a pursuit with police in Chester Hill yesterday.

About 11am on Wednesday, September 2, police were alerted to a silver Corolla travelling on Orchard Road, Chester Hill.

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command attempted to pull the vehicle over, however, it failed to stop.

A pursuit was initiated, and police will allege, that as the vehicle continued along Kamira Avenue and drugs were thrown from the car. As the vehicle turned onto Koonoona Avenue a firearm was also thrown out the window.

The pursuit was terminated due to safety concerns, and police were able to locate and seize a .22 sawn-off shotgun, along with an amount of methamphetamine.

About 1.30pm, the Corolla was found parked on Edmondson Crescent in Carramar. Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command, with the assistance of officers from Fairfield, arrested a man, aged 48, and a 27-year-old woman.

The man has been charged with 11 offences, including supplying a prohibited drug, possessing an unauthorised and unregistered prohibited firearm and dealing with proceeds of crime. He was refused bail to appear in Bankstown Local Court today

The woman was charged with possessing a prohibited drug and dealing with proceeds of crime and was granted bail to appear in Bankstown Local Court on September 23.