A St John man is set to appear in court today on a number of firearm related offences.
Randy Kemar Phillips, 29, of Carters, has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm – a 380 handgun – and unlawful possession of ammunition.
Police apprehended Phillips on Monday while members of the Tactical Response Unit were carrying out an operation at the Glebe, St John.
Phillips attempted to flee the area but was subsequently caught.
He was searched and the firearm and six rounds of ammunition were found in his pants.