Greenvale man charged following breach of Firearm Prohibition Order

Detectives have charged a Greenvale man following a breach of a Firearm Prohibition Order (FPO).

The 31-year-old was arrested at a residential property in Airport West on Wednesday morning.

He has been charged with breach FPO and will face Broadmeadows Magistrates Court today.

The arrest follows an incident where he was allegedly in possession of firearms.

Once issued, an FPO remains in effect for 10 years for adults and five years for children, which is those between 14 and 17 years of age.

During that time, the individual is prohibited from acquiring, possessing, carrying or using any firearm or firearm related item such as ammunition.

They are also unable to enter a range of premises including firearms dealers, shooting ranges or firearms clubs.

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