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Australia Former ADF member charged after chemicals used in bomb-making found at Picton, NSW home

05:41  21 july  2021
05:41  21 july  2021 Source:   abc.net.au

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A former member of the Australian Defence Force has been charged with firearm and explosive offences after heavily armed officers stormed his home in Sydney's south -west. Key points: Michael Brown was arrested and charged in Picton . The raid uncovered a rotary evaporator, heating mantle Police raided two properties in Picton and arrested Michael Brown, 54, as the bomb squad seized dangerous chemicals that could be used to make explosives. NSW Police received foreign intelligence from their Australian Federal Police counterparts, informing them that firearms and explosives had

Police have arrested a former member of the Defence Force and seized chemicals that may very well be used to fabricate explosives throughout a significant operation in Picton , south of Sydney. Investigators are trying into whether or not Michael Brown, 54, who allegedly has in depth coaching with bombs from his navy expertise, is a The raids on two addresses in Picton , the person’s dwelling on Argyle Street and one other dwelling on close by Wild Street, began on Tuesday morning as a part of a joint investigation by NSW Police and the Australian Federal Police into alleged firearms offences.

a man standing in front of a truck: Police raid a property at Picton, south-west of Sydney, following intelligence from the Australian Federal Police.  (ABC News) © Provided by ABC NEWS Police raid a property at Picton, south-west of Sydney, following intelligence from the Australian Federal Police.  (ABC News)

A former member of the Australian Defence Force has been charged with firearm and explosive offences after heavily armed officers stormed his home southwest of Sydney.

Police raided two properties in Picton and arrested Michael Brown, 54, as the bomb squad seized dangerous chemicals that could be used to make explosives.

NSW Police received foreign intelligence from their Australian Federal Police counterparts, informing them that firearms and explosives had been imported into Sydney earlier this month.

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A southwest Sydney man has been arrested after chemicals were located at a house and apartment in the suburb of Picton . The 54-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday morning at an Argyle Street unit, while police raided a Wild Street home . Officers found chemicals at both sites which were secured with intervention from Fire and Rescue and the bomb squad. The man has been taken to Narellan Police Station and is speaking with NSW Police, but has not yet been charged . Australian Associated Press.

NSW has recorded 110 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, 43 of whom were infectious while out The feature already existed for some interstate check-in apps, including those used in Tasmania Former ADF member charged after chemicals used in bomb - making found at Sydney home .

Mr Brown, who allegedly has an extensive military background, was handcuffed at his unit on Argyle Street, while detectives secured another property on Wild Street in Picton.

During a search of both homes, police also found a rotary evaporator, heating mantle, and glassware, as well as liquids and acids, including fuming nitric acid.

A detonator charger and a firearm were also removed during the lengthy operation that blocked off surrounding areas as a precaution.

Counter-terrorism police are now assisting with the ongoing investigation, although authorities insist there is no immediate threat to public safety.

Mr Brown was charged with possessing an unauthorised prohibited firearm, and possess, supply or make explosives for an unlawful purpose.

He spent his first night behind bars at Narellan police station and is due to face Moss Vale court today.

Investigators are not ruling out further arrests.

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