CHARGED: A 25-year-old Sippy Downs man was charged on the Gold Coast Friday morning after allegedly being found in possession of a loaded handgun.
CHARGED: A 25-year-old Sippy Downs man was charged on the Gold Coast Friday morning after allegedly being found in possession of a loaded handgun. Queensland Police Service

Coast man allegedly found with loaded gun on Gold Coast

A TWENTY-five-year-old Sippy Downs man has been charged after allegedly being found with a loaded gun on him in Mermaid Beach early Friday morning.

Officers attended a disturbance on Seashell Ave, Mermaid Beach, about 1.30am where police allege they found a loaded hand gun in the man's possession.

A Queensland Police media spokesman said officers had attended a disturbance when they found the man walking from a unit block, allegedly wearing a Nomads Outlaw Motorcycle Gang jacket.

 

CHARGED: The jacket the man was alleged to have been wearing.
CHARGED: The jacket the man was alleged to have been wearing. Queensland Police Service

Upon being searched, the spokesman said the man allegedly said he had a loaded gun on him. Police located a gun.

Police alleged the man was believed to be a member of the Nomads Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.

He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of tainted property and failing to appear.

He was expected to face Southport Magistrates Court today.



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