Source: The Advocate
ELEVEN people have been charged inrelation to a number of firearm seizures around the state.
Tasmania Police has held 22 searches aspart of Operation Unification – Illicit Firearms, and during the search hasseized 29 weapons.
The aim of the campaign is to removeillicit firearms from the community for public safety reasons.
“Communities talk and information,regardless of how insignificant it may seem, can assist us in locating andseizing illicit firearms,” Detective Inspector Plumpton said.
Operation Unification also serves as areminder for firearms owners to ensure their firearms are registered and safelysecured.
Members of the public who may have anyinformation in relation to illicit firearms and associated criminal activitycan contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.
Police said all reports will be actedupon.
Operation Unification finishes nextFriday.
Firearm safety information can be foundon the Tasmania Police website www.police.tas.gov.au.
Tasmania Police has held 22 searches as part of Operation Unification – Illicit Firearms, and during the search has seized 29 weapons.