Charges over replica pistols, knuckledusters after Scone search

A WOMAN will face court on Tuesday after police searched a Scone property, allegedly finding replica pistols and other weapons. 

Hunter Valley police attended the Scott Street property about 4pm on Monday to execute a firearms protection order. 

Police said a search of the property revealed two replica pistols, two sets of knuckledusters, an electronic stun device disguised as a set of knuckledusters and cannabis. 

A woman, 46, was arrested at the scene.

She was taken to Muswellbrook police station and charged with 13 offences. 

They include:

​ Firearm found at premises – subject to prohibition order

 Use prohibited weapon contrary to prohibition order

 Possess prohibited weapon without permit

 Acquire pistol – subject to firearms prohibition order (x2)

 Use, supply etc stolen firearm or firearm part

 Possess prohibited drug (x2)

 Owner/occupier knowingly allow use as drug premises

 Possess unauthorised pistol (x2)

 Goods suspected stolen in/on premises

 Resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty

The woman was refused bail to face Muswellbrook Local Court.