Firearm and drug arrests

POLICE have made three arrests following the execution of a search warrants at two Heyfield properties on Wednesday, July 30.

Detectives from Wellington Crime Investigation Unit, along with uniform members from Heyfield and Maffra police, seized drug and firearm related equipment during the searches.

A Morwell man has been charged with firearm and drug offences, while a Heyfield woman has been charged with drug offences. Both were released on bail to face Morwell Magistrates court at a later date.

Subsequently, a 30-year-old Heyfield man was also arrested, charged with burglary, theft, firearms and drug offences.

He has been remanded to appear at Morwell Magistrates Court and has plead guilty to the charges.

Detective Seargent Ian Marr said anyone aware of drug or firearms activities in the local area could phone Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.