Police arrest and charge man on drugs and gun charges after searching house

A 26-year-old man was arrested on gun and drugs charges after police searched a house in Kenna Street on Friday night.

Canobolas Local Area Command officers acted on a search warrant at 6.10pm.

Police said two firearms, a quantity of cash and drugs were found at the property.

They said the man was charged with possessing a shortened firearm, an un-registered firearm, amounts of ammunition and a prohibited drug.

He was refused bail in Orange bail court on Saturday and is due to appear in court this week.