A man has been charged with firearm offences following a search warrant on Tuesday.
At about 5pm on Tuesday detectives from Central West Police District assisted by Western Region OSG and RES officers, attended a home on Ellard Street to execute a search warrant.
Two rifles and a shortened double-barrel shotgun along with ammunition was located at the scene and secured for forensic analysis.
One of the weapons has since been identified as being allegedly stolen from an earlier break and enter in Orange.
A 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
He was taken to Orange police station and charged with possess unauthorised firearm and possess ammunition without licence / permit.
The man was refused bail to appear before Orange Local Court on Wednesday.
Investigations are ongoing and further charges are expected.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.
Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.
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