Camden man charged with importing firearm parts and steroids

A Camden man has been charged following an investigation into the alleged importation of firearm silencers and steroids.

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers inspected a package at the Sydney Gateway Facility mail centre that had arrived from overseas on Sunday, October 4 2020.

Further examination revealed it contained 70 vials of growth hormone and anabolic steroids.

Police say ABF officers then intercepted a second package sent via air cargo which was found to contain four firearms silencers on Tuesday, October 27 2020.

Both matters were referred to the NSW Police Force and detectives from Camden Police Area Command commenced an investigation.

A search was then conducted at a home on Bibb Avenue, Cobbitty and a business on Argyle Street, Camden on Wednesday, November 4.

Police say they seized further prescribed restricted substances and a mobile phone.

Then on Sunday, November 22 a further package containing four firearm silencers was intercepted by ABF officers.

Police say a 45-year-old man was arrested at Narellan Police Station about 4.45pm on Tuesday, December 1 following further inquiries.

Officers say he was charged with intentionally import prohibited tier-one goods without approval, two counts of import prohibited imports and possess/attempt to, prescribed restricted substance.

The man was refused bail and was expected to appear in Campbelltown Local Court yesterday (Wednesday, December 2).

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