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Matthew White jailed in Orange for possession of gun, drugs | Central Western Daily



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A man who was suspected of supplying methamphetamine and was found in possession of a shortened firearm has been sentenced to jail. Matthew John White, 33, of Bathurst Road, was issued a firearms prohibition order on December 14 and police stopped and searched him in Nunns Avenue at 4.45pm on February 3 this year. Although nothing was found on him during the search, police were granted access to his home and found a shortened firearm on his bed and cannabis on the bedside table. Magistrate David Day said White was subject to three Community Correction Orders, one of which was for drug supply and another was for possession of ammunition and explosives. “There’s no purpose for having shortened firearms other than…

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