Dandenong man arrested with sawn-off shotgun and ice

Police have arrested a man in Dandenong after he was located in possession of a firearm, $4,500 in cash and drugs.

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Police attended an address on Market Street about 5am after receiving reports that a man who did not reside at the address was allegedly loitering at the property.

When police arrived at the address, the man tried to flee before being arrested.

Police conducted a search of the man’s vehicle where they seized a sawn-off shotgun, ammunition, a commercial quantity of methylamphetamine, a number of other drugs of dependence and $4,500 in cash.

The 34-year-old man was taken back to a police station where he was interviewed and charged with multiple firearms offences and drug-related offences.

He has been remanded to appear at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court at a later date.