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Children found metres from loaded shotgun in Sydney

  • Adam Hill and Aimee Boyd allegedly had a slingshot and cannabis at the house 
  • Both denied owning the gun, saying it was left behind during a break and enter
  • Two children were in the lounge room near the loaded gun during police raid 

Officers found a loaded shotgun and drugs just metres from two young children sitting in a lounge room during a raid in Sydney. 

Adam Hill and Aimee Boyd allegedly had a slingshot, ammunition and cannabis stashed in the Narellan house, south-west of Sydney, according to 9 News. 

The pair were charged with a number of offences including possessing illegal firearms. 

 

Adam Hill (left) and Aimee Boyd (right) allegedly had a loaded gun in the same room as kids 

Officers found a loaded shotgun and drugs just metres from two young children sitting in a lounge room during a raid in Sydney 

Officers found a loaded shotgun and drugs just metres from two young children sitting in a lounge room during a raid in Sydney 

The stash of illegal goods were found during a police raid on Wednesday however the couple deny owning the gun.  

Both had differing stories, one telling Campbelltown Local Court the gun was found in the shed while the other said it was found in the backyard after a break and enter, according to the publication. 

The magistrate said it was ‘concerning’ the gun hadn’t been taken to police as soon as it was found.  

Ms Boyd, 28, was granted bail along with Mr Hill where they are expected to enter pleas in February. 

The pair were charged with a number of offences including possessing illegal firearms (Ms Boyd pictured centre leaving court)

The pair were charged with a number of offences including possessing illegal firearms (Ms Boyd pictured centre leaving court)

The magistrate said it was 'concerning' the gun hadn't been taken to police as soon as it was found at the house (pictured) at Narellan in south-west Sydney

The magistrate said it was ‘concerning’ the gun hadn’t been taken to police as soon as it was found at the house (pictured) at Narellan in south-west Sydney

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