Police seize knife, sniper scope and testosterone in Cessnock

Two men have been charged after police allegedly seized a knife and a sniper scope from a vehicle in Cessnock.

Police stopped the vehicle on Wollombi Road about 4pm Monday, in relation to the manner of driving and similarities the car shared with a vehicle spotted at an earlier incident.

A search of the car allegedly resulted in the discovery of a rifle scope and a large knife.

The men were both subject to a firearms prohibition order due to believed links they had with an outlaw motorcycle gang.

Under the prohibition order, police also searched a property in Zinfandel Circuit, where they allegedly found testosterone and Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang paraphernalia.

One of the men was charged with possession of a prohibited drug, while the other was charged with possession of a knife in a public place.

Both men will face Cessnock Local Court.

Police are conducting inquiries in relation to the sale and distribution of testosterone in the Central Hunter area.

Any information about the matter should be reported to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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