A Narrawallee man was convicted for failing to renew his firearm permit.
Ronald Samuel Trimby, 65, pleaded guilty to two charges of possessing an unauthorised firearm at his first appearance in Milton Local Court on August 30.
Trimby was in possession of an air rifle and a Winchester .22.
According to papers tendered to the court Trimby’s firearm licence had expired on May 29, and he should have surrendered his firearms to police.
Police attended his Narrawallee address on July 4. The accused stated he had been unwell and caring for his elderly mother.
Police observed Trimby to be unwell. He was short of breath and unsteady on his feet.
Trimby was cooperative with police and the officers found his firearms were safely secured.
On September 27, Trimby was sentenced to two six-month good behaviour bonds, to be served concurrently. He was convicted for possession of the .22.