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Border Force cops and US Homeland Security agents swarm home in country NSW

A man has been arrested after Border Force officers and US Homeland Security agents swarmed a home in country New South Wales.

The man, 36, wore a black Adidas shirt and dark sunglasses as he was spoken to by authorities outside a home at South Bathurst just after 6am on Wednesday.

The search is related to the alleged importation of illegal firearm parts and drug manufacturing equipment into Australia from US, Hong Kong, China, Germany and Japan. 

During the search warrant and a customs search a suspicious substance was found inside the home.

Fire and hazmat crews are now at the scene investigating.

The man, 36, wore a black Adidas shirt and dark sunglasses as he was spoken to by the Australian Border Force at a home at South Bathurst just after 6am on Wednesday

The man, 36, wore a black Adidas shirt and dark sunglasses as he was spoken to by the Australian Border Force at a home at South Bathurst just after 6am on Wednesday

An agent from the United States Homeland Security Investigations waits outside the home in South Bathurst where a suspicious substance was found during a search

An agent from the United States Homeland Security Investigations waits outside the home in South Bathurst where a suspicious substance was found during a search

The man’s arrest comes after a joint investigation between the New South Wales Police Force, Australian Border Force and United States Homeland Security Investigations.

The operation is also being assisted Chifley Police District, the Dog Unit, and Western Region Operations Support Group. 

The man was served with Firearms and Weapons Prohibition Orders before being arrested and taken to Bathurst Police Station, where he is expected to be charged. 

Border Force officers were seen searching the home following an investigation with New South Wales Police Force and United States Homeland Security Investigations

Border Force officers were seen searching the home following an investigation with New South Wales Police Force and United States Homeland Security Investigations

The man was served with Firearms and Weapons Prohibition Orders before being arrested and taken to Bathurst Police Station, where he is expected to be charged

The man was served with Firearms and Weapons Prohibition Orders before being arrested and taken to Bathurst Police Station, where he is expected to be charged

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