Common item conceals deadly weapon

Gun disguised as a marker pen. Picture: WA Police
Police have seized multiple items from property linked to bikie gangs. Picture: WA Police

A man has been charged after a homemade gun disguised as a marker pen was seized from a Perth home.

During a search of a Seville Grove property on September 20, police seized a homemade operable pen gun manufactured to look like an Artline marker.

An electronic stun device, knuckle dusters, ammunition, drugs and cash were also seized during the search.

Gun disguised as a marker pen. Picture: WA Police
A gun disguised as a marker pen has been seized by police. Picture: WA police
Gun disguised as a marker pen. Picture: WA Police
Ammunition was also seized. Picture: WA Police

A 25-year-old man – who is also allegedly a Gypsy Joker outlaw motorcycle gang member – was charged with multiple offences, including possession of a prohibited drug, prohibited weapon and firearms.

He is next due to appear in the Armadale Magistrates Court on October 3.

Gun disguised as a marker pen. Picture: WA Police
A homemade machine gun was seized at a second property. Picture: WA police

On Monday, detectives searched a home in Bassendean with alleged links to the Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle gang.

During the search officers located and seized a homemade machine gun.