Jailed over guns, stolen goods counts

A WEST Launceston man has been jailed for six months after he was found in possession of eight illegal firearms and stolen goods.

Magistrate Simon Brown jailed Adam Maxwell Cox, 35, in the Launceston Magistrates Court on Monday.

His sentence was backdated to May 6.

Cox was also sentenced for minor drugs charges and common assault.

The court had previously heard that among other goods, police recovered a knuckleduster stun gun, eight illegal firearms, six new patio gas heaters still in boxes, a stolen $10,000 Husaberg motorcycle, a stolen $10,000 Grizzly quad bike and a stolen $39,000 Ducati motorcycle, from Launceston and Bridgenorth properties associated with Cox.