A Mayfield man pleaded guilty to a string of firearm, illicit drugs and driving offences when he appeared in the Launceston Magistrates Court on Thursday.
Jake Anthony Mullins had been in remand since his Mayfield house was raided by police in May as part of Operation Raptor, which targets recidivist offenders.
Defence lawyer Lucy Flanagan requested Mullins be assessed for a drug treatment order after he entered guilty pleas to a number of charges, including 10 firearms charges, two counts of evade police (aggravated circumstances), two counts of reckless driving, use abusive language to a police officer, resist a police officer, unlawful possession of property and possess a controlled drug.
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During the raid police found three guns - a .22 Stitz, a .222 Brno and a .22 homemade rifle - as well as a number of stolen iPhones, a laptop, a gold wedding band, registration plates, a BMX bike, a leaf blower, a Canon camera and an Armani Exchange watch. The stolen property was valued at $10,250.
Ms Flanagan said Mullins got wrapped up in a world of selling drugs.
The court heard he moved out of home at age 12, began smoking marijuana at 13 and took amphetamines for the first time at 17.
"His offending goes hand in hand with his drug use," Ms Flanagan said.
In November the 28-year-old evaded police through Newnham, driving 50km/h above the speed limit on Thompson Road. Mullins drove on the incorrect side of a traffic island before getting onto the East Tamar Highway and using the emergency lane to overtake cars.
Two months later he again drove at high speeds in a bid to evade police, who used lights and sirens to indicate they wanted Mullins to pull over on George Town Road at Newnham.
He was clocked doing 90km/h, despite the road being a 60km/h zone. Mullins went through a red light, allegedly nearly hitting a cyclist, and continued to speed through Newnham, doing 90km/h in a 40km/h zone on Brooks Road. Magistrate Ken Stanton remanded Mullins to reappear on July 11.