A Canberra man who was on parole has been sent back into custody for allegedly possessing a rifle and two boxes of ammunition at his Florey home.
The ACT Magistrate's Court was told that a search warrant was executed at the man's home on Friday. Police said it turned up a rifle in the roof cavity of his carport.
The defendant, Greg Dynan, 39, told police the weapon belonged to somebody else.
A member of ACT Policing's Criminal Investigations team told the court a taser had been found inside a rental car parked at the property and drug paraphernalia and a substance suspected to be heroin had been found inside the home.
No charges had been laid in relation to those items because forensic testing was still being done and inquiries were being made about the identity of the person who had hired the rental car.
The court was told Dynan did not have a firearm license or a permit to possess ammunition.
A condition of Dynan's release on parole had been that he live at Ainslie Village, but staff at the facility reportedly told police he had not been seen there in months.
The court was told Dynan had been accepting supervision while on parole and was willing to comply with any bail conditions the court wished to impose.
His application for bail was refused and he was ordered to reappear in court on May 29.