A man charged with possessing explosives on the South Coast last week has been hit with additional charges after police searched his home in Tumut.
Last Tuesday, a 66-year-old man was arrested and charged after he was found allegedly in possession of explosive devices while illegally camping near Bermagui.
Officers attached to South Coast Police District were patrolling the area when they were notified of a person illegally camping on the headland near Horseshoe Bay.
Officers attended the location and allegedly located a vehicle and trailer containing camping equipment and food, surrounded by litter.
On further investigation, officers located a bag containing 40-50 suspected explosive devices.
He was then charged with charged with leaving rubbish, displaying misleading number plates, possessing explosive in public place, use of offensive language and custody of offensive implement in a public place.
Following police inquiries, a search warrant was executed at the man's home in Tumut on Friday.
Police from the Rescue and Bomb Disposal Unit disposed of a number of items that could be used to manufacture explosives.
The man was charged with manufacturing a military style weapon and possessing explosives for unlawful purpose.
He was refused bail and is set to appear before Young Local Court on January 21.
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