A Lavington man's possession of weapons and ammunition clearly was aggravated by one of the firearms being stolen, police say.
The cache was uncovered by police during a search of his business and then his home.
After his arrest, Paul Anthony Brosolo told police he received the Howa Winchester 300 Magnum rifle, seized from his Hague Street home, from someone about six years earlier.
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At the time, police said, Brosola believed the firearm "to be stolen".
Later inquiries revealed the weapon was thieved from a property at Allans Flat on February 26, 2010.
Prosecutor Sergeant Andrew Coombs submitted to Albury Local Court magistrate Miranda Moody the stolen weapon meant the threshold for a jail sentence had been crossed.
Brosolo, who was unrepresented, appeared impatient to have his matters dealt with as soon as possible.
When Ms Moody told him the charges were so serious that she wanted a sentence assessment report prepared to give her more information about him, including the possibility of non-jail options, Brosolo wrongly took this to mean a report about the matter from police.
Ms Moody said he would be sentenced on October 19.
"I would hope so," Brosolo muttered in reply.
Brosolo, 51, pleaded guilty to 11 weapons-related charges, including possessing an unauthorised firearm, not keep a firearm safely, possess ammunition without a permit, possess an unauthorised pistol and use or supply a stolen firearm or firearms part.
Police told the court how Brosolo and his stepson, who was later charged, were "involved in a domestic incident" on the evening of June 30.
Their inquiries revealed Brosolo was in possession of various firearms.
On the morning of July 1 they attended his Mate Street business and located a single-barrel, 12-gauge shotgun concealed in a roll of foram, plus ammunition.
The stolen gun, two gel-blaster semi-automatic replica firearms, a prohibited double-edged bayonet knife and ammunition were found at his home.
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