A 27-year-old Busselton man allegedly caught cycling the streets with a myriad of weapons, one of which was stolen in 2017, has been charged by police. About 2am on Saturday, police said patrols saw a man on a pushbike ride into bushland with what they believed was a rifle. Investigating the matter, it is alleged the man had discarded his bike and rifle and was found hiding behind a tree in possession of knuckle dusters and a silencer. A search of the surrounding area revealed rifle ammunition and a .22 rifle allegedly discarded by the man and understood to have been stolen from a Busselton home in 2017. Busselton Sergeant Phillip Nation said the major concern for police was the stolen rifle’s discovery. “That rifle has been floating around since 2017, it’s a timely reminder to ensure weapons are licensed, properly stored and report any illegal activity to police,” he said. The 27-year-old man was taken to Busselton Health Campus and later charged with aggravated possession of an unlicensed firearm, possession of ammunition, unlawful possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of a silencer.