Vic man charged over alleged stolen guns

Benita Kolovos

A dozen stolen guns were allegedly uncovered when Melbourne traffic police pulled over a car for a routine check.

Police allege the officers found a safe and toolbox containing 12 stolen guns when two men, both aged 46, were pulled over at Meadow Heights on Wednesday.

One of the men, from Coolaroo, was charged with 45 offences including gun trafficking and is due to front Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday.