Detectives seized a firearm and drugs during a search in Ballyduff on Sunday, September 8.
Detailing the PSNI operation, Detective Sergeant Lyttle said: “The seizure was made as part of a planned search in the Fairvew Road area of Newtownabbey,
“During the search a firearm was seized along with an amount of cannabis.
“A 22-year-old male was arrested and later charged with possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances and possession of a class B controlled drug.
“He is due to appear in Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Friday, October 4.”