A man accused of possessing a number of unauthorised firearms including a home-made gun at Muswellbrook has been remanded in custody after his case was mentioned in court.

Joshua Claude Bowman was arrested on Wednesday 17 January, 2024 during a police operation as part of investigations into a public place shooting at Denman.

He was not required to appear when his case was mentioned in Singleton Local Court on Thursday and there was no application for bail.

The 27-year-old is facing 17 charges relating to possession of unauthorised firearms, vehicle theft and having goods in custody suspected of being stolen.

The case has been adjourned to Newcastle Local Court on March 20.