UPDATED: A man has been accused of possessing explosives in public in Bermagui.
Shortly after 5pm on Tuesday, October 29 police officers were patrolling the town when they were notified of a person allegedly illegally camping on the headland near Horseshoe Bay.
Officers went to the location and allegedly located a vehicle and trailer containing camping equipment and food, surrounded by litter.
After investigating further police allegedly found a bag with 40-50 suspected explosive devices.
The items were rendered safe and taken to Bermagui Police Station, before being disposed of by officers attached to the NSW Police Rescue and Bomb Disposal Unit.
A 66-year-old man was arrested and charged with leave rubbish/litter, display misleading number plates, possess explosive in public place, offensive language and custody of offensive implement in public place.
He was granted conditional bail and will appear at Narooma Local Court on December 12.
Police said inquiries were continuing and further charges were expected to be laid.
On Wednesday afternoon the police bomb unit was disposing of the suspected explosive devices at the Bermagui Bermagui Waste and Recycling Depot.
The tip is closed to the public on Wednesdays.
4PM WEDNESDAY: Police and the Rural Fire Service have been called to the Bermagui Waste and Recycling Depot for an incident.
An RFS spokesperson said they had received a request for assistance from the police about 2.15pm on Wednesday.
A crew from Bermagui attended the scene just south of the township "in case fire suppression" was needed, the spokesperson said.
At this stage it remains unclear what the incident involves.
More to come.