The introduction of the 3D printer presented many possibilities for how easy manufacturing items would be. You can make many things with a 3D printer, including guns. Sicen Sun, 27, recently went down for manufacturing firearms with his 3D printer.
According to the New South Wales Police:
As a result of their inquiries, detectives executed a search warrant at a home unit on Bronte Road, Waverley, earlier today (Tuesday 28 February 2017).
Police located and seized four imitation pistols, including a 3D-manufactured small Glock, a 3D-manufactured Glock, a 3D-manufactured Sig 250; two air pistols, computer equipment, and two 3D printers.
A 27-year-old man was arrested at the location and taken to Waverley Police Station, where he was charged with cause advertisement for firearms to be published, possess digital blueprint for manufacture of firearms, manufacture pistol without licence/permit, and possess less than three unregistered firearms, one is prohibited/pistol.
According to the BBC, Sun’s representation is stressing the fact that he is an enthusiast of Sci-Fi and police shows. However, it has also been found that he tried to sell one of his hammer over social media. Serious days ahead for Mr. Sun.