Strike Force Raptor
OMCG member arrested, 25 firearms, detonators, mines & drugs seized
Strike Force Raptor officers this morning arrested a member of an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) during a pro-active operation which has resulted in the seizure of 25 firearms along with a vast array of weaponry and drugs.
About 5.30am, officers attended a large property at Sutton Forest to investigate reports of cannabis supply and firearm possession.
A 45-year-old man was arrested at the scene. Police will allege he is a member of the Fourth Reich Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
Officers have executed a search warrant at the property where they located the following items:
- Nine rifles;
- Two shotguns;
- Six pistols;
- Seven revolvers;
- One pen-gun;
- Eight Registered firearms;
- One anti-tank mine;
- One hand grenade;
- Two silencers;
- Eight detonators;
- One gun barrel;
- A number of throwing knives;
- A quantity of ammunition and gun powder;
- A quantity of cannabis.
The man was taken to Bowral Police Station where he was subsequently charged with the following offences:
- Possess unauthorised firearm (x2);
- Not keep firearm safe (x2);
- Possess unregistered firearm;
- Possess firearm barrel;
- Possess ammunition;
- Possess prohibited drug;
- Possess prescribed restricted substance;
- Possess prohibited weapon.
The accused has been refused bail and will appear at Goulburn Local Court tomorrow.