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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.

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