Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Police Drug Bust Bandidos

When I first saw the Bandidos hat it was on Peter William Schaffer known as Chop.
All he wanted was to rule Kings Cross from the brothel that was under seige.

Drugs and guns seized in police raids targeting the Bandidos OMCG

Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:21:23 AM
Police have arrested 10 men and seized drugs, guns and other weapons following investigations into drug supply linked to the Bandidos and other outlaw motorcycle gangs.
The Gangs Squad and Manning Great Lakes Local Area Command have been investigating the criminal activities of the Bandidos and other OMCGs, as well as the commercial supply of ice, MDMA, amphetamine, cocaine and cannabis between Sydney and the Taree area.
Those investigations culminated yesterday (Wednesday 11 February 2015), with arrest operations and search warrants in the Newcastle, Taree and Sydney areas.
That included police swooping on two suspected drug transactions at Mayfield and Sydney where police seized a commercial quantity of ice and a kilogram of cocaine.
Three pistols, including a homemade device with a silencer, were found at a Lower Belford home, along with ammunition, knuckle dusters, a stun gun, cash, and small amounts of amphetamines and steroids.
At a Kotara home, police found a homemade imitation firearm, an extendable baton, small amounts of cannabis and Viagra, cash, and a doctor’s prescription pad suspected of being stolen.
Additional search warrants were also executed at Kimbriki, Taree, Weston, Kurri Kurri, Claremont Meadows and Smithfield with amphetamines, MDMA, cocaine, steroids, cash and other weapons seized.
Ten people were arrested, including a senior member of the Bandidos, and three other members.
A 43-year-old senior member of the Bandidos was charged with supply commercial quantity of prohibited drugs, 5 x possess military style weapon, knowingly deal with proceeds of crime and firearm offences.
A 29-year-old member of the Bandidos was charged with supply commercial quantity of prohibited drugs.
Both men were refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court today.
Another member of the Bandidos, also 43, was charged with 2 x supply commercial quantity of prohibited drugs, supply prohibited drug – ongoing basis, 9 x supply prohibited drug, and participate in criminal group.
A 45-year-old member of the Bandidos was charged with supply prohibited drug – ongoing basis, supply indictable quantity of prohibited drug, 5 x supply prohibited drug, and participate in criminal group.
A 60-year-old man was charged with supply commercial quantity of prohibited drug.
All three were refused bail to appear at Taree Local Court today.
A 39-year-old man was charged with 2 x supply large commercial quantity of prohibited drugs, and 5 x supply (deemed) prohibited drug.
A 33-year-old man was charged with supply large commercial quantity of prohibited drugs and 3 x supply (deemed) prohibited drug.
Both men were refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today.
A 52-year-old man was charged with supply commercial quantity of prohibited drugs and refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today.
A 42-year-old man was charged with 4 x possess prohibited drug, and supply indictable quantity of prohibited drug. He was granted conditional bail to appear at Maitland Local Court on Monday 9 March 2015.
A 43-year-old man will be issued a court attendance notice.
Police are urging anyone with information about the supply of prohibited drug to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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