Echo seize guns and drugs in joint op

Detectives from the ECHO Taskforce, with the assistance from the Australian Federal Police National Anti-Gangs Squad, have arrested a man and seized guns and drugs.

Investigators executed a search warrant at a Furlong Rd, Sunshine residence and arrested a 20-year-old man, who is a member of the Hells Angels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, at the scene.

Investigators have seized:

• A quantity of powder suspected of being a drug of dependence;

• A shotgun;

• Two handguns; and

• A quantity of ammunition.

The Sunshine man remains in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

This arrest forms part of a joint investigation by the ECHO Taskforce and the AFP National Anti-Gangs Squad into the trafficking of illicit drugs.

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