A high-ranking member of the Finks outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) will appear in court today after Strike Force Raptor seized drugs during a vehicle stop yesterday.
As part of ongoing targeting of illicit activities of criminal groups, Strike Force Raptor detectives conducted a Firearms Prohibition Order (FPO) search of a vehicle on the Great Western Highway, Mt Druitt, about 1pm yesterday (Thursday 23 July 2020).
During the search, investigators seized MDMA, which was located in a plastic container under the front passenger seat.
The 21-year-old male driver, who is a senior member of the Finks OMCG, was arrested and taken to Mt Druitt Police Station.
He was charged with possess prohibited drug and supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity).
The Gold Coast man was refused bail to appear before Mt Druitt Local Court today (Friday 24 July 2020).
Strike Force Raptor was established in 2009 and conducts proactive investigations and intelligence-based, high-impact policing operations to prevent and disrupt conflicts, and dismantle any network engaged in serious organised criminal activity.
Anyone with information, including relevant photos and videos, that may assist Strike Force Raptor can report it directly to investigators via the Strike Force Raptor online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/Default.aspx?id=49 or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Information provided to investigators will be treated in the strictest of confidence.