Strike Force Raptor have charged a high-ranking member of the Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) after seizing several designer goods believed to be proceeds of crime from a home in Sydney’s inner west.
As part of ongoing targeting of the illicit activities of OMCGs, Strike Force Raptor’s Lifetime Offender Management Team executed a search warrant at a home in Concord just after 6am today (Wednesday 19 June 2019).
Investigators located several items relevant to the investigation, including designer clothing and accessories, and documentation.
These items were seized to undergo forensic examination.
A 38-year-old man was arrested at the property and taken to Burwood Police Station.
The man, who is a high-ranking member of the Comanchero OMCG, was charged with two counts of recklessly deal with proceeds of crime, three counts of publish false misleading material to obtain advantage, and deal with property proceeds of crime.
The man was refused bail to appear at Burwood Local Court today.
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.