Police make arrest after investigation into organised crime syndicate at Gold Coast

A search warrant was executed by Gold Coast Major and Organised Crime Squad (MOCS), State Crime Command Organised Crime Gangs Group at a Benowa address yesterday as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime impacting the Gold Coast community.

Detectives have arrested a 33-year-old man, alleged to be a member of the Lone Wolf OMCG, after seizing firearms, drugs and suspected stolen luxury vehicles.

During the search of the address four vehicles were seized, along with a Harley Davidson motorcycle, jewellery ($20,000), drugs, firearms including four handguns, a semi-automatic shot-gun, a semi-automatic rifle and ammunition.

The 33-year-old was charged with firearm, drugs and property offences and is expected to appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.

“Individuals who involve themselves in serious criminal activity, including possessing firearms , pose a serious risk to the community. These individuals and criminal groups remain the focus of our future policing operations” Detective Senior Sergeant Galpin, Officer in Charge Gold Coast MOCS said.

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You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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