Stolen car and high end dresses located during Taskforce Maxima arrest

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Two men, including a confirmed OMCG member have been arrested following the location of a stolen vehicle and high end designer dresses at Robina yesterday, Queensland Police say.

Just before 12pm Taskforce Maxima officers located an alleged stolen Mercedes SUV on The Glades Drive, Robina.

A 24-year-old confirmed member of the Mongols OMCG was driving the vehicle and a 26-year-old man was in the passenger seat. Police conducted a search of the vehicle and located Mongols OMCG patches in the front of the car and a suitcase containing 44 designer dresses with price and security tags still attached, in the rear of the car.

Both men were taken to the Southport watchhouse. The 26-year-old man was issued a Notice to Appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on March 14 on charges of receiving tainted property (Mercedes) and receiving tainted property (clothing).

The 24-year-old man was charged with one count of receiving tainted property (Mercedes) and one count of receiving tainted property (clothing). He will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.

“This arrest proves criminal gangs will involve themselves in any sort of criminal activity to fund their illicit lifestyle, including stealing designer clothing,” Detective Inspector Phillip Stevens of Taskforce Maxima said.

Follow up enquiries are being made with regards to a ram raid of a designer clothing store in Mosman approximately two weeks ago.

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