Two arrested as part of OMCG drug trafficking investigation at Mildura

Police arrested two people yesterday as part of an investigation into drug trafficking linked to the Rebels Outlaw Motor Cycle Gang (OMCG) in the Mildura area.

Detectives from the Echo Taskforce, Western Region Crime Squad, Armed Crime Squad and Illicit Firearms Squad, as well as the Australian Federal Police National Anti Gangs Squad, executed warrants at three residential properties in Mildura on Thursday, 24 February.

A 23-year-old Mildura woman was arrested and subsequently charged with drug offences.

She was remanded in custody to face Mildura Magistrates’ Court today.

A 29-year-old Mildura man, who is believed to be a patched member of the Rebels OMCG, was also charged with drug offences and has been bailed to appear at Mildura Magistrates’ Court on 31 May.

Police also seized a number of items during the warrants including ammunition and cannabis.

Two Firearm Prohibition Order compliance searches were also conducted

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about OMCG activity is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report to www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link

Quotes attributable to Inspector David Rowe, Mildura Police:

“It’s important that criminal organisations such as the Rebels OMCG and those willing to traffick illicit drugs are held accountable.

“These arrests show that police will actively work to disrupt their activities put a stop to the harm these people are doing to our local community.

“Local police will continue to work with specialist units such as the Echo Taskforce on investigations such as this.”

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