A senior member of a Perth outlaw
bikie gang has been charged with criminal damage after a bizarre
incident at a factory unit in which a ute was stacked on top of a
car using a forklift.
Police said on the afternoon of
Friday October 27 more than 50 motorcycles that had participated in
the Rebels' national run in Tasmania were transported on a truck to
a factory unit in Malaga for storage.
Members of the Rebels outlaw
motorcycle gang asked an occupant of a neighbouring factory unit to
move some nearby vehicles to clear an area for offloading the
One vehicle was moved but
mechanical issues stopped two others from being relocated.
Staff left work for the week and
returned on the Monday morning to find a Holden Rodeo ute stacked on
top of a Daewoo Matiz, with both vehicles sustaining significant
structural and mechanical damage estimated at more than $10,000.
Police will allege a 47-year-old
Balcatta man, who is a senior Rebels member, used a forklift to pick
up one vehicle and stack it on top of the other.
He' s been charged with with one
count of criminal damage and is due to appear in the Midland
Magistrate's Court on November 30, 2017.
Gang Crime Squad Detective Senior
Sergeant Craig Annesley encouraged members of the public to come
forward with information regarding outlaw motorcycle gang activity.