Rebels bikie boss
Anthony Charles Debnam charged with drugs and weapons offences
A SENIOR member of the Rebels outlaw
motorcycle gang has been charged with drugs and weapons offences after a
targeted operation police hope will severely disrupt drug supply in the state’s
Anthony Charles Debnam, 48, is the
sergeant-at-arms of the Wagga Wagga chapter of the Rebels. He was arrested as
part of Operation Swiftblade outside his house on Chifley Crescent in Kooringal
about midday on Saturday.
Debnam — who lists his occupation on Facebook
as “being a mad c ...” — was charged with ongoing drug supply, possess
prohibited drug and two counts of possess prohibited weapon. Police allegedly
found a bag containing 15g of white powder, believed to be amphetamines, a stun
gun and knives in his house.
Debnam was already the subject of a firearms
Wagga Wagga Local Area Command Superintendent
Bob Noble said local police would not stop in their pursuit of shutting down
illegal drug and weapons trade in the area.
Debnam is active on social media and in one
Facebook post, accompanied with a photograph of the Rebels colours, praised his
son for supporting his club involvement.
“On you my son its good to see how u feel and
proud of who and what ur (sic) DAD is,” the post said.
His son replied: “I love you and Rebels MC”.
Debnam appeared in Wagga Wagga Local Court
He was refused bail and will reappear in court