Police allege they found a loaded
.32 calibre pistol and loose ammunition hidden inside
one of two cars stopped at the start of the South
Eastern Freeway just after 9pm on Thursday.
Detectives subsequently arrested a
man, 31, of South Wentworthville, NSW, who police will
allege is a full member of the Nomad Outlaw Motorcycle
A 34-year-old man, of Paramatta,
NSW, who police will allege is an associate of the same
motorcycle gang, was also arrested.
The men were charged with
aggravated possess firearm without a licence and refused
bail and are expected to appear at the Adelaide
Magistrates Court on Friday.
Police also seized both cars.
“It is pleasing to remove firearms
from those involved with criminal gangs,’’ said
Detective Inspector Tony Crameri, of the Serious and
Organised Crime Branch.
“Possessing a loaded firearm
without a licence is a serious offence which carries a
maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment.”