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August 09, 2011
TWO Finks bikies have been arrested over the
shipment of military-style guns from
Adelaide to Sydney.
Police said today
the two guns were found hidden under the boot
lining of a car that was stopped at Campbelltown
in February this year.
One had been
modified to be fully automatic but jammed
repeatedly when tested, Detective Inspector
Steve Taylor of the Crime Gangs Task Force said.
investigations resulted in the arrest and
extradition to Adelaide of a 33-year-old man
from Kellyville, in Sydney's west in July.
He was charged
with two counts of acquiring a firearm and was
allowed to return to NSW as part of his bail
Last week a
39-year-old man from suburban Adelaide was also
arrested and charged with two counts of
supplying a firearm.
He appeared before
the Adelaide Magistrates Court on August 5 but
did not apply for bail.
He was due to
return to court today.
Insp Taylor said
the shipment of guns was "fairly typical" of
bikie gangs and organised crime syndicates.
tends to go hand-in-hand with guns and drugs,"
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