Other Stuff Events
19 Nov, 2010 12:00
An alleged member of the
Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang, arrested
after a secret drug lab was uncovered at
Bingie, is expected to appear in Sydney
District Court today for sentence.
Espagne, also known as Mathew King, was
scheduled to appear before Judge S Walmsley
yesterday, but the matter was put over until
Mr Espagne was
arrested as he allegedly tried to obtain a
false passport at Hurstville Post Office in
September last year.
33-year-old was charged with large
commercial manufacture of drugs, possessing
fraudulent identification and obtaining a
the St Clair man was a member of the Rebels
and had connections to a clandestine drug
laboratory discovered south of Moruya in
April last year.
from Strike Force Kook carried out eight
drug raids on April 7, 2009, aimed at
stemming the manufacture of speed by the
The raid at a
property on Kelly Road uncovered a
clandestine drug lab along with more than
100 litres of chemicals and equipment used
to extract pseudoephedrine from cold-and-flu
Batemans Bay businessman and his partner
were arrested following the raid.
Farquhar, 47, has pleaded guilty to the
supply and manufacture of illegal drugs and
is scheduled to appear for sentencing on
charges laid against 23-year-old Moleta Lee
Wills have been withdrawn.