Rebels nominee charged with drug offences after car stop - Strike Force
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 10:47:36 AM
Police from the Gangs Squad’s Strike Force Raptor have
charged a Rebels nominee with drug offences after more than six kilograms of
cannabis was located in a car in Sydney’s west.
About 6.40pm yesterday (Tuesday 24 September 2013), Middle
Eastern Organised Crime Squad Highway Patrol stopped a four-wheel-drive on
Mamre Road, Orchard Hills.
A search of the vehicle led to the seizure of 6.9kg of
cannabis in the boot of the vehicle. Police also located more than $11,000
cash and about 30g of amphetamine in the car.
The driver and sole occupant, a 40-year-old Rebels
nominee, was arrested and taken to Penrith Police Station where he was
charged by Strike Force Raptor officers with two counts of supply prohibited
drug greater than an indictable quantity, and one count of dealing with the
proceeds of crime.
He was given conditional bail to appear at Penrith Local
Court on Thursday 24 October 2013.
Force Ruptured was established by State Crime Command’s Gangs Squad in 2009.
It is a proactive and high-impact operation targeting outlaw motorcycle
gangs and any associated criminal enterprises.