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Loaded pistol, $7000 cash seized in police traffic stop
AN ALLEGED probationary member of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang has been arrested allegedly in possession of a loaded pistol and $7000 in cash during a police traffic stop at West Wyalong.
A sergeant was patrolling the Newell
Highway at West Wyalong shortly before 1am yesterday (Thursday) when he
pulled over a BMW 318i coupe, which was allegedly being driven erratically,
The officer allegedly located a loaded firearm in the vehicle as well as ammunition and $7000 cash.
A 47-year-old man from Victoria – who police will allege is a probationary member of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang – has been charged with possess unauthorised pistol, possess loaded firearm in a public place, not keep firearm safely, possess unregistered firearm, possess ammunition without holding licence/permit/or authority, and goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.
He was refused bail to appear in Griffith Local Court.