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5 Apr 11 @ 09:00am by Staff Writer
AN ALLEGED senior member of the Nomads outlaw motorcycle gang has been charged with intimidation and breach of bail by officers attached to Strike Force Raptor.
Officers were told two men were leaning on a van parked at Glenmore Park on Saturday, March 26, when a nearby resident approached them to discuss the matter.
Officers will allege the two men then threatened the resident, who subsequently reported the matter to police.
On Tuesday officers attached to Strike Force Raptor attended a home at Glenmore Park, arresting a man, 28, who they allege is a high-ranking member of the Penrith chapter of the Nomads.
He was taken to Penrith police station and charged with intimidation and breach of bail.
A second man, 29, alleged to be an associate of the Nomads, later attended Penrith police station and was charged with intimidation.
Strike Force Raptor was established by the State Crime Commands Gangs Squad two years ago and is a proactive and high-impact operation targeting outlaw motorcycle gangs and their alleged associated criminal enterprises.
Anyone wishing to assist Strike Force Raptor with information in relation to outlaw motorcycle gangs should call Crime Stoppers.