UPDATE 12.24pm: POLICE have
raided the Comanchero outlaw motorcycle
club's headquarters in South Melbourne.
Police executed a
warrant on the Thistlethwaite St clubhouse this
morning in what is an "ongoing investigation".
Response Teams were involved in searching the
premises, which follows another raid last month
of a Hells Angels Nomads chapter in Thomastown
in which police used explosives to enter the
were arrested in a series of raids.
gangs are being investigated by a new taskforce
codenamed Echo, formed this year.
Mill Park Crime
Investigation Unit Detectives with the
assistance of Echo Taskforce also executed a
number of warrants on properties in northern and
northwestern Melbourne this morning.
morning, Mill Park detectives assisted by the
Special Operations Group executed a warrant at a
residential property in Stirling Parade, East
A 32-year-old man
from that address was arrested while a business
premises in Wedge Street, Mill Park was also
East Keilor man is currently assisting police
with their enquiries.