Coffs-Clarence Police have raided
the Lone Wolf OMCG clubhouse at Toormina.
UPDATE: A LOCAL member of the Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle
gang (OMCG) has been charged with alleged illicit drug supply and
firearm offences after three search warrants were executed in the
Coffs Harbour area today.
Coffs-Clarence Police executed the warrants between 7am and 8.20am,
with assistance from the State Crime Command's Gangs Squad Strike
Force Raptor, the Operational Support Group and Police Rescue.
were issued for the Lone Wolf clubhouse on Hulberts Rd, Toormina,
and homes in Toormina and Boambee East.
clothing, glassware - believed to be used for the manufacture of
drugs - and small quantities of cocaine and steroids were seized
during the warrants.
man was arrested at the Toormina residence and taken to Coffs
Harbour Police Station.
charged with one count of ongoing supply of a prohibited drug (methylamphetamine),
six counts of supplying a prohibited drug (in an indictable
quantity), two counts of possessing a prohibited drug, and
participation in a criminal group.
refused bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court.
The man and
his 24-year-old brother, who resides at the Boambee East address,
were also served with firearm prohibition orders.
Coffs-Clarence LAC crime manager, Detective Inspector Darren
Jameson, said the raids were the culmination of lengthy
"Coffs-Clarence LAC, and in particular our detectives office, have
been conducting ongoing investigations in relation to drug supply,
firearms matters, and other criminals offences connected to members
and associates of the Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle gang here in Coffs
Harbour," Det Insp Jameson said.
that these members have been involved in criminal groups and
participation for some time, and it's time to send them a very, very
clear message: outlaw motorcycle gangs are not welcome in Coffs
already closed down two clubhouses, and our raid on the clubhouse of
the Lone Wolf OMCG today further demonstrates that we will do
everything in our power to dismantle and disrupt the criminal
networks that are outlaw motorcycle gangs."
Jameson said all members of the OMCG were responsible for its
are not good citizens of this community," he said.
commander has quoted previously that one fluffy toy ride a year does
not make them good, quality citizens.
other 364 days of the year, they are involved in criminal networks,
criminal dealings and criminal offences."
police are very mindful of the Lone Wolf OMCG's active attempts to
recruit local young men.
"I say this
to the young people out there and particularly some of our more
disadvantaged youth: It may seem attractive at the start to be
enticed into this world where drugs, cash and the other favours that
come with that are ever-present, but your time will come," he said.
be an early morning knock at the door.
have members of my office and this command, plus other specialist
resources come into your home and you will be arrested if you
participate in this type of criminal activity.
game up now, find something constructive to do and move on with your
from bikie gangs - they have no future in this community."
9.15AM: THE Lone Wolf outlaw motorcycle gang clubhouse at
Toormina was raided by police about 7.30am this morning.
Coffs-Clarence Police said three search warrants were executed,
including at least one at the Hulberts Rd address.
It is not yet
known if anyone was on the premises at the time.
brief media on the raid this afternoon and we will update this story
as more details come to hand.