$500,000 believed to be the proceeds of crime has
been seized in Adelaide and three men with links to
the Descendants bikie gang arrested in a major
Australian Federal Police said raids were conducted
across the city on Wednesday and Thursday this week
with officers also seizing one kilogram of
methamphetamine along with four vehicles and
alleged the men arrested had links to a syndicate
operating within the Descendants which had been
heavily involved in the distribution of
methamphetamine since early 2016.
organised crime manager acting commander Peter Bodel
said the joint operation with SA police was about
keeping communities safe from individuals and groups
operating outside of the law.
kind of activity, which sees methamphetamine
distributed throughout our towns and cities, is
extremely harmful to individuals, families and whole
communities," he said in a statement.
arrested were two men aged 32 and 36 who were both
charged with drug trafficking and dealing in the
proceeds of crime, while a 46-year-old man was
charged with drug trafficking.
officer in charge of South Australia's serious and
organised crime branch Mark Trenwith said the demand
for methamphetamine was a problem in SA.