NT police officers with a
man in custody following their search of the Rebels’ Yarrawonga
clubhouse. Picture: NT Police
AN ALLEGED senior member of the Darwin Rebels Outlaw
Motorcycle Gang has appeared in Darwin Magistrates Court charged with
Andrew Summerfield, 22, and a 21-year-old man were arrested at their
Yarrawonga clubhouse on Monday.
Summerfield was charged with possession of a trafficable quantity of
methamphetamine, possession of steroids, possession of ammunition
without a permit and breach of bail.
He appeared briefly in court yesterday wearing a white
T-shirt and black shorts.
Defence lawyer Julia Ker asked for the matter to be
adjourned until today. The 21-year-old man was charged with similar
offences and will appear in court on October 29.
Following the arrests, Detective Superintendent Kris
Evans said the Northern Territory Gangs Task Force would continue to
detect, disrupt and dismantle organised crime carried out by gangs.
“These Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs represent a significant
threat to the community. Many of their members are involved in violence,
drug distribution and standover behaviour,” he said.
“This is the second significant arrest of a Rebel
member in Darwin in the last month, we hope the message to these gangs
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