Police hold grave fears for bikie
associate who disappeared after dispute
Homicide detectives have raided a Melbourne Hells Angels bikie
clubhouse in their search for a missing South Australian man.
The disappearance of an Adelaide man who travelled to Victoria
with two bikies to work as a concreter is being treated as
Homicide Squad detectives are appealing for information on Kerry
Giakoumis, 29, and have raided a Hells Angels clubhouse in their
search.Mr Giakoumis left for Melbourne on June 5 with two
associates who police believe are members of the Hells Angels
Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
It's not known why he came to Victoria, however he had told
family that he intended to work as a concreter, police say.
While in Melbourne, he regularly spoke with his family and his
mother had booked a flight for June 10 for him to return home,
but he didn't board the flight and never made contact with his
Mr Giakoumis' family reported him missing and his disappearance
is being treated as suspicious.
The last known sighting of Mr Giakoumis is in the early hours of
June 10 when it is believed he attended the Hells Angels
clubhouse on Lipton Drive, Thomastown, with members and other
His bank accounts and phone have not been active since then.
Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Jason Poulton from the Homicide
Squad said police held grave fears for Mr Giakoumis' welfare.
"It's our understanding that Kerry wasn't a patched member and
just an associate of the club at the time of his disappearance,"
"Investigators believe some kind of dispute has taken place and
that may be connected to other members or associates of the
Hells Angels OMCG."
There will be someone within the Hells Angels OMCG that knows
and disagrees with what happened to Kerry and there is now an
opportunity for that person to contact us directly or
Police have released an image of Mr Giakoumis at a convenience
store in South Australia that was captured on the day he left
the state.It shows him wearing a distinctive Chicago Bulls
sweatshirt, which he was known to wear while in Melbourne.
Homicide Squad, Echo Taskforce and Yarra Crime Investigation
Unit officers searched three properties, including the clubhouse
in Thomastown and residential properties in Richmond and
Melbourne, on Thursday.