Bikie, woman charged following drugs, weapons haul

An alleged bikie and a woman have been charged after a vehicle stop in northern New South Wales allegedly uncovered a stash of weapons and drugs.

Police pulled over a Holden Commodore on Argyle St in Mullumbimby around 12.30am on Tuesday to breath test the driver.

While that test was negative, officers noticed two children in the vehicle who weren’t restrained.


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Police searched the man and the car, locating a flick knife, cannabis, methylamphetamine, cash, two extendable batons, knuckle dusters, a loaded .45 calibre revolver, a quantity of cash and multiple rounds of ammunition.

The 42-year-old, who Police say is a member of the Nomads bikie gang, was taken into custody along with a 38-year-old woman.

IMAGE: NSW Police

The pair was taken to Byron Bay Police station where the man was charged with possess unregistered firearm, possess loaded firearm in public, possess ammunition without a permit, not keep firearm safely, three counts of possess prohibited weapon, supply prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug, two proceeds of crime and unrestrained passengers.

The woman was charged with possess unregistered firearm, possess loaded firearm in public, possess ammunition without a permit, not keep firearm safely, possess prohibited weapon, supply prohibited drug and possess prohibited drug.

Both were refused bail to front Ballina Local Court today.

The children have been released into the care of relatives.

IMAGE: NSW Police