Two men with high-level links to outlaw motorcycle gangs have been charged with consorting in separate operations by officers from the Gangs Squad’s Strike Force Raptor.
Late on Friday 28 August 2015, Strike Force Raptor officers arrested a 29-year-old man at Bankstown Police Station for allegedly consorting with five convicted offenders, all members of the Nomads OMCG, earlier this year.
The man, who is a former senior national member of the gang, was charged with habitually consort with convicted offenders and granted conditional bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday 16 September 2015.
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That same evening, Strike Force Raptor officers arrested a senior member of the Finks Riverstone chapter at his home for allegedly consorting with three convicted offenders earlier this month.
The 32-year-old man was charged with habitually consort with convicted offenders and granted conditional bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Thursday 17 September 2015.
Strike Force Raptor was established by State Crime Command’s Gangs Squad in 2009. It is a proactive and high-impact operation targeting outlaw motorcycle gangs and any associated criminal enterprises.
Anyone with information to assist police is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000