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April 18, 2021

Alleged bikie kingpins remain behind bars

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Sf Badim_4Three men, including the alleged leader of the Ballina Rebels bikie gang, have been remanded in custody until their court appearances for drugs and gun charges.

A police investigation dubbed Operation Badim made dawn raids on 10 locations across the north coast, including properties in Ballina, Evans Head, Goonellabah, Jacky Bulbin Flat, Grafton and Forster on Tuesday arresting seven people.

Yesterday the alleged leader of the Ballina chapter, David Keane, appeared in Lismore Local Court charged with dealing ice and speed from a house in Grant Street, Ballina.

Bail was refused and Keane will appear in court again in February.

Lyndon Scott, 28, of Jacky Bulbin, who is facing drugs and firearms charges has also had bail refused and will also face court again in February.

Gavin McElroy, 46, of Evans Head, was refused bail to reappear in December.


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