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Police have seized a firearm, drugs and cash after raiding two homes in northern NSW as detectives attempt to simmer flaring tensions between rival bikie gangs.

A rifle scope, drugs and more than $6000 were seized as gang and riot squad officers raided the home of a Rebels bikie gang associate at Commissioners Creek on Monday.

The home of a Lone Wolf gang member in Terranora was also searched by police on Tuesday, with a 39-year-old man issued a warning for consorting.

Crime manager for the Tweed Byron area Detective Inspector Brendon Cullen says the targeted operations were in response to a violent flare up between the two outlaw motorcycle gangs.

‘These operations are a direct consequence of the disregard that OMCG members have had for the community and we will continue to bring their behaviour in line with community expectations,’ he said in a statement.

‘This will be an ongoing operation in conjunction with the Queensland Police Service to keep our community safe.’


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Police confiscated a firearm, drugs and cash after a raid in the Northern Rivers during rival bikie gangs’ flaring tensions.

  2. Normally the police avoid annoying OMCG.
    It’s only when they threaten to kill each other that the police give them a slap on the wrist and tell them to behave themselves.
    After a few days in the naughty corner it’s back to brewing ICE, extortion, car rebirthing and general crime.
    Meanwhile people with arthritis, cancer, epilepsy and uncontrollable pain etc. are stopped at road blocks and punished if they have been using the only medicine that helps them.
    Cope are as moral as OMCG but with worse uniforms.
    Name withheld to avoid police retribution.

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