Virtually $5 million value of medication, luxurious vehicles and jewelry, money and weapons have been seized throughout an intense multi-agency two-week police operation focusing on organised crime networks throughout NSW and QLD.
Operation Viking unfolded over two weeks and included NSW and Queensland Police and the Australian Federal Police.
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NSW Police mentioned it had led to the confiscation of $4.5 million in medication – together with cocaine, methylamphetamine and hashish – and $150,000 money from properties spanning Northern Rivers and Gold Coast Border cities.
In Seelands, police seized chemical substances and gear allegedly used to fabricate medication, together with 1kg of hashish, on July.
The next day, a 44-year-old man in Ewingsdale was served with a Firearm Prohibiton Order, and his property was raided, the place firearms, $10,000 money, luxurious watches and digital gadgets have been seized.
Later within the week in Bilambil Heights, the house of an alleged 36-year-old Mongols Outlaw Bike Gang (OMCG) member was searched, the place police allegedly positioned a bar space in the back of his home.
The room was dismantled by police after seizing gang paraphernalia, portions of alcohol with a worth checklist, and hashish.
On July 25, police searched a house in Tweed Heads, and allegedly discovered hashish, greater than 130g of suspected cocaine, greater than $18,000 money and digital gadgets.
A 53-year-old man was charged with drug offences.
On July 26, a 27-year-old man was arrested at Tweed Heads South, for allegedly illegally possessing a loaded rifle and ammunition at his dwelling.
Later that day, two hydroponic hashish develop labs have been allegedly positioned at a residence in Carrara, together with 2.5kg of dried and packaged hashish.
A 55-year-old man was charged with associated drug offences.
Police hope that the two-week operation has introduced them nearer to unravelling alleged felony networks within the space.
The Australian Federal Police performed a key position attributable to its skill to assemble intelligence throughout state strains, AFP Assistant Commissioner Northern Command Lesa Gale mentioned.
“Our message to organised crime is straightforward. We won’t cease in our mission to outsmart you and shield the Australian neighborhood,” she mentioned.
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