Semi-automatic weapons, drugs and car seized in bikie raid

GUNS, luxury cars, a motorbike and drugs have been seized during a raid on the house of an alleged bikie on the Gold Coast.

Officers from the Gold Coast Major and Organised Crime Squad raided a home at Benowa yesterday, arresting a 33-year-old man, alleged to be a member of the Lone Wolf gang.

 

One of the four vehicles seized during a search warrant by the Gold Coast Major and Organised Crime Squad at Benowa. Picture: Queensland Police Service.
One of the four vehicles seized during a search warrant by the Gold Coast Major and Organised Crime Squad at Benowa. Picture: Queensland Police Service.

Police seized two Mercedes, a Range Rover and a Harley Davidson during the raid, along with jewellery worth about $20,000, drugs, four handguns, a semiautomatic shotgun, a semiautomatic rifle and ammunition.

The 33-year-old was charged with firearm, drugs and property offences and is expected to appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.

 

One of the Mercedes seized during a search warrant. Picture: Queensland Police Service.
One of the Mercedes seized during a search warrant. Picture: Queensland Police Service.

In a statement detective Senior Sergeant Ian Galpin said gangs will remain the focus of their policing operation.

"Individuals who involve themselves in serious criminal activity, including possessing firearms, pose a serious risk to the community," he said.

"These individuals and criminal groups remain the focus of our future policing operations."



Grand old home on move from Bundy to Bay

Premium Content Grand old home on move from Bundy to Bay

A stunning old Queenslander has found a new home on the Fraser Coast after being...

‘Significant’ spike in dodgy drivers sparks Coast crackdown

Premium Content ‘Significant’ spike in dodgy drivers sparks Coast crackdown

Police issue warning after rise in drink and drug driving and extreme speeding.