Tag Archives: drive-by shootings

POLICE SPOIL BIKIE PARTY – Saturday June 29 2013

– Police swooped on a new Hells Angels clubhouse yesterday, seizing thousands of dollars worth of alcohol before a planned opening party tonight. Detectives from the bikie-busting Echo Taskforce and liquor licensing Taskforce Razon, as well as dozens of uniformed … Continue reading

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BIKIE RANKS SOAR – Sunday March 24 2013

– Victoria’s outlaw bikie numbers are exploding as gangs turn to prisons to recruit new members and the threat of an all-out war looms. It can be revealed that there are now 1200 fully patched outlaw bikies within the state, … Continue reading

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COPS LIFT PROFILE AS THE FINKS HIT TOWN – Sunday March 10 2013

– Police seized one bike and conducted licence and drug tests to welcome up to 200 members of The Finks Motorcycle Club into Victoria yesterday. The police operation came just hours after a drive-by shooting that is believed to be … Continue reading

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LAW AND DISORDER: SHOOTINGS, A STANDOFF AND A KIDNAP PLOT – Sunday March 10 2013

– Shootings, a foiled kidnapping and a checkpoint standoff – separate incidents involving different motorcycle gangs – have kept Victoria Police busy since Friday night. Up to six gunshots were fired at a house in a drive-by shooting in Melbourne’s … Continue reading

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FEARS THAT BENDIGO FIRE WILL IGNITE BIKIE WAR AS GANGS WEIGH UP FIGHT – Saturday 9 2013

– Police are investigating whether a suspicious fire at a Bendigo motorcycle gang’s clubhouse is the first strike in a feared bikie war. The fire, which ignited early on Friday morning, destroyed the headquarters of the Satan’s Soldiers – a … Continue reading

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FINK YOU’LL HEAR THEM – Saturday March 9 2013

– The Finks outlaw motorcycle club will roar into Victoria today, the first of two national runs heading for Melbourne within a month. Finks members from Western Australia and South Australia, along with their Victorian hosts, will roar out of … Continue reading

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FIVE MEN ARRESTED – Saturday March 9 2013

– Five men were last night arrested for conspiracy to kidnap amid fears of a looming bikie war in Melbourne. Victoria Police arrested the five men and confirmed they had connections to outlaw motorcycle gangs. A police spokeswoman would not … Continue reading

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BANDIDO BUST – Friday March 8 2013

– Police raids on Bandidos strongholds found drugs and ammunition stashed in the bikie gang’s Brunswick fortress. Echo Taskforce detectives arrived about 1:30pm yesterday to find the Weston Street clubhouse empty, but injured Bandido enforcer Toby Mitchell let them in. … Continue reading

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POLICE CRACKDOWN AIMS TO AVERT ALL-OUT GANG WAR – Thursday March 7 2013

– A falling out between Toby Mitchell and Lebanese members of the Bandidos has sparked fears of a war between the gang and the Hells Angels. Several Lebanese crime figures associated with the Bandidos are believed to have been recruited … Continue reading

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POLICE RAIN HELL ON THE ANGELS – Thursday March 7 2013

– Hells Angels and their associates were among the targets of police raids yesterday, with the bomb squad also called in. Police swooped on 15 properties, mainly in Melbourne’s outer north, making seven arrests and seizing alleged stolen goods. Three … Continue reading

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