POLICE | High-ranking Finks member arrested at Edmondson Park on gun charges

SEIZED: Police seized this semi-automatic assault rifle which was forensically examined and is now undergoing ballistic examination. Picture: NSW Police
SEIZED: Police seized this semi-automatic assault rifle which was forensically examined and is now undergoing ballistic examination. Picture: NSW Police

A high-ranking member of the Finks outlaw motorcycle gang was arrested at EdmondsonPark on Sunday morning and due in Liverpool court on Monday after Strike Force Raptor police seized a semi-automatic assault rifle during a firearms-prohibition order search at GlenmorePark in January.

As part of ongoing targeting of the illicit activities of motorcycle gangs, Strike Force Raptor ran a firearms prohibition-order search at a home on Dara Crescent on January 10.

Police seized a semi-automatic assault rifle which was forensically examined and is now undergoing ballistic examination.

Following further inquiries, a man, 40, was arrested by Strike Force Raptor police at a home at Edmondson Park about 8.30am on Sunday.

He was taken to Liverpool police station and charged with having an unregistered and prohibited firearm, having a shortened firearm without authority, acquire a prohibited firearm subject to a prohibition order and not storing a firearm safely.

Generic image. Picture: NSW Police

Generic image. Picture: NSW Police

The EdmondsonPark man, a high-ranking member of the Finks motorcycle gang, was refused bail to be in Liverpool court on Monday.

Strike Force Raptor was established in 2009 and does proactive investigations and intelligence-based high-impact policing operations to prevent and disrupt conflicts and dismantle organised criminal networks.

27/06/19: NSW Police photo of gun added

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