SERIOUS AND ORGANISED CRIME DIVISION SEARCH WARRANT CHARGES

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Over the last week officers within the Serious and Organised Crime Division executed various search warrants in the Perth metropolitan area. 

The search warrants targeted Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs and their associates, and resulted in the seizure of a large amount of drugs, weapons, stolen property and cash.

On Tuesday 20 August 2019, Organised Crime Squad officers executed a search warrant at a residential property in Alkimos.

It will be alleged that as a result of the search the following items were seized:
Approximately 20 kilograms of Methylamphetamine
Approximately 5 kilograms of Heroin
Approximately 3.5 grams each of Methylamphetamine, Cocaine and MDMA and 10 grams of Cannabis
Approximately $1.2 million cash
A rifle, firearm and crossbow. 

A 47-year-old man and 47-year-old woman, both from Quinns Rocks, have been charged with the following offences:
Possessed a trafficable quantity of Methylamphetamine with Intent to Sell or Supply
Possession of Prohibited Drugs with Intent to Sell or Supply (Heroin)
Laundering Property/money from Proceeds of Major Offence

Both were refused bail and appeared in the Joondalup Magistrates Court on Wednesday 21 August 2019, and are due to reappear in the same court on Wednesday 30 October 2019. 

Inquiries are ongoing and further charges may be preferred at a later date. 

Information from the public greatly assists Police investigations and operations in relation to the supply of prohibited drugs.   The community is encouraged to continue reporting suspicious behaviour to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.  People providing information to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous if they wish.
Further, Gang Crime Squad detectives have charged five people in relation to a series of search warrants targeting Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs in the Perth metropolitan area last week.

The search warrants were executed in Leederville, Joondanna, Jandakot, Gnangara, Landsdale and Morley.

Amongst the items seized were: 
 
An industrialised sized pill press,
85 grams of Cocaine
690 grams of MDMA powder
84 grams of MDMA
132 grams of Fantasy
Vials of anabolic steroids
15 hydroponically grown Cannabis plants
 

Various firearms were also seized including;
 
A semi-automatic shot gun
.22 rifle
M1 7.62mm rife
Four semi-automatic pistols

Two revolvers
More than 550 rounds of ammunition
A paintball gun
 
Also seized was an off-road motorcycle, more than $20,000 worth of gold, and more than $180,000 in cash.

It will be alleged one of the firearms was stolen from Swanbourne in 2014 and the gold was stolen during a burglary in Midland in 2018.

The following people have been charged with the following offences:

A 25-year-old man from Leederville has been charged with:
Possess unlicensed firearm
Possession of Prohibited Drugs with Intent to Sell or Supply (Cocaine)
Possession of a Prohibited Drug With Intent to Sell or Supply (MDMA)

He is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Friday 30 August 2019.

A 23-year-old man from Joondanna has been charged with:
Possession of Prohibited Drugs with Intent to Sell or Supply (Cocaine)
Possession of a Prohibited Drug With Intent to Sell or Supply (MDMA)
1x Possess Prohibited Drug (Cocaine)

He is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Monday 2 September 2019.
A 32-year-old man from Jandakot has been charged with:
2 x Possessed any drug paraphernalia in or on which there was a prohibited drug or plant
Possession of Prohibited Drugs with Intent to Sell or Supply (Cocaine)
Possess Firearm with Circumstances of Aggravation
Possession of Prohibited Drugs with Intent to Sell or Supply (Cannabis)
Unlicensed Person Possess Firearm/Ammunition
2 x Possessed a prohibited drug
Possessed a controlled weapon
Possession of stolen or unlawfully obtained property
Possession of a Prohibited Drug with Intent to Sell or Supply (MDMA)
Possession of certain substances or things
Receiving
Possessed a prohibited weapon
8 x Unlicensed person came into possession of three or more firearms
Unlicensed Person Possess Firearm/Ammunition
Cultivate a prohibited plant with intent to sell or supply
Possession of a Prohibited Drug with Intent to Sell or Supply (Methylamphetamine)

He was refused bail and appeared in the Fremantle Magistrates court on Thursday 22 August 2019, and is due to reappear in the same court on Tuesday 17 September 2019.

A 39-year-old man from Marangaroo will be summonsed in relation to drug offences at a later date.

A 20-year-old woman received a drug diversion notice for possession offences. 

A 48-year-old man from Morley has been charged with:
1 x Unlawful Possession of Stolen or Unlawfully Obtained Property

He is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on Monday 23 September 2019