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Bikie activity: Drug bust leads to slew of charges on people with alleged Rebels links

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A major drug raid in Queensland has led to two people with alleged links to the Rebels bikie gang being slapped with 18 charges.

Two people have been arrested after a major police operation targeting drug trafficking by organised crime groups including the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.

Police will allege on Thursday detectives found drugs including more than 250 grams of cocaine, cannabis, steroids, diazepam, oxycodone during a search of a house in Narrangba, north of Brisbane.

A 27 year-old-man and 24-year-old woman were each charged with six counts of dangerous drug possession and one count each of possession of property used in connection with a drug offence.

They were also charged with one count each of possession of property being proceeds of a drug offence and possession of fireworks.

A joint drug operation has smashed dangerous drug operations associated with the Rebels Outlaw motorcycle gang. Image credit: Queensland Police.

A joint drug operation has smashed dangerous drug operations associated with the Rebels Outlaw motorcycle gang. Image credit: Queensland Police.

Detectives from the Organised Crime Gangs group were assisted by specialist dog handlers in the raid.

The pair are due to appear in the Caboolture Magistrates Court on March 8.

The Echo Taskforce works alongside law enforcement agencies including the Australian Federal Police to reduce bikie gang activity. NCA NewsWire / Tony McDonough

The Echo Taskforce works alongside law enforcement agencies including the Australian Federal Police to reduce bikie gang activity. NCA NewsWire / Tony McDonough

Meanwhile, members of the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang are set to ride from Wodonga to Melbourne via Bendigo on Saturday.

Victoria Police has vowed to watch the run through regional Victoria closely.

Multiple units will monitor the run, including Echo Taskforce detectives, as well as specialist and local police.

“Echo Task force detectives, along with a number of specialist and local police will be in the relevant areas over the weekend,” a spokesperson said.

NCA NewsWire / Tony McDonough

NCA NewsWire / Tony McDonough

“They will closely monitor the run and take swift action in the event any OMCG members involved in the event commit criminal, road safety or public order offences.”
Victoria Police is working with the Australian Federal Police to crack down on bikie gangs.

Authorities have urged anyone with information about bikie activity to contact Crime Stoppers.

Location: Australia
Club: Rebels MC
Source: news.com