Gang squad police have seized guns, cash and drug paraphernalia at a home in Rooty Hill following investigations into drug supply.
About 6.30am today, Wednesday, January 9, Strike Force Raptor investigators assisted by the police dog unit searched the house.
Inside, officers located a sawn-off rifle, a black powder pistol and ammunition, as well as drug paraphernalia, a quantity of unknown tablets and some prescribed tablets.
There were six people at the home at the time of the raid.
A 52-year-old Lone Wolf bikie gang member was charged with possessing an unauthorised prohibited firearm; possessing an unregistered firearm; not keeping a firearm safe and possessing ammunition. He was refused bail to face Mount Druitt Local Court today.
A 36-year-old man will be issued a court attendance notice for possess prescribed restricted substance.
Just after 8am, a second search warrant was executed at a home at Doonside, with police seizing cash, drug paraphernalia, a small amount of cannabis and other items.
The occupant, a 29-year-old nominee of the Lone Wolf bikie gang member, will be issued a court attendance notice for possess cannabis.
Inquiries into the other items seized are continuing.
Strike Force Raptor was established by State Crime Command’s Gangs Squad in 2009. It is a proactive and high-impact operation targeting outlaw motorcycle gangs and any associated criminal enterprises.
Anyone with information to assist police is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000 or report it directly to detectives via the Strike Force Raptor online reporting page:https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/Default.aspx?id=44.