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Rebels bikie gang members face court after police blitz

Guns, ammunition, cash and drugs have been seized in police raids of at least eight Sydney properties connected to the Rebels bikie gang.

Eighteen firearms, 445 rounds of ammunition and illegal drugs were seized by police over the four-day operation targeting Rebels gang members.

As a result of the blitz, 12 Rebels members and associates will face court for 25 offences.

The Rebels’ Leppington clubhouse was raided on Tuesday where police searched 69 people, 28 cars and three motorcycles finding 30 steroid tablets, cannabis, a small amount of methamphetamine and 220 bottles of alcohol.

A Rebels member, 46, was charged with assaulting police and resisting arrest after allegedly assaulting officers at the clubhouse.

Police also gave exclusion orders banning nine Rebels members from the Crown Casino in Melbourne during the search.


At Liverpool, 12 members who were at a dessert bar on Macquarie Street on Wednesday were given consorting warnings by police.

At Erskine Park, a Rebels member and his partner had their firearms licences suspended after police seized eight rifles, three shotguns and 75 rounds of ammunition.

A Rebels member, 40 from the Blacktown Chapter was also given a court attendance notice relating to 45 knuckle-dusters found at a property on April 3.

Properties at Woodbine, Prestons, Camperdown, Edensor Park and Kingswood were raided during the operation.