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Queensland Police seize nearly $160,000 in cash in 'Hells Angel' raid

Nearly $160,000 in cash was seized from an alleged Hells Angel in a Gold Coast raid at the weekend.

Detectives from Queensland's anti-bikie squad Taskforce Maxima raided a home at Surfers Paradise on Saturday, where it will be alleged they seized $158,000 in cash, a semi-automatic handgun along with the drug ice.

A 40-year-old New South Wales man, allegedly a patched member of the notorious bikie gang, has been charged with two counts of drug possession, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of property used in the commission of a crime. 

He also faces three further ancillary drug and stolen property offences.

A 28-year-old Mermaid Beach woman who was allegedly with the man when the property was raided has also been charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon; drug possession and possession of property used in the commission of a crime; along with two minor drug offences.


The pair were scheduled to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Monday morning.

The raid came two days after detectives from Taskforce Maxima raided a mechanics shop in Moorooka, on Brisbane's southside, which was allegedly a front for members of the Bandidos bikie gang.

Police seized 15 firearms in that raid, including a high-powered assault rifle and more than 4000 rounds of ammunition.

A 38-year-old man was bailed to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on March 9. 

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