Strike Force Raptor investigation leads to arrests in Canley Vale

Three people have been arrested in Canley Vale in relation to firearm and drug offences.

Officers from Strike Force Raptor arrested an associate of an outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) at a Canley Vale residence at about 12.20pm on Thursday.

The 37-year-old man was arrested without incident and conveyed to Fairfield Police Station.

He was charged with breaching a firearm prohibition order, revocation of parole warrant and five counts of possessing a prohibited drug.

He was bail refused and appeared at Fairfield Local Court on Thursday, December 21

At the same Canley Vale location, a 23-year-old woman was arrested and charged with outstanding warrants.

She was bail refused and appeared at Fairfield Local Court on Thursday.

Also on Thursday and at the same residence, a 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with driving while disqualified and possessing a prohibited drug.

He was given bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court on January 10, 2018.

Strike Force Raptor was established in 2009 and conducts proactive investigations and intelligence-based, high-impact policing operations to prevent and disrupt conflicts, and dismantle any network engaged in serious organised criminal activity.

Anyone with information, including relevant photos and videos, that may assist Strike Force Raptor can report it directly to investigators via their online reporting page: or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Information provided to investigators will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


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