Rebels outlaw member has been charged with multiple firearm offences after police raided a Sydney unit where they found a pistol, a sawn-off shotgun and a quantity of steroids.
Police said the 36-year-old man is a member of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang and his arrest is part of the recent crackdown on bikie activity. Officers executed a search warrant at a unit in Rawson Street, Rockdale, at about 4.15pm (AEDT) yesterday.They allegedly seized a pistol, a shortened pump-action shot gun, a large amount of ammunition, a rifle scope, pistol holster and a quantity of Viagra tablets and vials of steroids.The man was charged with five firearm offences, including possessing an illegal firearm and failing to safely store firearms. He was also charged with four drug offences. The man has been refused bail and will appear at Kogarah Local Court today.The incident follows the bashing death of Anthony Zervas, 29, during a brawl between the Hells Angels and the rival bikie gang Comancheros at Sydney airport on March 22. On Sunday, Mr Zervas' brother, Hells Angel Peter Zervas, was shot four times in front of his Lakemba unit and remains in hospital in a stable condition.