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Banditos bikie charged as $300K worth of vintage cars, skis seized alongside steroids at drug lab

Banditos bikie is accused of running a steroid manufacturing business after $300,000 worth of vintage cars, motorbikes and jet skis are seized from a ‘drug lab’

  • Former bikie charged after loaded gun, steroids, $300K worth of cars seized
  • Police searched home and storage sheds in Sydney’s west on Thursday 
  • They said they found $34K in cash, steroids, 5kg Xanax tablets, 1.1kg alprazolam
  • 39-year-old former Bandidos member faces 15 charges after searches

A former Bandidos bikie has been charged after police found a loaded handgun, steroids and $300,000 worth of vintage cars and jet skis in a hidden laboratory.

During a search at a home at Werrington Downs in Sydney’s west at about 7am on Thursday, police allege they seized more than $34,000 cash and a large amount of steroids.

The 39-year-old former bikie was charged with three counts of possessing a prohibited weapon, two counts of possessing a weapon contrary to a prohibition order, and one count of drug possession.

Police searched storage sheds at St Marys in Sydney, where they claimed to find $300,000 worth of vehicles including two Holden SS Torana vehicles, two Yamaha dirt bikes, two jet skis (pictured) and a trailer

A former Bandidos bikie has been charged after police found a loaded handgun, steroids and $300,000 worth of vintage cars and jet skis in a hidden laboratory

A former Bandidos bikie has been charged after police found a loaded handgun, steroids and $300,000 worth of vintage cars and jet skis in a hidden laboratory

Later that afternoon, police also searched storage sheds in St Marys in Sydney, where they found $300,000 worth of vehicles including two Holden SS Torana vehicles, two Yamaha dirt bikes, two jet skis, and a trailer.

They also allegedly found 5kg of Xanax tablets and about 1.1kg of alprazolam powder, with a combined estimated potential street value of $300,000.

A loaded handgun, knuckle dusters, and prescription medications including fentanyl and steroids were also seized, police alleged.  

During a search at a home at Werrington Downs in Sydney's west at about 7am on Thursday, police said they seized more than $34,000 cash and a large amount of steroids

During a search at a home at Werrington Downs in Sydney’s west at about 7am on Thursday, police said they seized more than $34,000 cash and a large amount of steroids

A loaded handgun, knuckle dusters and prescription medications including fentanyl and steroids were also seized, police said

 A loaded handgun, knuckle dusters and prescription medications including fentanyl and steroids were also seized, police said

Investigators allegedly uncovered a hidden drug lab in one of the storage sheds where they established a crime scene.

After the search at the storage sheds, the ex-bike was hit with nine more charges.

These included dealing with proceeds of crime, possessing equipment to manufacture drugs, possessing ammunition without a licence and possessing an unauthorised pistol.

The man faces 15 charges all and is next due to appear at Penrith Local Court on June 10.

Investigators claimed they uncovered a hidden drug lab within one of the storage sheds where they established a crime scene

Investigators claimed they uncovered a hidden drug lab within one of the storage sheds where they established a crime scene

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