‘Coppers are going to die today’: Chilling text message allegedly sent by tattooed bikie nicknamed ‘Kaos’ that sparked his dramatic arrest at an Airbnb property
- Former bikie boss Brett Pechey, 34, was arrested in Perth on Friday morning
- Pechey, nicknamed ‘Kaos’, allegedly sent a text message threatening police
- Police surrounded an Airbnb and arrested the bikie and an alleged associate
- Neither of the men applied for bail and are due to face court in the coming days
A tattooed bikie nicknamed ‘Kaos’ (pictured) was arrested at an Airbnb in Perth on Friday
A tattooed ex-bikie boss nicknamed ‘Kaos’ allegedly sent a threatening text message claiming police officers would be killed before being arrested at an Airbnb property.
Brett Pechey, 34, was tracked down to a short-term rental in Belmont, east Perth, and heavily armed officers surrounded the property on Friday morning.
Police swooped on Pechey after he allegedly sent a message reading ‘coppers are going to die today’ with a picture of a shotgun.
Pechey, who is known to have had connections to the West End Bandidos gang and Brothers 4 Life, was arrested alongside his alleged associate Adam Iustini.
Police say they found a shotgun in a white Holden Commodore that Mr Iustini was driving down the road from the raided property, The West Australian reported.
Brett Pechey (pictured, right) with ex girlfriend Rikki-Louise (left) was arrested along with another man after allegedly sending a text message threatening police
Pechey reportedly gave himself up without a fight and police say they also found a shotgun in a white Holden Commodore
Pechey was tracked down with the help of drones and house-to-house searches before police established a road block on Frederick Street just after 11.30am.
Officers used a loud speaker to demand Pechey come out of the house and he reportedly gave himself up without a fight.
The former Bandidos boss appeared in Northbridge Magistrates Court on charges including threats to kill, aggravated possession of a weapon and breaching a police order.
Neither Pechey or Iustini applied for bail on Saturday and are both set to face court again in the coming days.
The high-profile bikie boasts a life of luxury on his highly curated Instagram account.
Pechey, who also called himself ‘Infamous’ before ‘Kaos’, has been laying low in Perth since a warrant was issued for his arrest by Queensland Police in December 2018.
Pechey faced court after his arrest (pictured) and did not apply for bail
Pechey, a notorious ex-bikie boss, boasts a life of luxury on his curated instagram account
Th ex-bikie boss failed to show up to Southport Magistrate’s Court on charges including serious assault of a police officer and committing a public nuisance.
His unresolved charges stem from an alleged three-hour stand-off with more than 26 police officers at a Gold Coast home in March 2018.
A Queensland Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that Pechey has outstanding charges in Queensland but police are not seeking his extradition.
Pechey also fled to Thailand in 2013 after a Broadbeach Bandidos bikie brawl.
He hid in Bangkok and Phuket for over a year before negotiating his return to Australia with police and once dated colon hydrotherapist Rikki Louise Jones.
Pechey (pictured, left, with his former girlfriend Rikki-Louise) is thought to have connections to the West End Bandidos Gang and the Brothers 4 Life