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Devoted dads revealed to be ‘master drug cooks at the heart of major MDMA trafficking gang’

A pair of devoted dads arrested in an alleged clandestine drug laboratory were allegedly master cooks in a major crime syndicate.

Police allege Chris Perdulovski, 43, and Sash Colevski, 44, cooked MDMA for a gang selling ecstasy in Sydney, raking in millions of dollars for the criminal group.

They were arrested alongside four other men when heavily armed police raided ten New South Wales properties in March.

Pictured is Sash Colevski

Police allege Chris Perdulovski (pictured, left), 43, and Sash Colevski (pictured right), 44, cooked MDMA for a gang selling ecstasy in Sydney, raking in millions of dollars for the criminal group

A pair of devoted dads arrested in an alleged clandestine drug laboratory (pictured) were allegedly master cooks in a major crime syndicate

A pair of devoted dads arrested in an alleged clandestine drug laboratory (pictured) were allegedly master cooks in a major crime syndicate

Mr Colevski, a father-of-two, was allegedly found sleeping on a bunk bed with a pump-action shotgun under his pillow,The Daily Telegraph reported.

Dramatic footage of the raid on the rural property in Neville, in the state’s central west, allegedly shows police uncover a firearm during the arrest.

The bush property was allegedly used for the large-scale manufacture of MDMA, and police seized $4.5million worth of the drug along with precursor chemicals.

The arrest of Mr Perdulovski, a father and flying instructor who proposed to his fiance six months ago in a romantic cockpit proposal, shocked his family.

Mr Colevski, a father-of-two, was allegedly found sleeping on a bunk bed with a pump-action shotgun (pictured) under his pillow

Mr Colevski, a father-of-two, was allegedly found sleeping on a bunk bed with a pump-action shotgun (pictured) under his pillow

They were arrested alongside four other men when heavily armed police raided ten New South Wales properties in March (pictured is cash allegedly seized in the raids)

They were arrested alongside four other men when heavily armed police raided ten New South Wales properties in March (pictured is cash allegedly seized in the raids)

His sister Tammy described the Fletcher man as ‘one of the best guys you could meet’.

‘He has been flying for years. He’s a nice guy, one of the best guys you could meet. He loves his kids to death. He loves his fiancee to death. He is a great family man.’

Mr Colevski’s neighbours in the south-west Sydney suburb of Wattle Grove had a similar reaction, saying he seemed like a ‘regular nice family man’.

‘He would wave and say hello while walking the dog,’ they said. 

Police allegedly discovered MDMA manufacturing instructions at his family home, along with an inactive drug lab at a unit linked to Mr Colevski in Moorebank.

MDMA pills, cocaine and $24,000 were allegedly found during a raid of Mr Perdulovski’s residence near Newcastle.

Police allegedly discovered MDMA manufacturing instructions at his family home, along with an inactive drug lab at a unit  in Moorebank (pictured is a man being arrested during the raids

Police allegedly discovered MDMA manufacturing instructions at his family home, along with an inactive drug lab at a unit in Moorebank (pictured is a man being arrested during the raids

Dramatic footage of the raid on the rural property in Neville, in the state's central west, shows police uncover a firearm during the arrest (pictured)

Dramatic footage of the raid on the rural property in Neville, in the state’s central west, shows police uncover a firearm during the arrest (pictured)

Mr Colevski was charged with participate criminal group contribute criminal activity, two counts of large commercial manufacture of prohibited drug, and possess unregistered firearm-prohibited firearm.

Mr Perdulovski was charged with participate criminal group contribute criminal activity, two counts of large commercial manufacture of prohibited drug, two counts of large commercial drug supply, drug supply, and recklessly deal with proceeds of crime.

Both men were refused bail and will face Bathurst Local Court on May 21. 

The raids were conducted by Strike Force Wanawong, formed in 2017 to investigate the supply of MDMA. 

The raids (pictured) were conducted by Strike Force Wanawong, formed in 2017 to investigate the supply of MDMA

The raids (pictured) were conducted by Strike Force Wanawong, formed in 2017 to investigate the supply of MDMA

 

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