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Finks bikie Martin Klein drug charges after storage unit raided

A Finks bikie boss has faced court today after he was arrested for a string of serious drug and firearm offences when police raided a Sydney storage unit.

Martin Klein, a senior member of the Finks outlaw motorcycle gang, was arrested and charged by the NSW Strike Force Raptor on Wednesday night.

Strike Force Creswell officers executed a search warrant at a storage cage in a residential carpark at Kellyville Ridge, in Sydney’s north-west on Tuesday.

Martin Klein, (not pictured) a senior member of the Finks outlaw motorcycle gang, was arrested by the NSW Strike Force Raptor on Wednesday night

Strike Force Creswell officers executed a search warrant at a storage cage in a residential carpark at Kellyville Ridge, in Sydney's north-west on Tuesday (Not pictured)

Strike Force Creswell officers executed a search warrant at a storage cage in a residential carpark at Kellyville Ridge, in Sydney’s north-west on Tuesday (Not pictured)

Police seized 17.4kg of MDA pills, 1.7kg of powder – suspected to be cocaine – and more than 67kg of powders, also believed to be MDA, illicit drugs, assorted precursors, two firearms, a silencer and ammunition.

Just before 6pm on Wednesday police arrested the 35-year-old man when he attended the unit, which was under heavy surveillance. 

Shortly after the arrest, investigators executed a crime scene warrant in the storage cage and search warrants at a unit in the complex and a home at Beaumont Hills.

Officers seized a .38 colt six-shot revolver, ammunition, encrypted mobile phones, cash, a hydrogen chloride gas cylinder, and various documentation.

Klein, who has been identified as a high-ranking member of the Finks OMCG, was taken to Riverstone Police Station and charged with large commercial drug supply and 15 firearms offences. 

Police seized 17.4kg of MDA pills, 1.7kg of powder - suspected to be cocaine - and more than 67kg of powders, also believed to be MDA, illicit drugs, assorted precursors, two firearms, a silencer and ammunition (Not pictured)

Police seized 17.4kg of MDA pills, 1.7kg of powder – suspected to be cocaine – and more than 67kg of powders, also believed to be MDA, illicit drugs, assorted precursors, two firearms, a silencer and ammunition (Not pictured)

Klein, (not pictured) who is a high-ranking member of the Finks OMCG, was taken to Riverstone Police Station and charged with large commercial drug supply and 15 firearms offences

Klein, (not pictured) who is a high-ranking member of the Finks OMCG, was taken to Riverstone Police Station and charged with large commercial drug supply and 15 firearms offences

Klein, who is a high-ranking member of the Finks OMCG, (emblem pictured) was taken to Riverstone Police Station and charged with large commercial drug supply and 15 firearms offences

Klein, who is a high-ranking member of the Finks OMCG, (emblem pictured) was taken to Riverstone Police Station and charged with large commercial drug supply and 15 firearms offences

He was refused bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Thursday. 

Investigations under  Strike Force Creswell are continuing.

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 the Strike Force Raptor online reporting page or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

The Finks OMCG was formed in Sydney in 1969 and now has chapters in other states across Australia. 

 

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