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Comancheros president charged with prison attack alongside other gang members

Three senior Comanchero Motorcyle Club gang members have been charged with assaulting a fellow prisoner while in remand. 

Comancheros New Zealand chapter president Pasilika Naufahu, vice-president Tyson Daniels and Jarome Fonua have all been charged and were set to appear via audio visual-link in the Auckland District Court.

Court documents that were filed on Monday and seen by Stuff show the trio are jointly charged with assaulting a prisoner on November 16 at Mt Eden Prison.

The trio will not appear in court until May.

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26
Mar
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Comanchero OMCG member, associate charged over alleged cocaine supply

A senior member and an associate of the Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) will appear in court today charged over the alleged commercial supply of cocaine in Sydney’s south.

 

As part of ongoing targeting and disruption of the illicit activities of criminal networks, police from the Criminal Groups Squad’s Strike Force Raptor, stopped a Toyota Hiace van at Arncliffe about 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 25 March 2020), and spoke to the occupants – two men – aged 29 and 34.

 

During searches of the men, police located a total of 40g cocaine in their underwear.

 

They were both arrested and taken to St George Police Station.

 

Shortly after, two search warrants were executed at units in Arncliffe and Brighton-Le-Sands, where detectives seized 1kg of cocaine, drug paraphernalia, jewellery, mobile phones, documents and $37,000 cash.

 

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Comanchero charged with arson and burglary

A Canberra Comanchero member has been charged with arson and aggravated burglary in relation to a Kambah house fire on 21 November 2019.

ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis, which targets outlaw motorcycle gangs, arrested a 31-year-old man after executing a search warrant on a Kaleen house at 2:30 am this morning (Wednesday, 19 February).

The man has also been charged with participating in a criminal group and committing an act endangering life.

The man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today where bail will be opposed.

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Safety Bay man arrested after significant drug investigation

Organised crime squad detectives have charged a 33-year-old man after the seizure of 59kg of methylamphetamine.

At the time of the drug seizure in May 2019, several people from Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria were arrested and charged, while the investigation into the senior members of the Established Criminal Network continued.

On Monday, detectives arrested the 33-year-old man at a home in Safety Bay. 

The man, a senior member of the Comanchero Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, is alleged to be a senior member of the Established Criminal Network in control of the illicit drugs.

He has been charged with conspiring to sell or supply methylamphetamine and money laundering. 

He was refused bail and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today.

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Jan
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Notorious Scots biker gang boss says he's 'lucky to be alive' after horror smash left him in a coma

Glasgow-born William 'Jock' Ross, who was jailed for his part in the Milperra massacre, has made a miraculous recovery after being thrown from his Harley in Oz last year.

The Scots founder of the infamous Comanchero outlaw biker gang has told how he dodged death in a horror road crash.

William ‘Jock’ Ross, who was born in Glasgow, was left in a coma last year after being thrown from his Harley Davidson in Australia by a 4X4, which was allegedly being driven by the daughter of a renowned brain surgeon.

Now, almost four months on, 76-year-old Ross has told of his miraculous recovery from the Sydney smash.

He said: “I had enough time to go ‘oh f**k’, I saw it coming.

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Comancheros slaying: Life sentence for 'main guy' in execution

(pics) --- The "main guy" in a South Auckland execution-style killing which may have been ordered by the Comanchero Motorcycle Club's top brass has been jailed for life.

Viliami Taani was sentenced to life imprisonment this morning in the High Court at Auckland by Justice Anne Hinton.

He will serve a minimum period of imprisonment of 17 years and 6 months. For attempted murder he was senteced to 11 years and 2 months, which will be served concurrently.

Justice Hinton said there had been a high level of callousness and brutality.

"I agree this was an execution-style killing."

Taani had shot Epalahame Tu'uheava and his wife Yolanda (Mele) Tu'uheava several times on April 30 last year in Māngere.

The fact Tu'uheava survived "was nothing short of miraculous", Justice Hinton said.

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Comanchero gang raids: Police want quick sale of luxury cars and Harley-Davidsons

The Commissioner of Police wants to sell luxury cars and Harley-Davidson motorbikes belonging to members of the Comanchero gang.

A Rolls Royce, three Land Rovers and five Harley-Davidson motorbikes were among $3.7 million assets seized by detectives during raids in April.

Police arrested six people in the raids that took place across Auckland.

As well as gang associates, police also charged a lawyer and an accountant, alleging they had helped the gang.

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Police raid Melbourne properties linked to Comancheros bikie gang, arrest 14 people

 

Fourteen people have been arrested during a series of raids across Melbourne as part of a police investigation into blackmail, extortion and assaults linked to the Comancheros bikie gang.

Police in Melbourne executed warrants at 18 properties targeting the outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) early this morning.

They searched addresses across Melbourne's suburbs, including Gladstone Park, Thomastown, and Dallas in the north, and Hampton Park, Cranbourne North and Carrum Downs in the south-east.

Searches also took place at a factory in Epping and a licensed premises in Thomastown.

Investigators said the raids were connected to an investigation into a shooting at Greenvale on March 25 where a number of shots were fired into an empty car and garage.

Police said they had also been looking into allegations of blackmail and extortion linked to that shooting, as well as assault offences.

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Mar
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Law firm Stanton Grant Legal taken over by authorities after bikie 'money laundering' raids

A Melbourne law firm raided by the Victoria Police anti-bikie taskforce last week has been seized from its partners and placed in the hands of a manager chosen by the legal regulator.

South Melbourne firm Stanton Grant Legal was one of dozens of homes and businesses raided as part of an investigation into alleged money laundering by the Comacheros outlaw motorcycle gang.

The Legal Services Board has now appointed Howard Rapke, a managing partner at the law firm Holding Redlich, as manager of Stanton Grant Legal, giving him control of the day-to-day running of the firm.

Mr Rapke confirmed the appointment, but told the ABC he could not comment on why the board had installed him and how long he would have control of the practice.

The board can install a manager if it feels the interests of a firm's clients need safeguarding.

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Bikie boss Mick Murray jailed for refusing to aid authorities

(video)---COMANCHEROS outlaw bikie boss Michael Murray has been jailed for contempt, after refusing to co-operate with Victorian authorities, saying “I’m not a dog”.

The 40-year-old was hauled before Victoria’s chief examiner to be quizzed about four serious alleged offences in March last year.

FEARS FOR JAILED COMANCHEROS BOSS AS BIKIES’ FEUD RAMPS UP

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