Thu
23
Aug
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Finks motorcycle gang member charged over fires in driveway of Maryland home

A FINKS motorcycle gang member set fire to two vehicles parked in the driveway of a Maryland home as the occupants slept, police allege.

The member of the outlaw motorcycle group was charged this week over the fires that were lit in November last year, police said in a statement on Thursday.

About 1am on Thursday, November 2, two men were at their home on Berrico Avenue, Maryland, when they were woken by a man telling them two vehicles in the driveway were on fire.

Fire & Rescue NSW were called and extinguished the fires but two Hi-Ace vans were destroyed, police said.

Following inquiries, a 28-year-old man attended Newcastle City police station on Wednesday where he was charged with two counts of maliciously destroy property by fire, police said.

He was refused bail and will face Newcastle Local Court.

Thu
02
Aug
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Mid Coast Police arrest alleged high-ranking member of Finks motorcycle gang

A POLICE Strike Force established to investigate motorcycle gang activity on the mid north coast has netted an arrest in Port Macquarie.

A man, who police believe to be a high-ranking member of the Finks motorcycle gang (OMCG), has been charged with a string of alleged offences following the execution of a search warrant in a residential area of Port Macquarie on August 1.

Strike Force Addax was established in January 2018 by Mid North Coast Police District investigators to target OMCG activity across the region.

At 11.30am on Wednesday, Strike Force investigators, with the assistance of Raptor North, executed a search warrant at a home in Thrumster, west of Port Macquarie.

During the search, police allegedly located and seized methylamphetamine, cash, a push dagger, and a Rolex watch suspected to be stolen or otherwise unlawfully obtained.

Wed
04
Jul
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Finks gang member charged at Goulburn Jail

A senior member of the Finks outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) has been charged over the alleged manufacture of prohibited drugs at a Tarago district property.

As part of inquiries into violent conflicts between OMCGs across NSW, police from the Criminal Groups Squad’s Strike Force Raptor and the Drug and Firearms Squad’s Chemical Operations Unit established Strike Force Creswell to investigate the importation, manufacture, and supply of prohibited drugs.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13 and 14, 2018, Strike Force Creswell officers executed a number of search warrants at Kellyville Ridge and Beaumont Hills and seized various prohibited drugs, illegal firearms, and assorted precursors.

Strike force officers arrested a 35-year-old man during the operation. He was charged with drug and firearms offences and remains before the courts.

Thu
31
May
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Bikie boss furious after family home peppered with bullets

A bikie boss has been left furious after his family home was targeted in an early morning shooting in Melbourne.

Police are investigating after shots were fired Finks boss BJ Reker's home, on Warrain Street at Frankston, shortly before 5am today.

He was at home with two other adults and his 11-day-old baby when the property was peppered with bullets.

No one was injured in the attack and the shooter fled the scene.

A car was set on fire on Carramar Drive, just five kilometres away, and police are now investigating if it is connected to the shooting.

Shortly after the shooting, Finks Motorcycle gang members were spotted arriving at the property.

They were wearing clothes bearing their insignia and could be seen speaking with detectives.

One of the men was seen wearing a jumper with offensive words written across the back.

The Finks Motorcycle club is known to be one of the most violent outlaw motorcycle gangs in Australia.

Sat
14
Apr
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Rival bikie gangs refuse a senior police officer's pleas to meet and form a truce because the 'only way they can trust each other is if the other is behind bars'

  • Hopes of an end to a turf war terrorising residents in New South Wales is dashed
  • Court papers reveal police attempted to broker a truce with Nomads and Finks
  • But ongoing battle between the bikie gangs in the Hunter Valley set to continue
 

Hopes of an end to a turf war terrorising residents between rival bikie gangs have been dashed after a police plea was shot down.

Attempts by senior officers from New South Wales Police to call a truce were ended just weeks after securing a guarantee from leading Nomads members.

The peace deal was supposed to end violence between the Nomads and their rival gang, the Finks, in the Hunter Valley.

Thu
15
Mar
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Senior Finks bikie Martin Francis Klein charged after police uncover guns, $4m worth of drugs

A high-ranking Finks bikie has been refused bail after police raids discovered guns, ammunition and drugs with an estimated street value of $4 million.

Martin Francis Klein, 35, was arrested while visiting a storage case in a residential carpark in Sydney's north-west on Wednesday.

 

Sat
24
Feb
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Battle of the bikies: Paramedics helping man injured in crash locked themselves inside an ambulance and called the police after senior Finks outlaw 'arrived and bashed his friend' because he crashed his motorcycle

  • Senior Finks bikie allegedly attacked another gang member for crashing his bike
  • Jacob Nyrhinen crashed the motorcycle on the NSW south coast in August
  • As he was being treated Troy Fornaciari allegedly punched him in the head
 

A senior Finks bikie allegedly attacked another gang member in retaliation for crashing his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

In August, bikie associate Jacob Nyrhinen crashed the motorcycle at Princes Highway on the NSW south coast before the bike's owner, heavily tattooed senior Finks member Troy Fornaciari, allegedly arrived and attacked him.

Thu
01
Feb
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Finks member charged, loaded pistol found after gang’s Illawarra clubhouse raided

Two Finks members have been charged and a loaded pistol seized after police raided what was to become the Illawarra Chapter of the outlaw motorcycle gang’s clubhouse early Thursday.

Police detectives, assisted by the Tactical Operations Unit, Dog Unit, and Strike Force Raptor searched the property at an industrial unit at North Wollongong just after 6am.

The unit was fortified and undergoing renovations apparently to be established as the gang’s clubhouse, police said.

Two men – aged 20 and 34 – were arrested at the location and taken to Wollongong Police Station.

During the search warrant, investigators seized a loaded .22 calibre pistol with a silencer, ammunition, a stolen Toyota Hilux, and Finks OMCG paraphernalia.

Tue
02
Jan
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Finks Instagram account gives insight into the life of members of the outlaw motorcycle gang

THE Finks MC is one of the most violent outlaw motorcycle gangs in Australia. An Instagram account gives insight to the life of members of the club.

SINCE being founded in Adelaide in 1969, The Finks motorcycle club has grown to become one of the most violent and notorious gangs with chapters all across the country.

A 2012 affidavit filed by the head of Task Force Hydra revealed the strict guidelines members of the gang are forced to follow, which includes things like owning a motorbike that is 650cc or over, banning all women and ensuring only full patch members may have club tattoos.

Fri
29
Dec
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Alleged high-ranking Finks Outlaw Motorcycle Gang members arrested at Chisholm and Cameron Park under strike force batterson

Two men alleged to be high-ranking members of the Finks have been arrested following police investigations into criminal outlaw motorcycle gang activity in the Hunter.

Police executed search warrants at homes at Chisholm and Cameron Park about 6.30am Friday.

During the search, officers allegedly seized prohibited drugs, cash and a prohibited weapon.

Two men were arrested in relation to investigations into an affray in Maitland in early December.

Officers also conducted five firearm prohibition order searches as part of the operation on members of the Finks, Rebels and Nomads OMCGs.

The operation came as part of Strike Force Batterson, which was jointly established by State Crime Command’s Criminal Group Squad Strike Force Raptor and Northern Region police to investigate violent activity by those associated with Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs in the Hunter.

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