Former bikie charged after crocodile, luxury car and jet ski seized from house


A former motorcycle gang member has been charged after a crocodile, a luxury car, two motorcycles and a jet ski were seized from a Sydney home last month.

The freshwater crocodile was found along with cash and suspected stolen vehicles during a February 22 police search of a Colebee home in Sydney’s west.

Police said no one at the residence held a wildlife exhibitor’s licence for the reptile.

A freshwater crocodile was seized in western Sydney. Source: NSW Police

A 24-year-old former Finks member was arrested at the home last Friday and he has been charged with dealing in protected animals.

The man was also charged with four counts of dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime and two counts of possessing a vehicle or vessel where the unique identifier has been interfered with.

He was granted bail and is due to appear at the Blacktown Local Court on April 29.

Do you have a story tip? Email: y7newsroom@yahoo7.com.au.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter and stay up to date with the latest news with Yahoo7’s daily newsletter. Sign up here.