Six arrested over drugs, guns in NSW raids

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Illicit drugs worth $12 million, firearms, $1.2 million in cash and jewellery worth $1 million have been seized in raids across Sydney and Wollongong with six men arrested.

Police say they have smashed a major bikie-affiliated drug syndicate after an investigation stretching from September 2019.

The criminal syndicate was supplying illegal drugs - mainly cocaine, MDMA and methamphetamine (ice) - across Sydney's eastern beaches, southwest Sydney and the NSW south coast.

In February, Strike Force Gommera was set up to investigate the syndicate's link to Sydney-based outlaw motorcycle gangs.

On Wednesday, a 36-year-old man was arrested in a car park in Bulli on the south coast.

During a search of the man's car, officers seized drugs, including MDMA, cocaine and ice, with an estimated street value of $150,000.

The Miranda man, who is a Bandidos associate, faces 20 charges including supplying a large commercial quantity of prohibited drugs, knowingly dealing with the proceeds of crime, and participating in a criminal group.

He was refused bail to appear in Wollongong Local Court on Thursday.

Police also raided properties in Dover Heights, Miranda, Revesby, Pyrmont, Peakhurst, Rose Bay, Taren Point and Zetland.

Officers seized more than $1.2 million in cash, three firearms, ammunition, four luxury vehicles, jewellery valued at $1 million, electronic devices, items consistent with the supply of prohibited drugs and 100 litres of chemicals used to manufacture prohibited drugs.

Officers also seized 12.5 kilograms of prohibited drugs, including cocaine, MDMA, and ice, with a combined estimated street value of $12 million.

A further five men, aged 26, 28, 31, 31 and 47, were arrested and charged with drug and firearms offences.

All were refused bail to appear in various courts on Thursday.