Weapons seized as police target outlaw motorcycle gangs in the Shoalhaven

Firearms, prohibited weapons, and illicit drugs have been seized after police raided homes connected to the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Shoalhaven.

Three people will face court next month. 

Detectives from Strike Force Shuttleworth and Shoalhaven police searched five homes at Basin View, Sanctuary Point, St Georges Basin and Tomerong on Wednesday morning.

During the searches, police seized a loaded 10-shot 12-gauge shotgun, a .22 calibre rifle with silencer, an air rifle, replica pistol, ammunition, an electronic stun device, knuckledusters, tablets, believed to be ecstasy; methylamphetamine, cannabis plants, seeds, and cannabis; prescription drugs, peptides, knives, sling shots, and throwing stars.

A 24-year-old St Georges Basin man was arrested and charged with two counts of possessing an unauthorised firearm, possessing ammunition, possessing or use a prohibited weapon without permit, cultivating a prohibited plant, and two counts of possessing a prohibited drug.

He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Nowra Local Court on March 5.

A 65-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman will be served a Future Court Attendance Notice for prohibited weapon and drug possession offences.

The seized items will undergo forensic examination, and further arrests and charges are expected.

Police are urging anyone with information on outlaw motorcycle gang activity to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.