He helped capture two of the world’s most prolific weapons traffickers, turned a cartel boss into a DEA informant and worked cases against the Taliban and al-Qaida. Now he works with the WA Police Force.
A mass haul of buried guns and explosives suspected of belonging to the WA Comanchero gang was found in Perth during the international AN0M sting that snared hundreds of drug dealers and bikies.
The rejection of a proposed underworld agreement is believed to have sparked one of WA’s most infamous bikie brawls between senior Hells Angels and Rebels figures, it has emerged.
Rebels bikies from across Australia have descended on Fremantle Cemetery to honour the club’s former WA Vice President and close ally of slain bikie boss Nick Martin.
Rebels bikies from across Australia descended on Fremantle Cemetery on Friday to honour the club’s former WA vice president Mark Rodgers.
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A show of force by the Rebels’ bikie gang through Perth last Friday night was in tribute to the former right-hand-man of the club’s assassinated boss Nick Martin.
A mother and son both caught with massive bundles of cash on the same day — by the same police investigating how the Comanchero bikie gang launder their dirty money — have both been jailed.
Wannabe bikies are being lured into one of WA’s most violent gangs — but all is not as it seems.
A rebellious bikie run by the Rebels could become one of the last shows of force on Perth streets by an outlaw motorcycle gang.
Tori Mercanti, a mother of one, was taken to Royal Perth Hospital on Wednesday night after the Ford Falcon XR6 she was a passenger in slammed into a power pole in Dianella.
Rebels bikies have put on a massive show of force in Perth’s northern suburbs just days after the McGowan Government announced sweeping new laws to drive motorcycle gangs out of WA.
Baby-faced bikie Samuel Willmott has apparently cemented his association with the Rebels, debuting face ink and proudly showing off a gang tattoo believed to be permitted only by patched members.
The only daughter of Mongols bikie chief Troy Mercanti has remained in hospital overnight after suffering a significant injury’ in a car crash in Dianella on Wednesday.
The State’s most notorious bikie Troy Mercanti spent tonight at his daughter’s hospital bedside after she was badly hurt in a horror car crash.
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Vision of the frantic moments after notorious Mongol bikie Troy Mercanti’s daughter Tori and her 30-year-old friend ploughed into a Dianella power pole have emerged.
Mongols bikie Troy Mercanti has been spotted going to and from Royal Perth Hospital on Thursday afternoon following his daughter’s horror car crash in Dianella on Wednesday night.
Mercanti family lawyer Paul Holmes has visited Tori Mercanti in hospital to check on her welfare and said her Mongols bikie father was worried sick about his ‘pride and joy’.
The senior Rebels bikie whose home has been targeted in two drive-by shootings in the past three months is married to a champion Muay Thai fighter and paralegal.
WA Police are being given sweeping powers to keep guns out of the hands of bikies. Here is how other states are cracking down on serious criminals.
Gang crime detectives are appealing for information after a car parked outside a property belonging to a Rebel bikie was peppered with bullets on Monday.
Bikies slapped with 10-year firearm prohibition orders that empower police to stop and search them without a warrant will be ‘put through a lot of pain’, one of the State’s top cops has warned.
A prison gang who fatally bashed a fellow inmate in a display of violence so brutal his blood seeped through the door and out of the cell have been found guilty.
Police will get sweeping new powers to keep guns out of the hands of bikies after a spate of public shootings, headlined by the assassination of Rebels boss Nick Martin.
A teenager has faced court charged with firebombing a Balcatta tattoo parlour owned by the widow of assassinated Rebels boss Nick Martin – causing $750,000 worth of damage.
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