Police have launched sweeping raids across rural NSW targeting alleged members of the Bandidos and Mongols outlaw bikie gangs.
With help from the Raptor Squad, Riverina police executed search warrants in Borooma, Tolland, The Rock, and Mount Austin on Tuesday.
The sprawling operation across the Wagga Wagga and Griffith areas continued into Thursday and followed reports of assault and intimidation.
Police arrested four men following the raids, including a 40-year-old Tumut man who was transported to Tumut police station.
There the man was charged with four offences, including stalking or intimidation, affray, assault, and participation in a criminal group.
The other three men – aged 32, 39, and 41 – were taken to Wagga Wagga police station and charged with stalking or intimidation.
The three men also face charges of affray and participation in an criminal group, and were refused bail to appear in court next week.
Police will allege in court that all four men had links to the Mongols outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG), with paraphernalia seized by officers.
Later that day, Raptor Squad police conducted six Firearm Prohibition Order (FPO) compliance checks across Lake Wynangan and Griffith.
The raids are part of a proactive operation targeting alleged Bandidos OMCG members and their associates.