World: The Ford Raptor that police HAD to get off the streets: Mongrel Mob bikies ran a massive $2.6million ice ring in a tiny impoverished town - and their red ute was the cops’ biggest problem - PressFrom - Australia
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WorldThe Ford Raptor that police HAD to get off the streets: Mongrel Mob bikies ran a massive $2.6million ice ring in a tiny impoverished town - and their red ute was the cops’ biggest problem

07:20  14 may  2019
07:20  14 may  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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The Ford Raptor that police HAD to get off the streets : Mongrel Mob bikies ran a massive Police believed Mongrel Mob gang members were responsible for selling drugs in the town , and More than 50 people were arrested. The red Ford Raptor was one of several vehicles towed away by

off the streets : Mongrel Mob bikies ran a massive $ 2 . 6 million ice ring in a tiny impoverished town - and Mongrel Mob is an organised street gang based in New Zealand that has a network of more than ice ring out of a tiny , impoverished town can blame a red Ford Raptor truck for their

The Ford Raptor that police HAD to get off the streets: Mongrel Mob bikies ran a massive $2.6million ice ring in a tiny impoverished town - and their red ute was the cops’ biggest problem© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited About 300 police staff were involved in the raids which saw 30 firearms recovered and $2million worth of property seized. More than 50 people were arrested A group of bikie gang members who ran a $2.6million ice ring out of a tiny, impoverished town can blame a red Ford Raptor truck for their eventual downfall.

Kawerau, in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand's North Island, had a massive drug problem, with many of its 6,000 residents addicted to methamphetamine.

Families desperate for money to pay for drugs were even prostituting children in order to score ice.

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Mongrel Mob is an organised street gang based in New Zealand that has a network of more than thirty chapters throughout the country. They are especially active in King Country, Opotiki

The Ford Raptor that police HAD to get off the streets : Mongrel Mob bikies ran A group of bikie gang members who ran a $ 2 . 6 million ice ring out of a tiny , impoverished town can blame a red

Police believed Mongrel Mob gang members were responsible for selling drugs in the town, and the flaunting of wealth through flashy vehicles such as the oversized Ford confirmed their suspicions.

The Ford Raptor that police HAD to get off the streets: Mongrel Mob bikies ran a massive $2.6million ice ring in a tiny impoverished town - and their red ute was the cops’ biggest problem© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A group of bikie gang members who ran a $2.6million ice ring out of a tiny, impoverished town can blame a red Ford Raptor truck (pictured) for their eventual downfall

A constable in Kawerau - frustrated at a lack of action - contacted New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush warning him that the Mongrel Mob were taking over the town, the New Zealand Herald reported.

The National Organised Crime Group (NOCG) were then assigned to investigate the Mongrel Mob members in Kawerau for six months, beginning in August 2017.

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The Ford Raptor that police HAD to get off the streets : Mongrel Mob bikies ran Hastings authorities are calling a meeting with Mongrel Mob leaders over future gang events on Te Mata Peak after a gang patching ceremony on the summit last Saturday was said to have left locals and visitors

Mob history is very bloody and NZ is a country with few guns so these guys don't earn their stripes The Black Power guys must have seen the first handful of patched cars enter the town and sent It peeled the lid off the NZ I knew—some of these guys are from serious poverty and from some fucking

The NOCG usually dealt with international criminals and stopped drugs at the top of the supply chain but had been ordered by Mr Bush to look into the situation in Kawerau.

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There are numerous gangs in New Zealand, of varying criminality, organisation and ethnicity, including outlaw motorcycle gangs, street gangs and ethnically based gangs.

Police received reports of Mongrel Mob members brawling with Hells Angel bikies (pictured: Darwin The spokesperson confirmed the gang has been involved in a number of nightclub assaults but The Mongrel Mob , infamous for their bloody gang with rival The Black Power gang, have been

Warrants granted by the High Court allowed officers to secretly listen to phone conversations and use hidden cameras to observe the gang members.

The Mongrel Mob members used an easy-to-decipher code when speaking to each other, and eventually raids were carried out by police.

About 300 police staff were involved in the raids which saw 30 firearms recovered and $2million worth of property seized. More than 50 people were arrested.

During the police investigation, 2.6kg of meth - worth about $2.6million - was allegedly sold by the Mongrel Mob.

The red Ford Raptor was one of several vehicles towed away by police.

Kawerau mayor - and town butcher - Malcolm Campbell said New Zealanders needed to 'wake up to the bulls**t that's going on' in his area.

'This is a scourge on society. When you've got young kids walking around fried out of their heads, it's not a good thing. It's not good for the town and it's not good for anyone. We're picking up the pieces,' he said.

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