Bikie busted over $750k ecstasy haul

ARRESTED: 58-year-old Nomads bikie Stephen Garland at Darwin airport, flanked by Gangs Squad police.

ARRESTED: 58-year-old Nomads bikie Stephen Garland at Darwin airport, flanked by Gangs Squad police.

A high-ranking Nomads bikie from Newcastle has been charged with trafficking $750,000 worth of ecstasy from Darwin to Sydney. 

Police from the State Crime Command’s Gangs Squad were acting on a tip-off when they intercepted a freight package travelling between the two states, discovering three kilograms of MDMA. 

Fifty eight-year-old Stephen Garland was arrested at Darwin River in the Northern Territory on Thursday evening and was extradited to Sydney on Saturday, where he was charged with supplying a large commercial quantity of drugs. 

A second man from Breakfast Point, also a member of the Nomads, was arrested at a storage facility in Villawood on Friday afternoon. 

The 23-year-old was charged with supplying a large commercial quantity of drugs.

CHARGED: Mr Garland has been accused of supplying a commercial quantity of ecstasy after a $750,000 haul was intercepted between Darwin and Sydney. A second man from Breakfast Point in Sydney was also charged.

CHARGED: Mr Garland has been accused of supplying a commercial quantity of ecstasy after a $750,000 haul was intercepted between Darwin and Sydney. A second man from Breakfast Point in Sydney was also charged.

Both men were refused bail and were due to face court in Parramatta on Sunday. 

Investigations into the matter are continuing. 

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