Surfside man arrested

A member of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) will face court today after being charged over the alleged murder of Johnny Salafia near Ulladulla. Following extensive inquiries, Strike Force Hobler detectives, with the assistance of Strike Force Raptor and the Public Order and Riot Squad, executed a search warrant at a home at Surfside, north of Batemans Bay, about 6am today (Thursday 23 November 2017).

A 42-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station.

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The man, who is a member of the Rebels OMCG, was charged with murder.

He has been refused bail to appear at Batemans Bay Local Court later today.

Investigations under Strike Force Hobler are continuing. Police and emergency services were called to a home on Kings Point Drive, Kings Point, about 10.30pm on Sunday 23 June 2013, following reports of a shooting.On arrival, officers located the body of 38-year-old, Johnny Salafia, at the front door. He had been shot in the head and chest.Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad and Shoalhaven Local Area Command established Strike Force Hobler to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr Salafia’s death.

Source NSW Police media release

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