Bandidos member arrested at Ballan West service station

October 13, 2022 6:12 am in by


A gang member has been picked up in the Ballarat region over a Fitzroy nightclub assault.

The 29-year-old Weir Views man was arrested at a Ballan West service station at 6.20 Wednesday morning.

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The patched Bandidos member has been charged for threatening and assaulting police at a nightclub on Brunswick Street earlier this month, amongst other charges.

The charges follow an incident at approximately 2.30am on Sunday 2 October. Police will allege an associate of the man attempted to stab members of staff at a licensed venue on Brunswick Street in Fitzroy.

When attending police were arresting the man, the 29-year-old Weir Views man allegedly became aggressive towards police, attempting to provoke them into a physical altercation and threating to bite their noses off.

He was given a direction to move on, and as he walked away, he began throwing objects – including glass bottles – at police members.

His charges include reckless conduct endangering person/serious injury, threat to inflict serious injury, assault police, hinder police, possess prohibited weapon, three counts of possess cannabis and discharge missile.

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He was bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 15 March, 2023.

Vision: Ballarat Police Eyewatch Facebook page


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