Echuca man to face Bendigo court after Echo raids

An Echuca man has been charged following multiple police raids across the state at the weekend. 

Victoria Police's bikie taskforce Echo raided properties in Echuca, Shepparton and Melbourne about 8am on Saturday.

Drugs and weapons were seized during the raids, including two firearms, ammunition, knives and a baton. 

A 32-year-old Echuca man was charged with traffick drug of dependence, possess drug of dependence and possess proceeds of crime.

He faced an out of sessions hearing at the weekend and has been remanded to appear at Bendigo Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

A 34-year-old Echuca woman was also arrested following the raids and has since been released pending further inquires.

A 29-year-old Shepparton man was charged with trafficking a commercial quantity of a drug of dependence, possess drug of dependence, prohibited person possess firearm and other offences.

He faced the Melbourne Magistrates’ court on Saturday evening and was remanded to appear again on Monday.