Dramatic moment cops storm luxury Sydney penthouse of alleged senior crime ... trends now

Dramatic moment cops storm luxury Sydney penthouse of alleged senior crime ... trends now
Dramatic moment cops storm luxury Sydney penthouse of alleged senior crime ... trends now

Dramatic moment cops storm luxury Sydney penthouse of alleged senior crime ... trends now

An alleged senior Australian crime figure has been arrested in a dramatic dawn raid in his exclusive, multimillion-dollar Sydney apartment. 

Mohamad Alameddine, 40, was detained after cops found wads of cash and a mobile phone concealed in fire extinguisher cupboards within the complex. 

Police initially attended his three-bedroom penthouse in the city centre on April 9 to do a firearm prohibition compliance check, but found nothing illegal inside the unit.

Footage showed officers kicking on the door of the apartment demanding the owner open the door with a colleague standing nearby holding a battering ram.

Mohamad Alameddine (pictured) was arrested after cops found wads of cash and a mobile phone concealed in fire extinguisher cupboards

Mohamad Alameddine (pictured) was arrested after cops found wads of cash and a mobile phone concealed in fire extinguisher cupboards 

The door was then opened from the inside before cops walked in. Alameddine was seen dressed in a bathrobe and leaning against a wall  

Police allegedly found $13,000 in one nearby fire extinguisher cupboard and a mobile phone in another, which were seized for forensic testing. 

Detectives allege the DNA tests link the money and phone to Alameddine, who is a Comanchero

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