A high-profile member of the Alameddine crime family has been arrested in east Sydney after allegedly fleeing police for more than a month.
Officers from the Eastern Beaches Police Area Command executed a search warrant at a unit on Bundock Street in South Coogee around 9 a.m. Tuesday.
While the police were conducting the search, Ahmad Alameddine arrived at the unit but attempted to flee on foot around 2.30pm.
After a short foot chase, the 33-year-old was arrested nearby and taken to Maroubra police station, where he is helping the police with their investigation.
On August 3, the 33-year-old fled a home in Greenacre when police arrived to speak with Alameddine as part of an ongoing firearms investigation.
Two women, aged 28 and 35, who were said to be at the house with Alameddine, were later arrested at a Waterloo Road petrol station and taken to Bankstown Police Station.
The 28-year-old woman was charged with six offenses, including two counts: acquiring a pistol subject to the gun ban, acquiring a firearm without a license or permit, non-safety of the firearm, obstructing the arrest of a person who has committed a serious crime, and obstruction of the resistance police officer in the exercise of his duty.
The 35-year-old was charged with four counts of arresting a person for serious crimes.
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