Bikie out on $100,000 bail after alleged nightclub raid

A MAN with links to an outlawed motorcycle club who allegedly helped raid a Ballarat nightspot at the weekend has been granted bail with strict conditions including a $100,000 surety.

Anthony Martelli, 38, of Smythes Creek was granted bail fixed with a $100,000 surety and strict conditions in Ballarat Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Magistrate Gerard Lethbridge ordered Martelli not to contact or associate with members of the Finks Motorcycle Club or attend the club house.

He must also report to Ballarat Police Station, reside at his home in Smythes Creek, not leave Victoria, abide by a curfew between 8pm and 6am, not contact witnesses, co-accused or attend a licensed premises and comply to all intervention orders made by the court during his bail.

"I want to make it plain to you that there must be strict compliance with every single one of these conditions," Mr Lethbridge said.

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STATUS OF THE ACCUSED

Graham Hudgson - Bail with $1000 surety

Anthony Martelli - Bail with $100,000 surety

Chad Salvemini - Denied bail

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Martelli appeared on 10 charges, including five counts each of unlawful assault and one count each of aggravated burglary, robbery, affray, intentionally causing injury and recklessly causing injury.

Co-accused Chad Salvemini, 35, of Wendouree was refused bail because he was seen as an unacceptable risk to the community.

Salvemini has been charged with 13 offences, including five counts of unlawful assault and one count each of aggravated burglary, robbery, affray, intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing injury, being a prohibited person possessing a firearm, possessing methamphetamine, dealing property suspected to be the proceeds of crime and possessing a drug of dependence.

It comes as co-accused Graham Hudgson was granted bail with a $1000 surety and strict conditions on Wednesday.

Martelli and Salvemini will reappear in Ballarat Magistrates Court on September 1.

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