Bombers legend Mark Thompson linked to Melbourne raid

Bombers legend Mark Thompson linked to Melbourne raid

Former Essendon and Geelong coach Mark Thompson had his home raided as part of Victoria Police investigation, according to Fox Sports' Tom Morris.

A 22-year-old woman was also arrested and charged with trafficking a drug of dependence.

Thompson, 54, was arrested yesterday and questioned by police but he has been released without charge.

Thomas Windsor, 28, who has alleged links to the Rebels outlaw bikie gang was staying at Thompson's Port Melbourne home when it was raided by police on Friday.

"As the man has now been arrested we won't be providing any further commentary on the matter", police said in a statement.

'Detectives from Southern Metro Divisional Response Unit and Geelong Divisional Response Unit executed a warrant at Port Melbourne on 5/1/18, ' the statement said.

Footage provided to Seven News shows police storming through the door of the Rouse Street address on Friday morning.

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"Police. Don't move", officers shout as they burst into the converted warehouse.

No arrests have been made yet.

Thompson earlier denied his home had been raided when contacted by Fairfax Media.

Thompson left the Cats at the end of 2010 after a highly-successful decade in charge to take on a role as senior assistant coach with the Bombers.

In 2013, Thompson was fined $30,000 for his involvement in the Essendon supplements scandal.

Despite the punishment, he was appointed head coach of Essendon for the 2014 AFL campaign, which would be his final season at the club.

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