Only 13 schoolies arrested on the Gold Coast overnight

JUST 13 schoolies were arrested overnight on 16 charges for mainly public nuisance and street related offences.

Police said they were pleased with the overall crowd behavior at the Surfers Paradise schoolies celebrations.

Of the 13 male schoolies arrested eight were for drug offences relating to cannabis and ecstasy.

There were also 80 schoolies given liquor infringement notices for drinking in a public place.

Of the non-schoolies arrested, there were 12 people arrested on 17 charges which were mainly for public nuisance.

There were also 12 liquor infringement notices issued to non-schoolies for drinking in a public place.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


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