Fireworks thrown, charges laid after police confront 1000 people
Gold Coast District Acting Chief Superintendent Geoff Sheldon described the behaviour as blatantly criminal and clearly dangerous.
“Projectiles, including fireworks, were thrown at police, with three police vehicles sustaining minor damage,” he said.
“This type of behaviour is unacceptable, disrespectful and life-endangering, and we will act to the full extent of the law to keep the community safe.”
Mr Sheldon said a 26-year-old Ashmore man was also charged with dangerous driving and drug-driving.
“So he’s drug impaired while he’s out doing burnouts like that, and that’s the message we need to get home – this is not a safe practice, someone is going to get hurt, and don’t come crying to us when this happens…