Two more alleged members of the ‘Mexican Hoon Cartel’ arrested on the Gold Coast

TWO more alleged members of the so-called Mexican Hoon Cartel have been arrested following additional police raids on the Gold Coast.

Officers from the city’s Rapid Action Patrol squad stormed a house on Ron Penhaligon Way at Robina on Thursday and arrested a 23-year-old man for contravening a court order and receiving stolen property.

A 19-year-old woman was also arrested at her workplace, also in Robina, and charged over a traffic incident that allegedly occurred in Mudgeeraba on New Year’s Day.


The woman has since been charged with grievous bodily harm, stalking, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and fail to remain at the scene of traffic incident.

Both the man and woman will appear in Southport Magistrates Court at the end of the month.

Today’s police action follows the arrest of two other alleged members of the ‘Mexican Hoon Cartel’ in a raid at Gilston on Tuesday.

The Cartel boasts about their hooning online, posting videos of their crimes on social media.

Police pounced on the group this week after fed-up residents tipped them off to the dangerous activities.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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