16 arrests made on day 5 of Schoolies

IT was relatively incident free at Schoolies overnight.

Police arrested 16 schoolies, 15 male and 1 female, on 16 charges which included public nuisance and street offences.

Of the schoolies taken into custody, 8 were charged with drug offences mainly relating to cannabis.


There were also 41 liquor infringement notices issued to the school leavers.

Non schoolies are continuing to cause the most problems for police in Surfers Paradise, with 28 people arrested on 32 charges, mainly for public nuisance and drug offences with 3 liquor infringement notices.