18yo charged after alleged hooning gathering, Gold Coast

An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged after police broke up an alleged hooning gathering on the Gold Coast over the weekend.

Police were called to Burnside Place at Stapylton just before midnight on Saturday, following reports that a large gathering of people was blocking the road.

On arrival, officers attempted to intercept a Ford Falcon ute which was allegedly driving dangerously in the middle of the road.


The ute then allegedly sped off, but police were able to track it down to a home in Ormeau a short time later.

An 18-year-old man from Greenbank was arrested at the property and has since been charged with dangerous driving and evasion.

He’s due to front court in Beenleigh today, while his car has been impounded.

Investigations are continuing over several other offences witnessed by police at the scene.

To report hooning offences, contact Policelink on 131 444 or the Hoon Hotline on 134 666.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.