Commanchero bikie associate charged over brutal attack on GC bus driver

A Commanchero Outlaw Motorcycle Gang associate has been charged over the brutal assault of a bus driver in Surfers Paradise on Sunday August 21.

The 29-year-old was arrested this morning following ongoing investigations by Taskforce Maxima detectives.

In a statement, police said the bus driver was attacked after he approached two men who had parked their car illegally in a bus zone, preventing approximately 20 international bus passengers from disembarking.


“It is alleged the two men became aggressive and confrontational towards the bus driver, who was then punched in the face and fell backwards,” police said.

“The bus driver has then attempted to use his mobile phone to contact police. It is further alleged the men have then entered the bus and dragged the driver onto the street and kicked and punched him.”

The 29-year-old has been charged with assault occasioning bodily harm whilst in company and attempted robbery.

He is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on September 12.