Former bikie arrested for impersonating a police officer

A former member of the Bandidos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang has been charged with impersonating police and various drug offences.

The 26-year-old man was arrested yesterday afternoon after police executed a search warrant at a home in Wooloongabba.

Police say that officers were called to an Eight Mile Plains motel on June 30 after a quantity of drugs including methylamphetamine and cannabis were located by cleaning staff.


Around 7.10pm that same day a man attended the motel and advised staff that he was a Constable from Taskforce Maxima and needed to access the room where the drugs had been located.

The man fled after being asked to produce his police identification.

He has since been charged with one count each of assume the designation of a police officer, possess dangerous drugs and attempted fraud.