Police were pleased with the overall crowd behaviour at the 2018 Schoolies celebrations overnight with a large crowd continuing to converge in the Surfers Paradise CBD, Queensland Police say.
There were nine schoolies arrested on 11 offences overnight, mainly for drug possession offences. Of those arrested, eight were male and one was a female schoolie.
In comparison for the same night in 2017 there were 17 schoolies arrested.
Six schoolies were also issued with liquor infringements notices.
There were 14 non-schoolies arrested on 20 charges relating to public nuisance and drug possession.
Police continue to remind school leavers to act responsibly, stay safe and watch your mates.
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