Heavy police presence, officer assaulted at CQ Motor Show
THE punters and police are out in force at the Yaamba Car, Bike, Tattoo Show at the Royal Oak Hotel, north of Rockhampton this weekend.
On Saturday one witness estimated seeing "at least 15 to 20 police there doing licence checks and random drug tests on drivers" at the rest area opposite the pub.
A Queensland Police spokesperson confirmed that State Crime Command's Taskforce Maxima, Organised Crime Gangs Group, along with local detectives, Tactical Crime Squad and Road Policing Unit officers were attending this event.
As the operation was continuing today, police won't have finalised information until tomorrow on the number of people charged with offences.
"At this stage I can advise a 41-year-old Zillmere man has been issued with a notice to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court in October for wear prohibited item," the spokesperson said.
"A 48-year-old Alton Downs man was issued a notice to appear in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court for wear prohibited item.
"A 68-year-old Bakers Creek man has been issued a notice to appear in Rockhampton Magistrates Court in October for assault police."