'Mexican Hoon Cartel' Cracked In Western Gold Coast Raids

Alleged Teen Ringleaders Charged

'Mexican Hoon Cartel' Cracked In Western Gold Coast Raids

A couple of alleged hoons have been arrested in the Gold Coast's west.

Police raided two homes in Gilston on Tuesday in response to a public tip off about a group calling themselves the Mexican Hoon Cartel, which has been causing havoc for residents in the area.

They alleged officers uncovered 14 knives at one address and a heap of tyres at the other, which are believed to have been stolen from a tyre shop in Nerang back in April.

Two 18-year-old men, who are believed to be the ringleaders of the group, have been charged with stealing and weapons offences.

They're due to front Southport Magistrates Court on Friday August 24.

;