14 charged after three-day liquor blitz in Hervey Bay

FOURTEEN people have been charged with public nuisance after a three-day long operation conducted by Hervey Bay Police.

But, no people were charged for any violent assaults in areas around Hervey Bay's licensed premises.

Hervey Bay Police Sergeant Darryn Morris said 19 police officers and officers from the Office of Liquor Licencing and Gaming Regulation were involved in the operation which began on Friday night.

Through the operation police also issued 12 traffic infringement notices, eight notices to appear in court for traffic related offences and one liquor infringement notice.

Police also conducted from than 205 random breath tests and 53 walk throughs of licensed premises.

"We want to ensure all people have a good time when they choose to go out in Hervey Bay," Sgt Morris said.

He said police aimed to ensure that while people were out they were not interrupted by violence.

"There were no assaults in relation to licenced premises.

"We hope that people get the message that one punch can kill."



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