Emily Olle- 7 News
A group of nearly 30, including 12 known bikies, has been slapped with fines for breaching coronavirus rules.
Organised Crime police were called to a premises at Para Hills, in Adelaide’s north, just after 10pm last Friday.
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On arrival, they discovered a group of 29 people with links to a known bikie gang.
In South Australia, indoor gatherings remain limited to 20 people per room.
Police issued 24 men and five women fines of $1,000 for gathering illegally in breach of COVID-19 regulations.
Of those, 12 were known members of an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
‘Birthday party’ fines
The group is the latest to be hit with penalties under the state’s coronavirus restrictions.
A group of partygoers at Whyalla was slapped with more than $13,000 in fines in late May after a fight broke out.
Police discovered a group of up to 40 people on May 20.
They issued warnings to the group and informed them they were in breach of COVID-19 rules, which limit gatherings to groups of 10.
However, after they dispersed and police left, a small group reconvened.
Police then returned to the property just before 9pm following a noise complaint.
A large group, including children, were there to “celebrate a birthday party”.
Thirteen people were slapped with $1,000 fines including seven women and six men.
Those fined were between 20 and 67 years old.