OFFICIAL Schoolies celebrations kicked off last night and already several school-leavers have been arrested for various offences.
Seven schoolies were arrested on 11 offences, mainly public nuisance and drug possession.
There were 19 non-schoolies people arrested on 25 charges, mainly for public nuisance and good order offences.
Police said in a release issued this morning they were "pleased with the behaviour of schoolies."
On Friday night only one schoolie was arrested on drug-related charges.
He was found with what police believed to be MDMA tablets and cash on his person.
12 non-schoolies were also charged with 23 offences.
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