Gold Coast alleged Finks bikie James Cleave will be released from his solitary cell within special bikie wing of jail today after an unnamed donor posts a $10,000 surety in his name.
Cleave was arrested alongside alleged Fink turned Mongol Leslie Markham and alleged West Australian Mongols member Bradley Baker in November last year as they entered the foyer of luxury Gold Coast hotel Palazzo Versace.
The men became the first to be charged under strict new laws that ban three or more members of declared criminal organisations gathering in public.
If found guilty, they face six months to three years' jail for of being a participant in a criminal organisation while being knowingly present in a public place.
But today Cleave's Potts Lawyers legal team scored a minor victory through a successful bail application in the Supreme Court in Brisbane.
Barrister Rn Frigo, supported by solicitors Mark Williams and Erin Ahearn, contended Cleave had resigned from the Finks in August when members patched over to the Mongols.
If they can prove at trial he was not a current bikie member at the time of his arrest, the association charges against all three will be dismissed.
Cleave was expected to be released from jail later today with strict bail conditions.
A trial has been tentatively set for late March in the Southport Magistrates Court.
Read the full story in tomorrow's Gold Coast Bulletin.