Daily Archives: August 10, 2019

10 arrested for drug possession

DURBAN - Police at Phoenix and Madadeni conducted stop and search operations in their policing precincts to eradicate the use of drugs. A total of ten suspects were arrested during these operations and various drugs were seized.

In the operation that was conducted at Phoenix, seven suspects were arrested for possession of heroin, ecstasy and cocaine at various spots. Police officers also conducted disruptive operations in the vicinity of areas known to be frequented by drug users.

In Madadeni, three suspects were arrested for possession of dagga and 27 mandrax tablets. Police also seized 11 packages containing a powder which is suspected to be drugs. The substance will be subjected to forensic analysis to determine its identity.

The arrested suspects aged between 21 and 42 are expected to appear in Madadeni and Phoenix Magistrate's Court on Monday while the police officers continue with drug operations across the province.

Source: South African Police Service

Abalone confiscated by K9 in Macassar

WESTERN CAPE - In our effort to apprehend perpetrators for illegal trade in abalone, K9 members arrested a 41-year-old suspect for illegally transporting abalone.The members were patrolling on the N2 opposite Macassar when they spotted a suspicious white VW caddy panel van. They then approached…

Pietermaritzburg crime clamp down

DURBAN - Police officers in Pietermaritzburg intensified operations in the Central Business District to minimise violent crimes. Dangerous weapons, mainly knives that are used during stabbings and robberies were seized as police clamped down.Police officers raided known hotspots and arrested a total of six suspects.…