WESTERN CAPE - Partnership policing in the Milnerton area contributed to stopping four men in their tracks last night when police acted on information they received from the community about abalone that was kept in a house in Milnerton.
On Friday, 05 July 2019 at 22:20, members of the Provincial Reaction Team headed to a premises in Molley Brown Street Milnerton, following up on information of alleged abalone dealings. Upon their arrival the premises was searched and six plastic bags, containing fresh abalone, including a variety of equipment for preparing abalone were recovered. The value of the abalone and equipment is yet to be determined.
Four suspects aged 33, 36, 38 and 40 were arrested and will appear in court on charges of possession of abalone once they have been charged.
Source: South African Police Service