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THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF HIJACKED AND STOLEN VEHICLES BY BELLVILLE VEHICLE CRIME INVESTIGATIONS UNIT
2021/06/07      |  Written By:  Warrant Officer J Swartbooi   |   Province:  Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE: 4 JUNE 2021 - Three males aged between the ages of 37 and 42 will appear in the Somerset West Magistrates' Court today (Friday, 2021-06-04) on charges relating to possession of hijacked vehicles and stolen property.

On 02 June 2021 members attached Bellville Vehicle Crime Investigation Unit was contacted by Macassar police to assist at a chop shop where they already arrested a 37-year-old man on a truck hijacking case. The members took over the investigation, which led them to arrest two more suspects age 40 and 42 on Thursday, 03 June 2021, at a chop shop in Buttercup Street, Macassar. Members found six vehicles worth more than R1 080 000. 00, reported stolen or hijacked, stored on the premises.

Western Cape acting provincial commissioner, Major General Patekile lauded the members for their diligence.