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SUSPECT ARRESTED IN POSSESSION OF UNLICENSED FIREARM AND AMMUNITION AND PRESUMED STOLEN PROPERTY: WESTERN CAPE
2021/08/12      |  Written By:  Warrant Officer J Swartbooi   |   Province:  Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE: 11 AUGUST 2021 - The immediate response by police members, responding to the unnatural behaviour of a suspect, led to the arrest of a man in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and presumed stolen property

On Monday (2021-08-09) at about 17:40, members of Lockdown II were busy with stop and search operations in Leiden, Delft, when they spotted a man in front of a house in Leiden Avenue. When he saw the police members he walked into a nearby premises and in full view of police members dropped an object as he tried to flee the scene. The unknown man, wearing a backpack, was brought under control. A 9mm pistol and ammunition and a car amplifier and speakers  were recovered .

The 25-year-old man was arrested and detained and made a court appearance in the in the Blue Downs court today (Wednesday 2021-08-10) on the mentioned charges.