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SUSPECTS DUE IN COURT ON FIREARM AND DRUG CHARGES: WESTERN CAPE
2022/05/23      |  Written By:  Sergeant W Twigg   |   Province:  Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE: 23 MAY 2022- Members of the Provincial Task Team were busy with a stop and search operation in Hopland, Saldanha Bay, on Sunday (2022-05-22) at around 19:30. When the convoy moved down Ferry Street, they spotted a suspicious male, who appeared to be very nervous. Upon searching the male, they confiscated a consignment of drugs. The 27-year-old man was arrested and detained on a charge of dealing in drugs. Once charged, he is expected to make a court appearance in the Vredenburg Magistrates' Court on the mentioned charge. 

In an unrelated matter, members of Operation Restore were busy with patrols near to Roos Street in Heinz Park on Sunday (2022-05-21) at round 19:30 . Upon searching a male, they confiscated  a 9mm pistol with ammunition. The 30-year-old man was arrested and detained on a charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Once charged the suspect will appear in the Athlone Magistrates’ Court.