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Trio arrested for dealing and possession of drugs in Heilbron

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Free State


HEILBRON - Three suspects between the ages of 25 and 38 have been arrested for dealing in drugs and possession of drugs.

On Sunday 31 October 2021 at about 08:30 members of the Welkom POP Reaction team were busy visiting voting stations around Saundersville in Heilbron when they received information about someone dealing in drugs at a certain house. They proceeded to the identified house and on arrival they searched the house and found nothing. 

The members noticed a male hiding inside the car at the same address. He was searched as well as his car and substance suspected to be Crystal myth and undisclosed amount of cash were found. A 25-year-old male suspect arrested for dealing in drugs.

After the members had left the scene they received information about the distributor of drugs at the same house. The team went back and on arrival searched people found there.

A 30-year-old male was arrested for being in possession of drugs (15 Crystal myth sachets).  Another 38-year-old male was arrested for dealing in drugs (8) mandrax tablets, 01 half mandrax and 2 nyaope sachets and cash.

These three suspects will be charged for possession and dealing in drugs. They are expected to appear in Heilbron Magistrates' Court soon.


Brigadier Motantsi Makhele
082 466 7396


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