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Police arrest offenders on various charges


Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE - Members of the Anti-Economical Crime Task Team arrested a 40-year-old suspect in Montclair, Mitchell’s Plain on Tuesday, 09 August 2022 at about 13:30 when they received information of a person that is manufacturing and supplying illegal goods. The members searched the premises and found a large quantity of containers containing honey and equipment used to manufacture goods. The estimated street value of the goods is R100 000-00.

The suspect will make a court appearance in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrates court today on a charge of manufacturing and supplying of illegal goods.

In an unrelated matter, an integrated intelligence operation between SAPS, Metro Police, Law Enforcement and Crime Intelligence in Limerick Street, Crawford on Tuesday afternoon led to the arrest of a 54-year-old female for the possession of an unlicensed firearm, ammunition and dealing in drugs. The members searched the premises and confiscated a revolver with 21 rounds of ammunition, 173 mandrax tablets, nine sachets containing crushed mandrax powder, one transparent bag containing cocaine and an undisclosed amount of cash. Once charged the suspect will make a court appearance in the Wynberg Magistrates court on the mentioned charges.


Sergeant Wesley Twigg
082 379 0034



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