A 50-year-old man from Table View was arrested by the City of Cape Town’s (COCT) Metro police after his property was raided. Along with drugs, chemicals and equipment for cultivation and manufacture were also discovered.
According to the Metro police spokesperson Ruth Solomons, officers found and confiscated seven transparent jars containing marijuana, one jar of mushrooms, nine transparent medium plastic bags containing marijuana, one transparent medium bag containing mushrooms, one big bag of marijuana, a packet of ecstasy, two units LSD drugs, six big dagga trees and a smaller dagga tree, all with an estimated street value of R25 000, IOL reports.
Solomons says officers also discovered a 9mm Norinco Star Pistol with 30 live rounds of ammunition.
Meanwhile, in an unrelated incident, a Capetonian man was arrested on Monday, September 6, after he was found in possession of copper cables belonging to the COCT. He was detained by members of the Law Enforcement Metal Theft Unit at a scrap metal dealer in Wetton.