The Eden Cluster Visible Policing unit and Tsitsikamma K9 unit managed to successfully apprehend a 31-year-old woman at the Tsitsikamma Tollgates near Plettenberg Bay on Friday, October 9. She was in the possession of 3 955 mandrax tablets two plastic bags containing tik, believed to hold an estimated street value of about R570 000.
Members attached to the unit and Tsitsikamma K9 were strategically deployed at a roadblock along the N2 highway when they stopped a passenger bus that was en-route to Cape Town. Upon searching the vehicle they found a suspicious suitcase in the luggage compartment of the bus. The suitcase was then traced back to a passenger who boarded the bus in Port Elizabeth earlier earlier that day.
Upon searching the suitcase police discovered 3 955 mandrax tablets. They also found two plastic bags containing tik with an estimated street value of R310 000 in the suitcase.
The findings resulted in the arrest of an unnamed 31-year-old woman on charges of dealing in drugs. She is currently in custody and will appear in court when charged. Police believe the drugs were destined for delivery in Cape Town.
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