Police yielded excellent results over the weekend after retrieving firearms, ammunition, drugs and a vehicle used in a business robbery in the Western Cape.
The suspects aged between 26 and 36 were arrested after members attached to the Flying Squad were doing visible policing, stop and searches as well as patrols in Khayelitsha.
In a separate incident, Crime Intelligence Unit, Provincial Integrated Team, Klapmuts Detectives and the Boland K9 Unit on Friday retrieved a stolen Toyota Avanza used in a Klapmuts business robbery, police said.
“A 25-year-old suspect was found to have an assortment of drugs and five cell phones.”
“He will appear in court once charged on charges of dealing in drugs and possession of the suspected stolen property.”
Police said on Saturday, April 12, members of the Tactical Integrated Response Team were conducting crime prevention operations when they stumbled on suspicious-looking individuals.
Their vehicle was then stopped and searched where after indication of potential drugs were detected in the vehicle.
The occupants of the vehicle were interviewed and they provided police with information of an alleged drug house in Delft.
Police officials followed up on the information and upon entering the premises, a consignment of drugs and an undisclosed amount of cash were found.
A 26-year-old man was arrested on a charge of possession of drugs.
He is due to appear in court on Monday, 12 April.
Three males were also arrested in Khayelitsha after one of them were in the possession of an unlicensed firearm of which the serial number was filed off.
The trio was arrested on charges of being in the possession of ammunition and will appear in court once charged.
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