Man hid drugs in table

2015-05-12 06:00
Constables Vincent Donker, Zamuxolo Magadla, Aston Mentoor and Thokozane Nzimande and Sergeant Miyemani Thembelihle after the drug bust.

Constables Vincent Donker, Zamuxolo Magadla, Aston Mentoor and Thokozane Nzimande and Sergeant Miyemani Thembelihle after the drug bust.

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An Ocean View man appeared in court last week following a police raid on his home.

According to a report from police spokesperson Captain Stephen Knapp officers at Ocean View police station received information on Saturday last week about the storage and transportation of drugs in Ocean View.

Under the command of Sergeant Miyemani Thembelihle, they approached a home in Daffodil Circle and searched the premises.

“In a dressing table located in the dining room, the members discovered a large amount of narcotics, which included 200 mandrax tablets, 100 crushed mandrax tablets, 56 packets of dagga and a large number of tik lollies. A large amount of cash was also discovered,” Knapp says.

He says the estimated street value of the drugs amounted to R18 000.

The man was arrested and appeared in ­Simon’s Town Magistrate’s Court last week

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