Arrests for pistol, stolen car

2016-03-08 06:00
The confiscated firearm.

The confiscated firearm.

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Police arrested a 40-year-old man in Tafelsig last week after they discovered a 9mm Taurus pistol with eight 9mm rounds in his house. They had received a complaint of drugs and a firearm being kept at the house in Piketberg Street last Tuesday at 01:00.

. In an unrelated matter, members of the K9 unit were busy with stop-and-searches in Huguenot Lane, Tafelsig on Monday last week at 14:00 when they noticed a white Mazda 323.

When the officers checked the details of the car they discovered that it had been stolen in the city centre last month.

The 37-year-old driver was arrested.

He will soon appear in court on a charge of possession of a stolen car.

“We want to encourage the community to report gang activities and other crimes. We need our communities to support us and to take a stand against crime by reporting these incidents.

“You can also join our community structures by contacting your station or sector commander,” says police spokesperson Lieutenant Ian Williams.

“We encourage responsible firearm ownership. Ensure that your firearm is stored in a safe. Ensure that the key storage or code is kept secret. Keep firearms away from children. A firearm is not a toy.” V Report any loss immediately. Call 0860 10111 or SMS 35395.

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