CCTV catches crooks

2017-03-14 06:02
The dagga confiscated in Rocklands.

The dagga confiscated in Rocklands.

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Officers have arrested four men in connection with drugs and ammunition.

Mitchell’s Plain police arrested three men, aged between 19 and 38, on Friday at 01:05 for possession of an unlicenced firearm and ammunition.

The officers responded to an alert from the Cyclops (CCTV) cameras that unknown men were driving in three cars in the area.

The officers spotted the cars, gave chase and arrested the men driving in an Opel Corsa in De Duin Street, Westridge. The police searched the car and found a 9mm pistol and several rounds of ammunition.

The officers also confiscated a bulletproof vest, two balaclavas, a big hammer, knife and a pair of gloves.

. In a separate incident on Friday, Mitchell’s Plain police arrested a 20-year-old man for possession of dagga in Hamerkop Street, Rocklands.

Officers were doing routine vehicle patrol on Friday afternoon when they noticed a suspicious man in the street. He was stopped and searched and they found 24 dagga stoppe in his possession.

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