Cluster reaps good arrests

2016-09-20 06:00

The Mitchell’s Plain Cluster continued clamping down on crime and criminal activities in its eight policing precincts in just one week.

Lansdowne police spokesperson Sergeant Nkululeko Mnyaka says a total of 804 arrests were made since Friday 9 September until Thursday 15 September. Mnyaka confirms 296 suspects were arrested for possession of drugs during stop and searches and 128 houses were searched for drugs. “During these operations over 3kg of dagga was confiscated, 128 Mandrax tables, 572g of Tik and 237g of heroin was confiscated.”

Thirteen suspects were arrested for domestic violence related cases.

Eleven shebeen houses were searched and 256 925F of liquor was confiscated. Four suspects were arrested for dealing in liquor. Nine second-hand goods premises were also searched.

Tracing operations for wanted suspects resulted in 48 wanted suspects arrested during 11 operations conducted during this past week, Mnyaka says. “A total of 878 visits were made to spaza shops.”

Other suspects were arrested for various crimes ranging from house break-ins and theft, theft of motor vehicles, possession of stolen property, robberies, drunken driving, murder, possession of dangerous weapons and traffic violations.

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