Man arrested with fake gun

2016-12-13 06:01
Police confiscated an imitation firearm from a 25-year-old man in Parkwood last week.

Police confiscated an imitation firearm from a 25-year-old man in Parkwood last week.

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Grassy Park police arrested three men in their twenties last Monday in two separate incidents.

Grassy Park police spokesperson Warrant Officer Wynita Kleinsmith confirms the first arrest came at about 07:30 while officers were busy with patrols in the area. “[The] sector team were busy in the Parkwood area when officers received information of a man walking with a firearm in Kestrel Way – an area known for robberies,” Kleinsmith says.

After locating the man, officers searched him and found an imitation firearm and a knife on him. The 25-year-old man was arrested on a charge of possession of an imitation firearm and a second charge of possession of a dangerous weapon.

Later that morning at about 08:00 information was received of drug dealing at a house in Dove Road, Parkwood.

“When arriving at the house two men were found counting money and on the table were two whole and one half mandrax tablet. The two suspects, aged 24 and 26, were arrested on charges of dealing in and possession of drugs,” Kleinsmith says.

V Anyone with information on crime in the Grassy Park area can call 021 700 3940 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111. All information is highly confidential.

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