Police confiscate almost 100 litres of alcohol

2017-01-12 12:48
Sergeant Marco van Neel with the confiscated liquor.

Sergeant Marco van Neel with the confiscated liquor. (Supplied)

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Police confiscated 92 litres of liquor and recovered 64 whole mandrax tablets in two separate incidents in Beacon Valley.

Yesterday (Wednesday 11 January) at 20:20 officers of the Mitchell’s Plain police Crime Prevention Unit were doing a routine crime prevention vehicle patrol in Hockey Street, Beacon Valley when they noticed a suspicious looking man in the street.

The 28-year-old man was  searched and 64 whole mandrax tablets was found in his possession.

In a separate incident on Tuesday 10 January at 13:15 the Mitchell’s Plain police Flash unit (Firearm, Liquor and Second Hand Goods) executed a search warrant after receiving information about illegal dealing in liquor at a house in Hengelaar Street, Beacon Valley.

The officers found 92 litres of liquor hidden inside the house. A preliminary investigation indicated that the suspect did not have a valid licence to sell liquor to the public.

The 58-year-old man was arrested.

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