Police unit nets 3 for drugs

2016-08-23 06:00
The Mitchell’s Plain Crime Prevention unit have arrested three suspects in connection with drug possession. Pictured is a sock filled with tik found in a Beacon Valley home on Thursday.

The Mitchell’s Plain Crime Prevention unit have arrested three suspects in connection with drug possession. Pictured is a sock filled with tik found in a Beacon Valley home on Thursday.

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The Mitchell’s Plain Police crime prevention unit arrested three suspects in connection with drug possession charges.

On Friday 19 August at 18:00, officers were busy with crime prevention duties in Beacon Valley when they executed a search warrant at a house in Korfball Street.

Police searched the house and found 60 grams of heroin in the bathroom wrapped in a sock.

“A 61-year-old woman – a notorious drug dealer in the area – was arrested. The suspect faces a charge of possession of heroin. The suspect is expected to soon appear in court,” says police spokesperson Captain Ian Williams.

In an unrealted matter on Thursday 18 August at 12:00 police were busy with crime prevention duties in Metropolitan Street, Beacon Valley.

While on patrol officers spotted a man who behaved suspiciously when he saw the officers. When police searched the man they found 100 stoppe of dagga in his possession.

The suspect also had two dagga parcels in a black bag.

The 26-year-old was arrested for possession of dagga.

In another incident later that day at 18:00, police stopped a suspicious vehicle in Spine Road.

When police searched the vehicle they saw a sports bag in the boot.

In the bag police found 15 parcels of dagga.

A 28-year-old man was arrested for possession of dagga.

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