Dagga bust arrest

2015-05-05 06:00

A 33-year-old man was arrested for drug possession in Crawford.

On Thursday 23 April at 23:30 the Dog Unit attached to the Maitland flying squad was attending to a scene of a bomb explosion in Sunnyside Road, Crawford (read article on page 7).

While on the scene, police officers noticed a man on the premises, says Lansdowne Police spokesperson Sergeant Nkululeko Mnyaka.

“On arrival police found the man on the premises outside in the yard and searched him,” Mnyaka says.

Police found six 8.35 grams “dagga stoppe” to the estimated street value of R60 each, he says.

The suspect was arrested and will face charges of possession of drugs.

The Lansdowne Police Station commander Colonel Jan Alexander would like to call on the community to continue giving information on crime and criminal activities on their surroundings.

“We urge the community to continue being the eyes and ears of the police in order to bring perpetrators to book,” he says.


Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Lansdowne Police Station on 021 700 9000 or 082 576 2804

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