Arrests in Heathfield, Steenberg

2020-01-14 06:01

The flying squad, acting on information about a prohibited firearm at a premises in Heathfield, conducted a search of the property on Saturday 4 January.

They found a 9 mm pistol as well as 25g of tik.

A 41-year-old man was arrested and was expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday 6 January for possession of a prohibited fire arm with ammunition and possession of drugs.

In an unrelated case, members attached to Steenberg police station conducted stop-and-search operations in the area on Saturday 4 January at about 22:30.

The police officers spotted a suspicious man, approached him and conducted a body search.

A .38 special Smith and Wesson revolver was found in the man’s possession.

The suspect (25) was arrested and was expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.

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