Cops arrest 39

2016-02-23 06:00

Muizenberg police arrested 39 people for various crimes recently.

These arrests include 5 for shoplifting, 6 for assault, 2 for domestic violence, 1 for trespassing, 4 for housebreaking and theft, 6 for possession of drugs, 2 for possession of housebreaking implements, 6 for robbery, 1 for selling liquor without a licence, 2 for possession of abalone, 2 for possession of stolen property and 1 for dealing in drugs.

On Sunday 7 February at about 00:30, the crime prevention unit was on patrol in Overcome Heights when Constable Ntando Silwane noticed a 37-year-old man behaving in a suspicious manner. On searching the suspect, the police came upon 14 packets of tik. The police proceeded to arrest the suspect for dealing in drugs.

On Wednesday 10 February at about 04:15, members of Muizenberg police were busy with patrols in Orchard Village, Lakeside, after receiving complaints from community members about suspicious people lurking in the area.

During the course of their patrol, the members came upon a 33-year-old resident of Valhalla Park, who was found to be in possession of a laptop.

The suspect could not provide a reasonable explanation as to the possession of the item and was subsequently arrested for the possession of stolen goods. He appeared in the Muizenberg Magistrate’s Court on 12 February.

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