CRIME WRAP

2018-02-27 06:00
The bullets confiscated in Kamiesberg Street, Tafelsig on Wednesday 21 February.

The bullets confiscated in Kamiesberg Street, Tafelsig on Wednesday 21 February.

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V Tafelsig: Police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with drug dealing on Saturday 17 February at 10:50. Officers were on patrol when they received a tip-off of the dealing in Mongoose Street. Officers investigated and found 14 plastic units of dagga, 13 “stoppe” of dagga wrapped in white paper, eight large “stoppe” of dagga and one parcel of dagga.

V Tafelsig: Police arrested a 32-year-old man in possession of a gun in Hangberg Street on Sunday 18 February at 23:15. Officers were busy with stop-and-searches when they saw the man and searched him. Police found a 9mm pistol and a magazine loaded with 14 bullets.

V Rocklands: Police are investigating a carjacking that took place on Sunday 18 February at 06:30. Police received a complaint of the hijacking on the corner of Spine Road and Merrydale Avenue. The victim was waiting with his friend when five men jumped into his car. One showed him a gun and told him to move over from the driver’s side. They then drove off with him. While driving, the men robbed him of his Redbat jacket, Nike takkies, ID document, cellphones and a student card. No arrests have been made.

V Rocklands: A 33-year-old man was arrested after running from police in Aquamarine Street on Sunday 18 February at 22:00. Police were patrolling when they saw a man who ran away when he saw officers approaching. The officers gave chase. The man jumped into a yard and placed something inside the property. Officers caught him and searched him but found nothing in his possession. Officers then took him back to the yard and found a gun. The occupants did not know the suspect or anything about the gun.

V Tafelsig: More than 50 mandrax tablets were confiscated in Assagaibos Street on Tuesday 20 February at 20:30. Officers searched the house and confiscated 53 whole and half mandrax tablets. Four men – aged 38, 38, 25 and 18 – were arrested.

V Tafelsig: A 38-year-old man was arrested on charges of suspected drug dealing on Wednesday 21 February at 14:00. Officers executed a search warrant in Huisrivier Street and confiscated four bankies containing 122 packets of tik.

V Tafelsig: Police confiscated 26 live 9mm bullets while on patrol on Wednesday 21 February at 18:00. The officers saw two men in Kamiesberg Street, who started walking faster when they saw police. They were stopped and searched and one of the men put his bag on the ground. The bullets were found in the bag. A 27-year-old man was arrested.

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