CRIME WRAP

2018-10-30 06:01

V Factreton: On Thursday 25 October, after receiving information, the local Kensington police sector patrol vehicle went to a park in See Plein in Factreton. Upon their arrival, the officers found seven envelopes and four bankies of dagga and handed them in as exhibits found abandoned. Kensington police encourage the community to continue to report incidents like this so that, together with the police, the scourge of drugs can be eradicated.

V Kensington: On Wednesday 24 October, after receiving information of activities happening during the day and at night at a house in 3rd Street, the Vispol commander and sector manager arrested a 20-year old man for possession of ammunition and drugs. The man was found in the house, in his room, with 33 9mm rounds, 25 .38 special rounds, seven .22 rounds and one black 9mm rounds holder. He was also found with a bankie of tik with a provisional weight of 2g.

V Maitland: On Wednesday 24 October while on patrol, the local sector patrol officers arrested a man for possession of 18 small packets of tik and half mandrax tablets at the Gate 1 informal settlement at Maitland Cemetery.

V Kensington: On Monday 22 October while on patrol, officers arrested a woman for possession of a mandrax tablet and a man for possession of two small bankies of tik.

V Factreton: On Saturday 20 October while effecting a search warrant at an alleged illicit drug outlet, a police officer seized 50 brown mandrax tablets and arrested a man for being in possession of drugs. A case of dealing in drugs was opened and the man charged with dealing. “This arrest and confiscation of the Mandrax is seen as a significant arrest and Kensington police will continue to frustrate the illegal trade corrupting the community which leads to the breakdown of its moral fibre by clamping down on these kinds of illegal activities,” says Kensington police spokesperson Sergeant Angeline Grill. Police commended members of the community for working with them by providing information which leads to arrests.

V Kensington/Factreton: On Saturday 20 October, while performing a multidisciplinary crime prevention operation, officers of the Cape Town Cluster Crime prevention Unit arrested a suspect after a stop-and-search. He had two mandrax tablets in his pocket. During the same operation, a man was arrested for possession of drugs after being caught with a Mandrax tablet pushed into his left sock, and another man arrested for the possession of tik. Police say they are clamping down on the drug scourge.

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