Crime wrap: Grassy Park

2019-04-16 06:00
Some of the confiscated liquor.

Some of the confiscated liquor.

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  • Parkwood: A 28-year-old man was arrested on charges of dealing and possession of drugs following a tip-off about a drug-dealing incident at the Canal Walk informal settlement on Thursday 4 April. In another incident, a 19-year-old woman was arrested at Dipper Street in New Horizon for selling liquor illegally. Liquor to the value of R15 000 was also confiscated.

  • Fairways: Grassy Park police embarked on an operation called Clamp Down Criminals on Friday 5 April, targeting hot-spots. In Hyde Road they stopped and searched taxis and cars and issued fines to the value of R1 800. Grassy Park police spokesperson Captain Wynita Kleinsmith says a total of 113 arrests were made including three cases for possession of an imitation firearm, one for possession of a firearm, 31 for drugs and 22 for common assault.

  • Grassy Park: Grassy Park police arrested a 36-year-old man for possession of a stolen car in Fairways on Saturday 6 April. The suspect was found in possession of keys belonging to a Honda car that was stolen during a hijacking of an Uber driving in Steenberg. The suspect told the police the whereabouts of the car and it was found in Misrole Road. Colonel Dawood Laing, the Grassy Park Police Station commander commended the officers involved for a job well done.

  • Grassy Park: Grassy  police confiscated a total of 471 670ml of liquor worth R25 000 during a clamp-down on unlicensed liquor outlets from Thursday 4 April to Sunday 7 April. Colonel Dawood Laing, Grassy Park Police Station commander, said they will continue clamping down on crime to maintain a zero-tolerance approach in the combatting and investigation of crime. He appealed to the community to report any illegal activities in their communities.

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