Crime wrap: Mitchell's Plain

2019-05-21 06:01

  • Tafelsig: Two men aged 25 and 35 were arrested and appeared in court on Tuesday 14 May on charges of possession of stolen property. This followed an incident at 22:00 on Saturday on 11 May when members of the K9 Dog Unit were busy with a stop-and-search operation in Irene Close. They found the white Kia Rio that had been stolen in Lingelethu West. Police also recovered a black imitation firearm in their possession.
  • Beacon Valley: A 19-year-old man was arrested on Sunday 12 May at 20:45 by members of Public Order Policing George. He appeared in court on Monday last week. Members were busy with foot patrols when they received a complaint of a shooting in progress on a field in Chevrolet Crescent. Upon arriving, they searched the suspect and found him in possession of a black Glock pistol with the serial number filed off. While they were searching him, an unidentified man started acting violently towards the police and threw stones at them. They arrested him and the 19-year-old, who are facing charges of being in possession of a prohibited firearm. He was also later found to be a member of a gang.

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