Crime wrap: Retreat

2019-05-28 06:01

  • Lavender Hill: Steenberg Crime Prevention Unit arrested a man (31) for the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition in Military Road at about 19:30 on Thursday 16 May. They apprehended the suspect during a stop-and-search and found a 38 special revolver with six rounds of ammunition in his possession. Once charged the suspect will appear in Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.
  • Steenberg: The dedication and hard work of the investigating officer Sergeant Xhanti Neti landed the accused, Byron Davids (28) behind bars. The accused was sentenced for murder (18 years imprisonment); possession of unlicensed firearm (15 years imprisonment) and possession of ammunition (two years imprisonment). All sentences will run concurrently.
  • Lavender Hill: In Parkin Court a man (22) was arrested at about 22:35 on Saturday 18 May for being in the possession of .22 caliber pistol. Members of Steenberg Crime Prevention Unit reacted on information received from the community of gangsters planning a shooting.


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