Maitland cops clamp down on drugs

2017-05-11 09:14
The drugs confiscated in Maitland.

The drugs confiscated in Maitland. (Maitland SAPS )

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A Maitland man landed in trouble on Wednesday 10 May when a raid by police led to the confiscation of 180 units of heroin. 

Maitland police spokesperson, Captain Louis Solomons, says police received numerous complaints about the ongoings at the Royal Road squatter camp and on Wednesday when they received a tip-off about a man who had a large amount of drugs, they rushed to the area. 

Here, they found a man in possession of 180 units of heroin and one bankie of dagga.


The man was arrested and is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday 12 May.  

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