Man arrested for firearm and dagga

2016-09-13 06:00
A 30-year-old suspect was arrested in Buck Road, Lotus River, on Wednesday in possession of dagga and an illegal firearm.

A 30-year-old suspect was arrested in Buck Road, Lotus River, on Wednesday in possession of dagga and an illegal firearm.

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A 30-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday 7 September for the possession of a firearm and drugs.

The man was apprehended in Buck Road, Lotus River, confirms provincial police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana.

“Officers attached to Grassy Park police conducted crime prevention operations in the area when they noticed a suspicious vehicle. When searching the vehicle and the suspect, police found a Star 9mm firearm with one magazine and eight live rounds,” Rwexana says.

The suspect was also found with two bankies of dagga in his possession. The serial number of the firearm was filed off.

Rwexana says the suspect was arrested on charges of possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition and possession of dagga and has since appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.

V Anyone with information on crime can call the police on 021 700 3940 or CrimeStop on 08600 10111. All information will be treated as highly confidential.

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