Police find drugs, guns, ammunition

2015-12-15 06:00

Police have confiscated drugs, guns and ammunition last week.

On Tuesday at about 09:00 Mitchell’s Plain police were busy doing patrols when they heard shots being fired in Morgenster Road near Beacon Valley.

The members went to the street and as they entered the road the saw a group of men running when they saw the vehicle approaching.

The members searched around where the men were standing and recovered a .38 Special revolver with live ammunition.

A case of abandoned firearm was opened for further investigation and at this stage no one has been arrested.

On Thursday at about 11:45 police were doing patrols in Atletiek Street, Beacon Valley, and stopped and searched a suspicious man walking in the road.

They recovered 32 packets of dagga in the possession of the man.

The 24-year-old man was arrested on charges of possession of prohibited substances.

On Friday 2015-12-11 at about 00:10 police received a tip-off of drugs were being sold at a house in Rita Street, Tafelsig.

The members followed up on the information and conducted a search at the suspected house.

During the search members recovered 50 packets of heroin.

A case of prohibited substances was opened for further investigation as there has been no arrest at this stage.

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