Weekend crime bust

2016-05-24 06:00

Muizenberg Police arrested 19 people for crimes varying from fraud to robbery over the past weekend.

On Friday police officers conducted various searches and crime prevention patrols in Sectors 1 and 2.

Officers arrested an 18-year-old resident of Overcome Heights for the possession of two packets of dagga in St Patrick Avenue, Overcome Heights.

At about 17:40 the officers were patrolling in Potberg Road, Hillview, where they noticed a suspicious motor vehicle. The vehicle was stopped and searched and the police found 10 bags of tik. A 29-year-old resident was arrested.

Later that day, while patrolling in Diamond Drive, Sheraton Park, officers noted a white VW Golf with two occupants, who behaved suspiciously. On searching the vehicle, police found 20 small plastic bags containing tik. A 22-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman were arrested.

At the same time, a 51-year-old man was searched and found to be in possession of dagga in Diamond Drive.

On Saturday at about 05:20 police responded to a complaint of a member of a neighbourhood watch who was following a blue VW Polo, believed stolen. The vehicle was pulled over in Royal Road, Muizenberg, and was found to have been stolen in April in Cape Town. The three occupants of the vehicle, all men aged 33, 42 and 43, were arrested for being in possession of a stolen car.

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