Cops opt for plan B to arrest drug dealer

2017-03-02 06:00
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SWIFT action of two policemen resulted in a drug dealer being exposed and drugs recovered on Sunday.

Warrant Officer Patrick Gosling and Warrant Officer Johan Zandberg from Port Shepstone SAPS were reporting for duty on their shift, when Gosling received a telephone call at about 6.20pm.

“The caller informed him of the whereabouts of a drug dealer. At that moment the two members still had to receive a patrol van from the previous shift, but with little time on their hands and fearing that the suspect might disappear, the two members came up with a quick solution,” said police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid.

The officers used Gosling’s private vehicle and set off to look for the suspect.

Within minutes the 29-year-old man was spotted in Reynold Street, Port Shepstone, in possession of 80 mandrax tablets and 50 heroin capsules. The street value is R5 450.

Station commander, Brigadier Sandra Nala commented that she is proud of the two members who did not hesitate to come up with an alternative plan to catch the drug dealer.

- Supplied.

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