ARTICLES RELATING TO NARCOTICS

Woman arrested for allegedly smuggling liquid cocaine into SA

2019-07-30 21:29

A 36-year-old woman has been arrested at King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu-Natal for allegedly trying to smuggle liquid cocaine into South Africa.

WATCH: Meet Officer Savage, the dogged drug-busting canine

2019-07-25 15:59

The Cape Town Metro Police Department has a secret weapon in the fight against drugs, and his name is K9 Officer Savage. Watch.

Here's what 5 experts told us about the R13 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

2019-07-18 12:51

"No cartel would risk such a large amount of their product unless they were pretty sure they had the right 'controls' in place."

Addict turns his life around – now he sells hope at robots

2019-07-12 17:58

Francesco says his dad’s death was the first of a series of traumatic events in his teens – events that drove him to booze and drugs.

WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine

2019-06-19 10:52

US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia.

Man arrested in alleged drug bust after high-speed N1 pursuit

2019-06-06 09:35

A 59-year-old man suspected of involvement in a drug deal has been shot and wounded during a high-speed pursuit in Cape Town, according to Western Cape police.

WATCH: Police in Spain crack down on mafia, seize 2.7 tons of hashish

2019-05-12 07:47

A three-year joint operation by Spanish and Italian police has resulted in the seizure of 2.7 tons of hashish in the Spanish region of Andalusia.

Crime-prevention blitz deals major blow to suspected drug and rhino horn dealers

2019-05-05 11:37

Suspected drug dealers were arrested and Malaysia-destined rhino horns worth millions intercepted in a two-day crime crackdown in Gauteng.

Man bust for cocaine smuggling after arriving in SA from Brazil

2019-04-03 20:39

A routine search of a man's check-in luggage at OR Tambo International Airport has led to the discovery of what is believed to be cocaine worth R1.5m, according to police.

450 cocaine bricks, worth $38m, found inside 13 duffel bags

2019-03-22 06:24

US customs officials say drug dogs sniffed out Philadelphia's largest seizure of cocaine in more than two decades.

 

Joint operation: Cops help woman chase man who 'stole' her bag, only to find 10 parcels of dagga inside

2019-07-30 11:30

Cape Town law enforcement officers who helped a woman chase down a man, who had allegedly stolen her bag, ended up arresting both of them when they found out what was inside.

Three arrested in R2m KZN drug bust

2019-07-19 15:50

Three suspects have been arrested for their involvement in drug manufacturing and drug dealing.

A crime gone wrong helps drug addict get off the streets

2019-07-13 07:22

Drug addiction led 27-year-old Francesco Rizzuto to call the streets of South Africa his home for five years, and a senseless crime made him re-evaluate his life.

Alleged drug trafficker extradited to the US to face charges

2019-06-21 12:08

A Nigerian man believed to be the kingpin of a drug-smuggling operation has been extradited to the US to face drug trafficking charges, according to the Hawks.

Australian police seize 1.6 tons of drug 'ice' in record bust

2019-06-07 10:37

Officers discovered the drugs in vacuum-sealed packages hidden inside stereo speakers shipped from Thailand.

Freed SA drug mule stuck in Thailand as Home Affairs drags its feet - reports

2019-06-06 09:29

The Department of Home Affairs has reportedly been accused of dragging its feet for two weeks, leaving a freed South African drug mule to languish at a Thailand detention centre.

Four arrested on drugs charges in Free State

2019-05-11 10:39

Tip offs by fed-up residents of a small Free State town led to several arrests for drug dealing.

Mpumalanga police find heroin worth more than R2m next to road

2019-04-17 11:56

The N4 toll road law enforcement operation conducted in Mbombela has led to the discovery of heroin with a street value of more than R2m.

Drug suspect caught fleeing Australia by Sea-Doo

2019-03-28 05:41

Australian police say a British drug suspect has been thwarted in his attempt to flee the country for Papua New Guinea on a motorised personal watercraft.

WATCH: Technology helps San Francisco erase 8 000 pot convictions

2019-02-26 11:46

San Francisco's top prosecutor says his office used high tech to erase or reduce 8 000 marijuana convictions dating back decades.

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