12 March 2017

South Africa: Suspect in Court for Possession of Drugs

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On Thursday, 9 March 2017, at 14:00, the members of the Umlazi K9 Unit assisted the KwaDukuza Task Team in the Ballito area about a vehicle, involved in suspicious drug dealing activities. The identified vehicle was spotted in the Ballito area and a search was conducted. A 34-year-old suspect was found in possession of a full moon and three big pieces of cocaine. He appeared in the KwaDukuza Magistrates' Court on 10 March 2017 for possession of drugs.

In another operation on 10 March 2017, at 18:00, the K9 unit members conducted a joint operation with Drug Task Team at South Coast Road, Clairwood. The members spotted the suspicious male and a search was conducted. Upon searching the male, 38 blue and white capsules suspected to be heroin were found in his possession. An amount of R530 cash suspected to be the proceeds of drugs was also found in his possession. A 30-year-old suspect was placed under arrest for possession of drugs. He is appearing tomorrow in the Durban Magistrates' Court.

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