9 April 2019

South Africa: Kraaifontein Police Brought to Book Suspects

press release

Kraaifontein police attached to the Provincial Intervention Task Team today participated in efforts to address the causes of crime in the area. The members followed up on information they received about ammunition and drugs that were buried in the backyard of a residence in Caveleria Avenue, Scottsdene, Kraaifontein. The members found the suspect with a spade in the back yard and questioned him. Upon searching the backyard, they discovered 86 assortment of ammunition, 106 sachets of Tik and 50 Mandrax tablets valued at substantial amount. A 20 year old man was arrested for possession of ammunition and drugs.

In an unrelated matter yesterday (2019-04-09), partnership policing led to the arrest of a 32 year old man for housebreaking and theft in De Jager Street, Winsor Park. The police members attended to a complaint at an address, they were informed by the home owner that as he arrived at home he heard noise in his backyard. Upon investigating, he found the suspect attempting to scale the fence. Fortunately the suspect was unable to get over the wall and was caught by the homeowner, who alerted his neighbour, who contacted the SAPS. The suspect, who gained entry to the house through the kitchen window, was caught in possession of the property that belong to the complainant. Both suspect arrested suspects will appear in the Blue Downs Regional court once charged.

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