Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Odendaalsrus: Concerted raids efforts to clear the streets of Odendaalsrus of drugs were conducted on Monday; 10 May 2021. Members of Welkom Public Order Police Reaction Team followed up information about a man allegedly dealing in drugs at Block 5 section in Kutloanong.

Upon arrival at the place, a male ran inside the shack. Members of Public Order Policing Reaction Team chased him and found him attempting to hide drugs.

The members conducted a search and found 36 quarters of Mandrax; 14 halves of Mandrax; 2 full Mandrax tablets that weighed 00,3 kg and R457 cash, in his possession. They were seized and a 46-year-old man was arrested.

Members proceeded to another house in K6 section of Kutloanong where upon arrival, the suspect jumped the fence and ran away, leaving behind 261 pokes of dagga on his bed which weighed 2.268 kg. Investigations continues.

This 46-year-old suspect will appear in Odendaalsrus Magistrate’s Court today; 12 May 2021.