Saturday, 20 March 2021

Sasolburg: A 39-year-old suspect was arrested in the early hours of Friday; 19 March 2021, in Sasolburg after a search warrant was obtained and executed to search his premises.

His arrest came after a joint operation led by the Hawk’s Serious Organised Crime Investigation Team in Sasolburg, assisted by K9 Sasolburg and Crime Prevention Sasolburg aimed at disrupting the drug dealing activities in the area.

Upon searching the suspect’s premises, the police recovered drugs: cat 32 grams, crystal meth 56, 8 grams, nyaope 26, 8 grams, crack cocaine rocks 10.1 grams. The recovered drugs have an estimated street value of R19 930,00.

The suspect is expected to appear before the Sasolburg Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday; 23 March 2021, where he will be facing charges of possession and dealing with drugs as well as being illegal immigrant.