Thursday, 25 November 2021

Welkom: Members of Crime Intelligence acted swiftly on operationalized information received about items that were reportedly stolen from a liquor store. Members of Welkom Public Order Policing Task Team proceeded to the identified premises, a house in Sokhaya Street; in Thabong; Welkom.

Upon arrival, members requested permission to search the premises. During the search, various suspected stolen items and drugs were recovered (crystal meth and mandrax tablets).

Preliminary investigation revealed that the recovered stolen items are linked to a business burglary case that was perpetrated at Maphira liquor Store in Thabong.

A 25-year-old suspect was arrested for possession of suspected stolen items and possession of drugs.

The suspect will appear in the Welkom Magistrate Court soon.