Thursday, 02 January 2020
Vredefort: Intelligence driven information led to arrest of two men for Stock Theft where sheep to the value of R500 000.00 were recovered.
On Friday 20 December 2019, information was received about people who were intending to steal livestock at Vredefort area. Operation safer festive season was conducted by Kroonstad Crime Intelligence members and Parys Vispol. It was a success, as the two men were apprehended.
The Police together with the Farmers chased after the two men until they drove to Parys police station where they ran to different directions and they were arrested.
The Police found two hundred and thirteen  Merino sheep, of which 19 inside a white Isuzu KB with GP registration number at the back of the bakkie.
The two suspects aged 38 and 41 will soon appear in Vredefort Magistrate Court.