Thursday, 22 July 2021

Welkom: On Monday; 19 July 2021, members of the Tactical Response Team (TRT) followed information about a male who was allegedly dealing in dagga in Rheederpark; Welkom.

Members identified his residence and approached the house. The reason for the visit was explained and permission was granted to search the premises.

While members were busy, a yellow bag full of dagga with the street value of R1 000, was found and seized. Additional charge of illegal immigration was added as the suspect could not produce documents to be in South Africa.

The 27 year-old suspect was arrested and appeared in Welkom Magistrate Court on 20 July 2021. The case was postpone to the 23 July 2021 for bail application.