Thursday, 25 November 2021

Welkom: A  K9 Unit member was on vehicle patrol in Welkom, when he received information about a suspected drug dealer.

On the 24th November 2021, information was operationalized in Welkom CBD where the suspect was identified and approached. A request was made to search him.

The following drugs were found in his possession and his vehicle:

  • 20 grams of Crystal Meth;
  • 95 grams of dagga;
  • 13 grams CAT;
  • 9 Rocks Crack Cocaine; and
  • 19 Mandrax tablets.

The estimated street value of these seized drugs is R12 470.00.

The 29-year-old suspect was arrested on charges of possession of drugs and for contravening the Immigration Act.

He will appear in the Welkom Magistrate Court soon.