Suspect arrested for dealing in drugs in Bishop Lavis

Suspect arrested for dealing in drugs in Bishop Lavis

WESTERN CAPE – Partnership policing in the Bishop Lavis area stopped a suspect in his tracks on Wednesday morning, 04 March 2020.

Visible police members working with Operation Lockdown forces were conducting routine patrols in the Bonteheuwel area when the information was received in relation to alleged dealing in drugs in Rooihout Street, Bonteheuwel.

The members approached and entered the wendy house at the back of the premises and confiscated 59 packets of tik, 15 unused tik lollies and an undisclosed amount of cash.

A 48-year-old male was arrested, and once charged he will appear in the Bishop Lavis Magistrates’ court on charges of illegal possession of drugs and illegal dealing in drugs.

In an unrelated matter, an operation was conducted on Wednesday 04 March 2020 at about 19:40 by Maitland Flying Squad members. The operation led to the arrest of a 52-year-old male for dealing and possession of drugs.

According to reports, the suspect was driving on Frans Conradie Road in Bellville in a white Toyota Corrolla, when he jumped a red traffic light.

The Maitland Flying Squad members pulled the vehicle over and searched it. In the vehicle, they found 1,1kilograms of methamphetamine (Tik) with an estimated street value of R385 000-00.

The drugs, cellphones, an undisclosed amount of cash, plastic bags and documents were seized and booked in as exhibits.

The suspect was arrested for dealing in drugs under the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act. He is due to appear in the Bellville Magistrates’ Court on Friday 06 March 2020 on the mentioned charges.

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