Drug-related arrests made

Sergeant Liezel George with the confiscated drugs.

A Seawinds man was arrested last week after police found 100 packets of tik in his possession.

Muizenberg police officers spotted a white Toyota Corolla leaving a suspected drug house in Mountain Road on Thursday November 15 at about 6pm.

When the driver spotted the police he threw out a plastic bag, which contained the 100 packets of tik, with a street value of R10 000, and a large amount of money.

The 26-year-old man was charged with dealing in drugs and was due to appear in the Muizenberg Magistrate’s Court.

The previous day, on Wednesday November 14, officers from Muizenberg police station’s Crime Prevention Unit responded to a tip-off about drug dealing in Harmony Road in Vrygrond.

Police searched the house and found 580 dagga cigarettes, a plastic bag of dagga seeds and a bag containing dagga.

A 55-year-old man from Lavender Hill was arrested on charges of dealing in drugs and was due to appear in the Muizenberg Magistrate’s Court.

Muizenberg police acting station commander, Lieutenant Colonel Mzwandile Gqabi, thanked the officers for their good work and commended the community for having trust in SAPS.

He said the only way any meaningful successes can be achieved,
is if the community helps the police by providing informa-
tion about crime. Anybody with information about drug peddling can call Crime Intelligence on 082 522 1213.

Police say all information is treated with the strictest confidence.