Swift response from police officers led to the arrest of four people in two separate drug-related cases.
In the first incident officers from Grassy Park police station received information about a white Volkswagen Caddy transporting drugs and spotted the car in Plantation Road at about 7pm on Monday March 9.
When the occupants of the vehicle saw the marked police car they sped off and cops gave chase and pulled the car over. Four people were found in the car, two women, one man and a 3-year old girl and when police searched the car they found two plastic bags containing 70 units of tik, 150 units of heroin and 100 mandrax tablets under the driver and passenger side of the car. The street value of the drugs was R15 000.
The two sisters aged 21 and 29 were arrested with the 37-year-old man who are from Rocklands, Mitchell’s Plain. The child was handed over to family members.
In a second incident, at about 10pm, officers received information about a Opel Corsa bakkie transporting drugs.
Officers subsequently pulled the car over on the corner of Plantation and Klip roads with a 39-year old man, also from Rocklands.
When officers searched the car, they found a plastic bag containing 700 whole and 91 half mandrax tablets, 38 tik packets, 195 heroin straws, eight grams of heroin and 100 grams of mandrax powder – with a total street value of R70 000.
The suspects appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on charges of dealing and possession of drugs.