Police clamp down on crime in Lavender Hill

A gun that was confiscated by Steenberg police.

Steenberg police arrested a 36-year-old man who was found in possession of 10 mandrax tablets in St Alexander Circle, Lavender Hill, on Sunday January 11, at 10:15pm.

In another bust, also in St Alexander Circle, at 10.30pm, the same officers arrested a 32-year-old man for the possession of nine mandrax tablets, four half mandrax tablets and 10 dagga stoppe.

Both suspects appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday January 13.

In another incident in the same area at 10:55pm, officers arrested a 35-year old man for the possession of a Taurus 9mm pistol with the serial number filed off with one magazine and 14 rounds of ammunition.

The suspect was due to make a court appearance in Wynberg
yesterday Tuesday January 14.