Crime

Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Since Monday, 2019-01-21, up until Sunday, 2019-01-27, members of Upington Public Order Policing (POP) Unit under the command of Captain Crause conducted crime prevention operations and crowd management during the voter registration weekend in the Kakamas and Augrabies Policing Areas. Six arrests were made for drunkenness and rebellious behaviour while […]

Truck drivers arrested for public violence

Truck drivers arrested for public violence

Four truck drivers aged between 28 and 38 years of age were arrested yesterday on the N3 in the Van Reenen area. The drivers used their articulated vehicles to block off both the south bound as well as the north bound carriageways. During the blockage, two trucks were set alight. […]

Abalone discovered during Stop-and-Search

Abalone discovered during Stop-and-Search

The South African Police Service in Limpopo made a major breakthrough when abalone worth millions were recovered during a regular stop and search operation at the Groblersburg Port of Entry. The recovery, which is considered a step closer in breaking the back of the abalone trade, occurred when a truck […]

Northern Cape: Tri-Lateral Operation yields huge success once again.

Northern Cape: Tri-Lateral Operation yields huge success once again.

Three suspects aged between 24 & 34 were arrested during a Tri-Lateral Crime Prevention Operation at a roadblock yesterday, 28 March 2018, held at the N1 weighbridge in Colesberg. One suspect was found to have stashed illicit cigarettes cartons behind the panel van with an estimated street value of R2 […]