On Wednesday 19 April 2023, the Hawks members from Port Shepstone Serious Organised Crime Investigation working together with National Intervention Unit, Crime Intelligence, and Durban Metro Police members arrested a 32-year-old suspect for dealing in drugs at Bottlebrush Crescent in Chatsworth.

Members received information about drug dealing activities in the area and an intelligence-driven operation was conducted. They swooped into his house and a search was conducted. During the search, members found pieces of rock cocaine and mandrax tablets with a street value of approximately R41 050.00. Members further confiscated R5 780-00 cash suspected to be the proceeds of crime.

The suspect was placed under arrest and charged with dealing drugs. He is expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court today.