Tag: abalone

Vehicle impounded and abalone confiscated

Vehicle impounded and abalone confiscated

SAPS Swartkops and K9 members’ quick reaction resulted in the confiscation of abalone as well as the seizure of a Nissan Navara during the early hours of yesterday morning. It is alleged that at about 01:00, members were following up on information about suspected abalone poachers in Redhouse when they […]

Police arrest one suspect and seize abalone worth R9 Million

Police arrest one suspect and seize abalone worth R9 Million

The collaborative operation by various police units in Limpopo resulted in the arrest of one suspect for being in possession of abalone with an estimated value of R9 Million this morning at about 10:00 in Polokwane. The SAPS Crime Intelligence team, “The Hawks” Serious Organised Crime Investigation Team, the Local […]

Two suspects arrested in Touwsriver with a truck load of abalone

Two suspects arrested in Touwsriver with a truck load of abalone

Western Cape: An intelligence driven operation last night in Touwsriver landed two suspects behind bars for being in possession of a truck load of abalone with an estimated street value of R28 million. Information of a truck transporting abalone to Gauteng on the N1 freeway was pursued and near Rooikoppies […]

Police uncovers large abalone processing facility in Grassy Park

Police uncovers large abalone processing facility in Grassy Park

Yesterday morning the Cape Town K9 Unit received information of alleged illegal abalone activity and proceeded to search a residence in Pelican Heights, Grassy Park. At about 10:00 they entered the house in Osprey Street where they uncovered a fully operational abalone processing facility on the ground level. A drying […]