Tag: abalone

Abalone worth R1 million confiscated

Abalone worth R1 million confiscated

A joint operation executed by members of Gqeberha Public Order Policing and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries resulted in the confiscation of abalone worth R1 million during the early hours of this morning, 21 March 2023. It is alleged that the team received and acted on information of […]

Abalone bust worth R1.3 Million near cookhouse

Abalone bust worth R1.3 Million near cookhouse

In our attempts to ensure that the endangered marine life is protected, members of the Highway Patrol nabbed two men and seized abalone valued at R1.3 Million near Cookhouse last night, 01 August 2022. On the mentioned date, at about 21:00, it is alleged that members from Highway Patrol were […]

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 […]