Tag: Drugs

Operational successes in combatting cross-border crime

Operational successes in combatting cross-border crime

Border security is essential for maintaining the safety, security and prosperity of a country and its’ citizens. Deployment of soldiers along the borderline is a proactive measure to combat criminal activities such as illegal cross-border movements of undocumented persons, contraband goods, vehicle smuggling, stock theft, and other forms of cross-border […]

Bloemfontein Flying Squad arrest three and recover drugs worth R2.4 million

Bloemfontein Flying Squad arrest three and recover drugs worth R2.4 million

Bloemfontein Flying Squad members stopped a truck and arrested 3 after the discovery of Khat plant in the cabin. On Friday 8 March 2024 at about 20:45 members of Bloemfontein Flying Squad received an intelligence led information about a Truck from Gauteng driving on the N1 towards Bloemfontein, possibly transporting […]

Vioolsdrift Border police arrest a suspect for illegal dealing in drugs

Vioolsdrift Border police arrest a suspect for illegal dealing in drugs

During routine checks at the Vioolsdrift Port of Entry on Wednesday, 03 January 2024 at 20:00, members searched a truck and recovered refuse bags that contained 21Kg of compressed dagga with an estimated street value of R250 000-00 at the back of the truck. A 32-year-old suspect was arrested for […]

Lejweleputswa police hard at work to rid community of illicit drugs

Lejweleputswa police hard at work to rid community of illicit drugs

Members arrested two suspects and seized a large amount of drugs from a flat and, dagga from a vehicle. On 26 July 2023 at about 12:00, intelligence led information was received by Counter Narcotics and Welkom K9 Unit about a flat in Waterkant Street Odendaalsrus where drugs are kept. Upon […]

Upington border police pounce on drug dealer at bus stop

Upington border police pounce on drug dealer at bus stop

The Upington Border police, apprehended and arrested a 48-year-old female suspect on Friday, 26 May 2023 for dealing in drugs. The team received information of a female passenger who is traveling from Johannesburg to Upington who allegedly had drugs in her possession. The team operationalised the information and obtained the […]

Search for hijacked truck leads to drug arrest

Search for hijacked truck leads to drug arrest

The vigilance of flying Squad members proved successful on Friday, 12 May 2023, when they arrested a suspect in Elsies River on drug related charges. The members pursued information of a truck that was hijacked earlier, and while searching the inner perimeters of Elsies River, they noticed suspicious premises and […]

Western Cape police confiscate R350 000 worth of drugs at Klein Brakrivier

Western Cape police confiscate R350 000 worth of drugs at Klein Brakrivier

An intelligence driven operation led to the confiscation of R350 000 worth of drugs at Klein Brakrivier whilst an unlicensed firearm was seized in an unrelated operation at Thembalethu. On Monday, 17 April 2023 members of the Garden Route Flying Squad operationalised intelligence and pulled over a silver Opel Corsa […]

Drug dealer arrested and firearm recovered in De Aar

Drug dealer arrested and firearm recovered in De Aar

Members of the Pixley Ka Seme district Crime Intelligence assisted by the Public Order Policing Unit, apprehended and arrested a 29-year-old male on Friday, 10 March 2023 after acting on information regarding alleged illegal drug activities and possession of illegal firearms at a house in De Aar. The team operationalised […]