Tag: Enforcement

Five suspects for illicit mining and contravention of the Immigration Act

Five suspects for illicit mining and contravention of the Immigration Act

The Police at Mankweng in Capricorn District outside Polokwane have apprehended three male suspects aged between 34 and 46 for illegal mining on Monday afternoon, 12 February 2024 in the bush veld near Ga-Mothapo village in Mankweng. The members were conducting Operation Vala Umgodi when they pounced on the three […]

Suspect arrested and charged with possession of illicit cigarettes

Suspect arrested and charged with possession of illicit cigarettes

A 51-year-old foreign national will appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court soon on a charge of possession of illegal cigarettes. He was also issued a fine for the possession of other counterfeit goods. On Thursday, 8 February 2024 at about 17:00, members of the Bloemfontein Flying Squad received information about […]

Integrated operation nets counterfeit goods valued over R5 million in Bellville

Integrated operation nets counterfeit goods valued over R5 million in Bellville

Persistent efforts to clamp down on the illegal trade of counterfeit goods were rewarded when fake clothing, watches, and other apparel to the tune of R5.1 million were confiscated during an integrated operation in Bellville yesterday afternoon, Thursday, 25 January 2024 The takedown operation, between members of SAPS, Customs, Home […]

Operation Shanela actions net more than 300 suspects in the Northern Cape

Operation Shanela actions net more than 300 suspects in the Northern Cape

Operation Shanela, the multi-disciplinary high density remains steadfast and intentional in stabilizing crime. The intensified police operations commenced on Thursday, 18 January 2024 until Sunday, 21 January 2024 with a specific focus on the reduction of contact and violent crimes in hotspot areas which ensured a multitude of successes. Actions […]

Suspect arrested with chrome worth more than R200 000

Suspect arrested with chrome worth more than R200 000

A 38-year-old male suspect has been arrested by members of the SAPS from Middelburg Flying Squad on Thursday afternoon, 30 November 2023 on allegations of illegal possession of chrome worth more than R200 000. His arrest emanates from information that was provided to the Police regarding a suspicious person driving […]

Western Cape Police hard at work to rid the streets from crime in the Province

Western Cape Police hard at work to rid the streets from crime in the Province

High-density weekend operations in the Western Cape yielded positive results when police members confiscated drugs and firearms. Members of Operation Restore, deployed in the Mitchell’s Plain policing precinct, arrested a 40-year-old male when he was caught with heroin on Sunday evening, 29 October 2023. The members searched a premises in […]