Tag: SAPS

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 […]

Two females arrested after hijacking of a tipper truck

Two females arrested after hijacking of a tipper truck

As part of Operation #OKaeMolao, a multi-disciplinary roadblock was held at Kliprivier Road which resulted in the recovery of a tipper truck that was hijacked in the Northern Cape, Winsorton. The driver (27) and her 20-year-old accomplice were arrested. Overnight operations to trace wanted suspects across the Gauteng province, saw […]

Bloemfontein K9 Unit arrest truck driver after Khat recovered

Bloemfontein K9 Unit arrest truck driver after Khat recovered

On Monday 25 July 2022, at about 18:30, Bloemfontein K9 Unit members received information about a truck destined for Cape Town reportedly transporting Khat. Members swiftly operationalized the information and held observation posts. At 22:30, the truck fitting the description circulated was spotted traveling Southbound on the N1 outside Bloemfontein. […]

Police in Gqeberha recover hijacked truck, cargo and arrest one suspect

Police in Gqeberha recover hijacked truck, cargo and arrest one suspect

A hijacked truck and 25 tons of copper were recovered and a suspect was arrested within two hours after the hijacking took place in Deal Party yesterday afternoon, 14 July 2022. It is alleged that at about 14:00 the complainant (30) was driving a truck with two trailers transporting copper […]

Suspect arrested for R80 million stolen truck cargo

Suspect arrested for R80 million stolen truck cargo

A 44-year-old suspect was found with suspected stolen goods from a reported hijacked truck. On Wednesday 13 July 2022, Free State Provincial Organised Crime Unit working together with Bloemfontein Tactical Response Team and the Local Criminal Record Centre, reacted to intelligence-led information about a warehouse possibly used to store goods […]