Tag: SAPS

Swift SAPS response led to the arrest of three suspects for truck jacking

Swift SAPS response led to the arrest of three suspects for truck jacking

The quick reaction by alert members attached to Khayelitsha police station led to the arrest of three suspects shortly after a truck with cargo was hijacked in Khayelitsha this morning. At around 06:40, the victim, a 52-year-old male was doing deliveries of household appliances when he was approached by four […]

#SaferFestiveSeason Operations gain momentum

#SaferFestiveSeason Operations gain momentum

The South African Police Service in Gauteng have launched a search for the owner of an Ivory Park chop-shop from which a multi-disciplinary team of law enforcement officers seized eight suspected stolen trailers, vehicle parts linked to at least 15 cases of hijacking and/or theft, some dating as far back […]

Four suspects arrested with hijacked truck and stolen goods

Four suspects arrested with hijacked truck and stolen goods

CAPE TOWN – On Thursday, 29 October 2020 at about 06:30, members attached to Mitchells Plain SAPS were busy with crime prevention duties in Mitchells Plain when they received information about a truck that was hijacked in Mfuleni. The members operationalised information that led them to a house in Celery […]

Three suspects arrested for R87.5 million drug haul

Three suspects arrested for R87.5 million drug haul

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Richards Bay Serious Organised Investigation members have found heroin powder with a street value of about R87.5 million and arrested three suspects. The Hawks in collaboration with the Mpumalanga Crime Intelligence discovered 342.5 kg of the drug inside what is believed to be a purpose-built to hide […]

Fourth suspect arrested for theft of truck tyres in Port Elizabeth

Fourth suspect arrested for theft of truck tyres in Port Elizabeth

PORT ELIZABETH – The Provincial Organised Crime Investigation team in Port Elizabeth arrested a fourth suspect on Thursday, 18/06 in connection with the theft of truck tyres from a company during the early hours of Sunday morning, 14 June 2020. It is alleged that during the early hours of Monday […]

Suspect arrested following truck hijacking in Uitenhage

Suspect arrested following truck hijacking in Uitenhage

Concerted efforts to effectively fight the proliferation of illegal firearms in the Uitenhage Cluster paid off today, Saturday 23 May 2020, when alert members from the South African Police Service in Uitenhage acted swiftly after a report was received of a truck being hijacked in Caledon Street, Uitenhage at about […]

Two arrested and heaps of copper cables recovered in Pinetown

Two arrested and heaps of copper cables recovered in Pinetown

DURBAN – Members of the Provincial Non-Ferrous Metal Task Team have recovered a stockpile of copper cables hidden in a warehouse in Livingstone Road, Pinetown. The task team was working on intelligence which led them to the warehouse. On arrival at the warehouse, they found a van loaded with tons […]