2 Despatch criminals sought after skipping bail

South African Police Service

2 Despatch criminals sought after skipping bail
2 Despatch criminals sought after skipping bail. Photo: SAPS

Police in Despatch are appealing to the public for their assistance in tracing two wanted suspects.

Dumisa Christian Blouw (21), also known as Kweylar, was arrested after he was positively linked to several cases of house breaking and theft in Despatch.

Blouw appeared in the Kariega Magistrates’ Court on 13 June 2022 on the said charges and was released on bail. The case was remanded until 19 August 2022, but Blouw failed to attend the court case and a warrant for his arrest was issued.

Thabiso Smith (24) was arrested on 31 March 2022 on a charge of possession of suspected stolen property (copper cables) and was later linked to a theft case in Despatch.

Smith appeared in the Kariega Magistrates’ court on 4 April 2022 on the charges and the case was remanded until 23 May 2022. Smith failed to attend court and is on the run ever since. A warrant for his arrest was also issued.

Anyone who might be able to assist with information or can lead police to their whereabouts is requested to contact the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Mario Jonck on 084 810 9078, Despatch SAPS detectives 041 933 8000 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Callers may remain anonymous.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service