In an intelligence driven operation conducted by Fort Beaufort visible policing and detective members, a 24-year-old male was arrested on 12 April 2023 for possession of suspected stolen property.
It is reported that police received and followed up on information about property, allegedly taken during a housebreaking, could be found at a certain house in Newtown Location, Fort Beaufort.
On searching the place, a suspect was arrested and the suspected stolen property (water pump machine, drill machine and a tyre pump) were recovered.
The property was positively linked to a case of housebreaking and theft. The estimated value of property is R12 000.
The suspect is due to appear at Fort Beaufort Magistrate’s Court on 14 April 2023.