Jeffreys Bay drug dealer arrested

South African Police Service

Jeffreys Bay drug dealer arrested
Jeffreys Bay drug dealer arrested

Information received from Humansdorp Crime Intelligence was immediately operationalised which resulted in the arrest of a suspect and the confiscation of mandrax and tik on Thursday, 25 May 2023.

It is alleged that on the mentioned date, Crime Intelligence with the assistance of the Tactical Response Team from Gqeberha followed up on information of a male who is dealing in drugs from his residential address in AD Keet Street in Jeffreys Bay.

A search warrant was obtained, and the alleged suspect was found in Woltemade Street. He was taken to his flat where it was thoroughly searched.

A total of 1830 full Boss mandrax tablets, 3 half mandrax tablets, 13,52 grams of tik and cash were confiscated. The estimated value of the drugs is R113 370-00.

The 35-year-old male was arrested on a charge of dealing in drugs and is expected to appear in court soon.

Sarah Baartman District Commissioner, Maj Gen Zolani Xawuka applauded the arrest and stated that ‘drug dealers who think that they can ply their trade in small towns must know that their actions are closely monitored, and police will not tolerate their illegal activities. These drugs are being used by teenagers and the unemployed in the area. In order to feed their habit, the drug addicts will resort to crime. Therefore, we appeal to the residents to continue to provide police with information of illicit drug activity so that these drug traffickers could be flushed out and arrested.’

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SOURCESouth African Police Service