Lotana drug dealer arrested with stolen firearm

South African Police Service

Lotana drug dealer arrested with stolen firearm
Lotana drug dealer arrested with stolen firearm

In a joint operation between Public Order Policing, K9 unit and Crime Intelligence, a 38-year-old suspect was arrested and drugs and firearm was recovered at a homestead at Lotana A/A.

It is alleged that the firearm was reported stolen in East London in December 2019.

On 19 August 2021, at about 02:00, members swooped in on the homestead and confiscated 316 crystal meth drugs, 40 mandrax tablets and the pistol.

The suspect is expected to appear in the Qumbu Magistrate’s Court on 20 August 2021 on a charge of dealing in drugs.

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