Twenty arrested in Port Alfred SAPS operations

South African Police (SAPS)


Since Friday the 22 July police officers from the Port Alfred Cluster arrested approximately 20 persons on normal day to day activities as well special operations.

The arrests included a 24-year old man from Nelspruit who broke into a house at Lands End Kenton on Sea. He will appear in the Kenton Sea Magistrate’s Court on Monday 25 July on a charge of house breaking and theft.

Police detectives were assisted by local security officers.

Further three suspects in their 20’s were arrested in Alexandria on a charge of housebreaking and theft. They will appear in the Alexandria Magistrate’s court on Monday 25 July. Six suspects aged between 21 and 46 have been arrested for drug related offences and approximately 15 kgs of dagga (cannabis) with a street value of approximately R15 000 were seized. Five suspects will appear in the Port Alfred Magistrate’s Court and the 6th suspect will appear in the Alexandria Magistrate’s court.

A 19-year old man who was arrested on a charge of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm will appear in the Port Alfred Magistrates court on Monday after he allegedly assaulted a person in Station Hill on the weekend.

Five persons aged between 21 and 40 were arrested on Drunk Driving charges in Port Alfred.

Port Alfred Cluster Commander Brigadier Morgan Govender said today: “These operations will continue to ensure the safety and security of our community and until criminals realise that this is not their haven, our focus is fighting crime all the time.”

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