SAPS Highway Patrol members have arrested two suspects in possession of suspected stolen property on Saturday, 11 February 2023 at about 04:00.
It is alleged that the members were conducting patrols on the N1, about ten kilometers outside Kroonstad when they came across a Toyota Quantum of which the windows were tinted.
The members stopped the quantum and upon conducting a search they discovered that the vehicle was loaded with 12 truck tyres.
Police members requested proof of purchase however the two suspects failed to produce any proof.
A total of 12 truck tyres estimated to the value of R100 000.00 have been recovered.
The duo aged between 40 and 45 have been arrested.
They will be charged with possession of suspected stolen property and are expected to appear before Kroonstad Magistrate’s Court soon.