R10 million worth of stolen copper recovered, Lenasia

South African Police Service

R10 million worth of stolen copper recovered, Lenasia
R10 million worth of stolen copper recovered, Lenasia. Photo: SAPS

The endeavors of the police in Gauteng to fight non-ferrous metal crimes continue to bear positive results as four suspects were arrested subsequent to be found in possession of stolen plates of copper.

On 7 July 2022, members of Highway Patrol followed up on information about stolen copper in Lenasia.

Upon arrival at the given location, members found a truck with two trailers loaded with plates of copper. Two more empty trailers were found in the premises and further investigation established that the trailer were stolen as a case opened in Kempton Park.

Four suspects were arrested and are expected to appear before a magistrates’ court soon on charges of possession of stolen property.

The public is urged to report any criminal activities on the Crime Stop Hotline at 08600 10111 or leave anonymous tip-offs on MySaps App which can be downloaded on any smart phone.

All information received will be treated as confidential.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service