Bayview drug dealer nabbed with cocaine and mandrax

South African Police Service

Bayview drug dealer nabbed with cocaine and mandrax
Bayview drug dealer nabbed with cocaine and mandrax

An intelligence operation was conducted on the afternoon of 8 September 2021, by police officers from the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit in the Bayview area to search for suspects involved in drug related cases.

The operation reaped good results when a 24-year-old man was arrested. The team advanced to Summerfield Drive in Bayview where a suspect was detected near a block of flats where he was selling drugs.

The suspect attempted to flee but he was caught by police. He was searched and found in possession of 725 pieces of rock cocaine and 67 mandrax tablets. The estimated street value of the recovered drugs is R54 000-00.

A further search was conducted in the nearby bushes and police recovered 500 rounds of ammunition.

The ammunition were found abandoned. The suspect is appearing before the Chatsworth Magistrates Court for possession and dealing in drugs.

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