Drug unit recover cocaine, bust dealer, Durban

South African Police Service

Drug unit recover cocaine, bust dealer, Durban
Drug unit recover cocaine, bust dealer, Durban

The Provincial Drug Unit members acted on information of a man suspected to be dealing in drugs and supplying other drug dealers with rock cocaine and cocaine powder at Point and the surrounding areas.

They decided to do observation in the area, monitoring the activities. A takedown operation was conducted on 6 March 2018 at 18:00 at a flat in Point area, where a 40 year old suspect was arrested for dealing in drugs.

He was found in possession of 92 full moon of rock cocaine, 41 loops of cocaine powder, 9.8 grams of pure cocaine, 20 grams of yellow rock cocaine powder in a wet form and one and half kilogram of white powder. The estimated street value of recovered drugs is R350 000-00.

The arrested suspect is appearing today in the Durban Magistrates’ Court.

The members proceeded to Wentworth area following information about drug activities in the area. Disruptive drug operations were conducted at one of the flats’ parking lots. The place was searched and 69 bags of cocaine were found between the concrete wall bricks.

The street value is more than R6 900-00. No one was arrested but removing such drugs from the streets means preventing such drugs from reaching the hands of our youth. Follow-up operations will be conducted to ensure that the dealer is apprehended.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service