Durban dealer arrested with R800k worth of drugs

South African Police Service

Durban dealer arrested with R800k worth of drugs
Durban dealer arrested with R800k worth of drugs

On 31 October 2022, at 18:00, police officers from the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit acted on information of a suspect that was packaging drugs from a flat on Dr Pixley Ka Seme Street in Durban.

The team proceeded to the identified flat and a sting operation was successfully executed.

The operation resulted in the arrest of the 36-year-old man who was found in possession of two x 1kg packages of crystal meth, twelve large packages of crystal meth (weighing 1110grams), cocaine powder (weighing 51 grams), 93 Ziplock packets of crystal meth (weighing 247,9 grams), 27 Ziplock packets of cocaine powder (weighing 16,1 grams), 1616 ecstasy tablets, 100 glass pipes and 2 x 5 litre containers containing an undetermined liquid.

The recovered drugs are valued at R800 000-00.

The suspect was detained for contravention of the drugs and drug trafficking Act as well as dealing and possession of drugs.

He is appearing before the Durban Magistrates Court.

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