SAPS efforts towards the fight against drug peddling continues to yield positive results. Police in Potchefstroom arrested two suspects aged 32 and 36 for dealing in drugs (dagga) on Friday, 7 August 2020.
The suspects were arrested at about 10:30 by members of Potchefstroom Flying Squad. The members were doing a routine patrol when they spotted a suspicious looking maroon Toyota Corolla on the R501 Carletonville-Potchefstroom road driving towards Potchefstroom.
The vehicle was followed and pulled off for a search. Upon searching the vehicle, the members discovered compressed dagga in the back seat as well as in the boot with estimated street value of R250 000-00.
The suspects were immediately arrested and their vehicle confiscated. They are expected to appear before the Potchefstroom Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 on a charge of dealing in drugs.
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