Drugs worth R638k recovered, 2 arrested, Colesberg

South African Police Service

Drugs worth R638k recovered, 2 arrested, Colesberg
Drugs worth R638k recovered, 2 arrested, Colesberg

The police in Colesberg are investigating a case of dealing in drugs following the arrest of two men found with drugs worth R638 000-00.

It is alleged that on 15 February 2020 at about 23:00, members of Colesberg Highway Patrol were on duty and busy with their routine patrols along N1 Road near Colesberg when they spotted a suspicious motor vehicle with two occupants inside.

The vehicle allegedly sped off when it was stopped and a chase ensued. The vehicle was stopped and drugs worth R638 000-00 were recovered together with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Two suspects aged 28 and 34 years old were arrested and charged with dealing in drugs. They are expected to appear before Colesburg Magistrates’ Court on 27 February 2020.

The members were applauded for the vigilance they displayed.

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