Successful SAPS roadblock, Colesberg

South African Police Service

Successful SAPS roadblock, Colesberg
Successful SAPS roadblock, Colesberg

Three suspects aged between 24 & 34 were arrested during a Tri-Lateral Crime Prevention Operation at a roadblock yesterday, 28 March 2918, held at the N1 weighbridge in Colesberg.

One suspect was found to have stashed illicit cigarettes cartons behind the panel van with an estimated street value of R200 000. Other suspects were found to be driving an Isuzu bakkie, upon closer inspection it was established the identification marks has been tampered with.

In the process while members continued with the roadblock an undocumented person was arrested and charged under Immigration Act for being in the country without valid documents, in the process it was also discovered that his bakkie was loaded with bicycles which he could not prove the ownership thereof. The bicycles were confiscated and he was also arrested.

During the roadblock the members found abandoned compressed dagga to the value of R39 000. Some of the suspects appeared before the Colesberg Magistrate’s Court on 28 March 2018, while other suspects shall appear later.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service