Ladismith Saps has declared war against the possession and distribution of illegal goods such as drugs, firearms and ammunition, following the arrest of a 23-year-old man in connection with the unlawful possession of a substantial amount of ammunition on Thursday, 13 May 2021.
Members attached Ladismith Vispol, assisted by the Attaqua K9 (Oudtshoorn Dog Unit), and pounced on a residence in Bosman Close at about 14:10, acting on intelligence that was supported by observation duties on the identified premises.
Upon searching the premises and surrounding yard, members found a cache of illegal ammunition that was concealed amongst the yard’s refuse.
They subsequently arrested the suspect in connection with the find and confiscated a substantial amount of bullets of various calibres.
The suspect faces a charge of Illegal possession of ammunition and is scheduled to appear in the Ladismith Magistrates’ court on mention charge on Monday, 17 May 2021.