K9 dog ‘Bessie’ sniffs out R166k worth of drugs, Vredendal

South African Police Service

K9 dog ‘Bessie’ sniffs out R166k worth of drugs, Vredendal
K9 dog 'Bessie' sniffs out R166k worth of drugs, Vredendal. Photo: Pixabay

During a successful crime intelligence operation, two suspects aged 32 and 52 was arrested for dealing in drugs in Vredendal on Friday morning, 8 October 2021.

Members attached to Vredendal Crime Prevention Unit and K9 Unit Klawer, received information about drugs being stored at a premises. They immediately operationalised it and conducted a search at two premises in Vredendal.

A large amount of drugs was seized when K9 dog Bessie pointed out a liquor box containing mandrax at one of the addresses and at the other address a pink suit case with tik.

The estimated street value of the drugs is R166 300-00.

The suspects are due to appear in the Vredendal Magistrate court on Monday, 11 October 2021 on the mentioned charges.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service