SAPS, in partnership with other Law Enforcement Agencies, conducted various road blocks and vehicle check points as well as searches in the cluster. And on Sunday afternoon, 19 April 2020 at about 15:10, members attached to Malmesbury and Riebeeck West SAPS with the assistance from the Swartland Traffic and Law Enforcement executed a search warrant at a house in Riebeeck West of a known drug dealer.
A high speed chase ensued between the uniform members and the suspect who was identified as a known drug dealer in the Riebeeck West area. The suspect drove to his house in Meerendal Street, Riebeeck West and bolted the gates and refused access to his premises where after a search warrant was obtained.
Members of SAPS Boland and Swartland Traffic K9 Unit assisted with the search and during the search in- and outside the house the members found sachets containing tik, mandrax tablets, stoppe dagga and a black refuse bag filled halve with loose dagga.
The 59-year-old suspect was immediately arrested and will appear at the Malmesbury Magistrates court on Monday, 20 April 2020, on the drug related charges and crimen injuria.
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