Daily Archives: September 8, 2018

Police pounced on alleged drug trafficking suspect

KIMBERLEY: Today at about midday the Kimberley SAPS Detectives, SAPS Crime Intelligence and Tactical Response Unit (TRT) made a swift arrest after pouncing on a drug suspect. The suspect was just about to board a truck at a hiking spot on the R31, just outside Kimberley.

He tried fleeing on foot into the veld but was chased down by the TRT members. The police searched the 58-year-old male and found 478 mandrax tablets and money in his jacket. The alleged drugs has a street value of about R30 000.

The suspect should be appearing in the Kimberley Magistrates’ Court soon, on charges of dealing in drugs. The investigation continues.

Source: South African Police Service