WESTERN CAPE A 26-year-old female was arrested yesterday by members of the Anti-Gang Unit on charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The members who are committed to remove illegal firearms and ammunition from the communities acted on information they received and proceeded to an address in Extension 13 in Belhar. According to the information a suspect was in possession of an illegal firearm at the address.
During the search of the premises no firearm was found but incriminating evidence was found on the suspect’s cellular telephone with regards to illegal firearms. This information was followed up that led to another residence where the firearm was moved to, also in Ext 13 Belhar. During the search of the premises a 357 Magnum Taurus revolver, 9mm Glock magazine and 11 x 9mm rounds was found in a shoebox at the residence.
The suspect will appear in court soon on the mentioned charges.
In an unrelated matter police members attached to Table View SAPS arrested two suspects, a 19-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man who were found in possession of illegal substances and dealing in drugs yesterday at about 06:00 in Table View.
The members executed a search warrant and followed up on information about a drug dealer who frequents the Atlantis area, and who resides at an address in Table View. Upon arrival at the premises of the alleged suspect a search was conducted and the members found large quantities of crystal methamphetamine, two scales which are used to weigh drugs and an undisclosed amount of cash.
The two suspects are expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s court tomorrow on charges of possession and dealing in drugs.
Source: South African Police Service