Police arrest two suspects for possession of stolen property
By Sasha Forbes
17 January 2009
Yesterday morning, Woodstock police arrested two men aged 25 and 32 in Albert Road, Salt River when found that they were in possession of three suspected stolen desktop computers.
The arrest follows after police members on routine patrols spotted a green VW City Golf vehicle in Albert Road. When the occupants of the car spotted the police they wanted to speed off, but the police manage to stop them.
“The police searched the vehicle and found the three computers inside a box covered with black refuge bags on the back seat of the car. Our preliminary investigation revealed that the computers were stolen from an Absa Group Operations situated in Foreshore, Oswald Pirow Street, Cape Town.” said SAPS spokesperson Hilton Malila
“The two suspects, who are currently in police custody, are facing charges of Housebreaking and Possession of suspected stolen property.” said Malila
The two suspets will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate Court on January 19.