Thirty behind bars for drug possession
By Khanyisa Tabata
27 June 2011
Thirty people have been arrested for various offences ranging from possession of illegal narcotics to public drunkenness over the weekend.
Metro Police Deputy Chief Yolanda Faro says one of the suspects was arrested in Korhaan Street, Rocklands after 13 packets of TIK and seven heroin straws were found in his possession.
“Officers arrested two suspects for possession of illegal narcotics during routine patrols in Milnerton, after one was found with Mandrax and the other with dagga.
“Another five suspects were arrested in the same area for public drunkenness and one suspect was arrested in Somerset Road, Sea Point for the same offence.
Faro added that while conducting stop and search operations in Mitchells Plain, Milnerton and Wynberg, officers issued 204 traffic fines and recorded six by-law offences.