City of Cape Town’s
enforcement agencies arrested 166 suspects in the last week, two of them on charges
of armed robbery.
On Saturday, 9 July 2016,
members attached to the City’s Volunteer Law Enforcement Auxiliary Services who were on patrol in their community-sponsored vehicle in the Constantia Valley.
approximately 01h00, they were informed that a private security firm was
following a vehicle used in an attempted house robbery in Plumstead.
The suspects sped off in their vehicle, attempting to flee.
Safety and Security directorate, JP Smith said “The officers caught up with the suspects
and arrested three of them after their vehicle crashed into a wall.
officers also recovered a firearm and an unspecified amount of cash, so this is
really a great illustration of the benefits of a strong and well-resourced volunteer
corps and how far our auxiliary initiative has come”
City’s Transport Enforcement Unit in Atlantis confiscated more than R18 000 in
cash and three packets of ‘tik’ when they stopped a suspicious-looking vehicle
in the industrial area last Thursday.
arrested two residents in Saxon Sea.
Labels: 166 arrests made over the weekend