Mitchell's Plain woman arrested for cultivating cannabis

A 24-year-old woman was arrested in Woodlands, Mitchell’s Plain, on Tuesday afternoon, after police received a tipoff about drugs and firearms at the address given.

‘’Members found a glass jar containing dagga on a table, as well as 82 cultivated in various rooms. [The woman was arrested] for cultivation of Cannabis and possession of drugs and detained at Lentegeur SAPS,’’ said Ruth Solomons, Metro police spokesperson.

SUPPLIED: Ruth Solomons

Meanwhile, Metro Police officers recovered a firearm and ammunition in Grassy Park on Tuesday.

SUPPLIED: Ruth Solomons

‘’Officers were conducting patrols along 8th Avenue when they saw a group of men loitering near a canal in the area. As the officers approached, the group ran away, but one of them threw an object into a nearby bush,’’ said Ruth Solomons, Metro police spokesperson.

‘’Officers gave chase, but the suspects got away, so they returned to the scene and searched the bush, recovering a .22 Star pistol, with serial number intact and 11x 22 rounds of ammunition in the magazine,’’ she added.

Solomons said the items were booked in as abandoned at Grassy Park SAPS.


Done By: Mitchum George


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