D­rug de­a­lers hit hard by Kwa Crime P­re­ven­ti­on U­nit

Mossel Bay Advertiser - - News - Nic­key le Roux

D­rug de­a­lers in the K­wa­Non­qa­ba a­rea ha­ve been hit hard by the d­rug-bus­ting Crime P­re­ven­ti­on U­nit led by War­rant Of­fi­cer JC B­rink in con­cer­ted, con­ti­nu­ed ef­forts to e­ra­di­ca­te d­rugs from the a­rea du­ring the fes­ti­ve se­a­son.

In the most re­cent ca­se, a 52-y­e­ar-old ma­le sus­pect, who was ar­res­ted on 4 Ja­nu­a­ry, ap­pea­red on d­rug char­ges in the Mos­sel Bay Ma­gi­stra­te's Court on Mon­day, 7 Ja­nu­a­ry.

He was ar­res­ted by con­sta­bles Mi­ren­z­he­ni and M­kan­si and mem­bers of the Crime In­tel­li­gen­ce U­nit af­ter 321 man­drax ta­blets and mo­re than R30 000 we­re found in a hou­se in O­li­fant Street, K­wa­Non­qa­ba.

Fi­ve ca­ses of de­a­ling in d­rugs we­re o­pe­ned o­ver the wee­kend of 30 De­cem­ber w­hen, a­mong ot­her con­fis­ca­ti­ons, 131 grams of heroin to the va­lue of a­bout R60 000 was sei­zed. A Tan­za­ni­an na­ti­o­nal (34) was ar­res­ted in Nant­wem­bi Street in A­sla Park at 00:30 on 30 De­cem­ber.

E­ar­lier, the of­fi­cer com­man­ding the K­wa­Non­qa­ba Po­li­ce Sta­ti­on, Li­eut-Col A­zi­sa Ma­don­ga­na, con­g­ra­tu­la­ted the mem­bers of the sta­ti­on's Crime P­re­ven­ti­on U­nit (CPU) on a­not­her success­ful d­rug bust w­hen a fo­reign na­ti­o­nal was char­ged with de­a­ling in d­rugs, w­hen mem­bers of the CPU found 946 grams of pre-packa­ged dag­ga re­a­dy for tra­de.

At the ti­me Col Ma­don­ga­na took o­ver the com­mand of the po­li­ce sta­ti­on, she in­sis­ted d­rug de­a­lers would ex­pe­rien­ce the ze­ro to­le­ran­ce po­li­cy the K­wa­Non­qa­ba po­li­ce we­re en­for­cing with di­li­gen­ce.

The CPU com­man­der, Wo JC B­rink than­ked his te­am mem­bers for their de­di­ca­ti­on and di­li­gen­ce, which re­sul­ted in the la­test success in the war a­gainst d­rug de­a­ling. "The K­wa­Non­qa­ba po­li­ce thank the com­mu­ni­ty for the va­lu­a­ble in­for­ma­ti­on that led to the ar­rest," the sta­ti­on spo­kes­per­son, Sgt Kapp, said. He al­so con­g­ra­tu­la­ted the mem­bers of the CPU for their de­di­ca­ti­on to rid­ding the com­mu­ni­ty of the scour­ge of d­rugs.

The K­wa­Non­qa­ba Crime P­re­ven­ti­on U­nit, led by War­rant Of­fi­cer JC B­rink, left, with the com­man­ding of­fi­cer of the po­li­ce sta­ti­on, Li­eut-Col Ma­dong­wa­na, thi­rd from left.

K­wa­Non­qa­ba Po­li­ce Sta­ti­on of­fi­cers con­fis­ca­ted a sub­stan­ti­al a­mount of mo­ney du­ring a d­rug­re­la­ted ar­rest on 4 Ja­nu­a­ry.

A packa­ge with “go a­way po­li­ce” writ­ten on it in i­siX­ho­sa, was found in a hou­se in O­li­fant Street, K­wa­Non­qa­ba on 4 Ja­nu­a­ry.

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