Alexandria man in court for possession of drugs and stolen property worth R120 000

FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Alexandria man in court for possession of drugs and stolen property worth R120 000

A 28-year-old male suspect is expected to make his first appearance in the Alexandria Magistrate's Court on Monday after he was arrested by local police following a tip-off about drugs being sold at a house at  Konza Street, Kwanonqubela, Alexandria.

"During the  execution of a search warrant, the team led by the station commander, Lt Col Brenda Froehlik, seized the following at the house; 11 bompies dagga, 15 mandrax tablets, three half mandrax tablets, one quarter mandrax tablet, 40 x 470ml of alcohol together with a price list indicating at how much it was being sold," said police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender. 

Two Laptops, seven cellular phones, one Sony playstation, two gents watches, one (52") flatscreen TV, one (32") flatscreen TV, seven Flash Drives, one iPod, seven sound boxes, one twelve channel sound mixer, two remote controls, 16 packets of cigarettes, and 16 pieces of clothing from a known store with its tags on were also recovered.

The suspect faces the following charges of dealing in dagga; dealing in Mandrax; possesion of stolen property and trading from an illegal liquor outlet as well as defeating the ends of justice.

The value of the recovered goods is about R120 000.

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