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Reckless driver busted with drugs worth nearly R45 000

Feb 14, 2018
Reckless driver busted with drugs worth nearly R45 000

A 33-year-old man is expected in court after he was arrested by alert Port Elizabeth police for possession of drugs in Walmer, PE.

"On Tuesday evening, officers were  busy patrolling the Walmer area when they noticed a white LDV vehicle driving recklessly  in 8th Ave," described police spokesperson, Capt Sandra Janse Van Rensburg.

"The vehicle was stopped and on searching it, drugs (75 grams of cocaine) was found  hidden in the vehicle."

She said that the estimated value is R44 750.

"Also confiscated were three cellphones as well as the vehicle."

Capt Van Rensburg saidd that the suspect will appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court during the week on charges of possession of drugs.