Ricochet News

East London man arrested for drug dealing, various drugs seized

Jan 7, 2019
East London man arrested for drug dealing, various drugs seized

East London Cluster Operational Crime Combating (COCCmembers acted on intelligence driven information from Crime Intelligence of a person selling drugs at Orange Groove, East London, and responded.

"They immediately proceeded to the place. On their arrival they found the door open and a 35 years old male suspect was sitting in the kitchen," described police spokesperson, Captain Hazel Mqala.

"The members immediately notice a bank bag (plastic) containing 110 Mandrax tablets with the estimated street value of R10 600 and another plastic bag and small bank bag."

Alleged drug dealer expected in the East London Magistrate's Court

She said that police requested the male to open the plastic bag and found a large quantity of 190 dagga weigh 0.770 g.with a street value of R570.

"The other plastic bag contained crystal meth with the estimated street value of R890."

The male suspect was arrested for dealing in drugs and was taken to East London police station.

Capt Mqala said that the suspect will appear in the East London Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Follow more RNEWS articles, subscribe to our YouTube channel and for breaking news LIKE us on Facebook. For news on the Western Cape click here.

news 23136 29629 eastlondondrugsatorangegroovenews jpgnews 23136 29631 eastlondondrugsatorangegroove jpg