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King Williams Town police net 45 suspects over the weekend - 13 for drunk driving

Dec 20, 2016
King Williams Town police net 45 suspects over the weekend - 13 for drunk driving

Police in King Williams Town arrested 45 suspects, aged between 20 and 57, during intense high visibility patrols around King Williams Town over the weekend.

"The suspects were arrested for crimes ranging from possession of drugs, common robbery, drunkenness, theft and common assault," Eastern Cape police said.

"A 30-year-old suspect was arrested for dealing in drugs after he was found in possesion of twenty-five bags of tik and an undisclosed amount of cash in Henry Street.

"Thirteen of these suspects were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI)."

All the suspects will appear in the King Williams Town Magistrate's Court soon. 

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