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Several suspects arrested, property recovered in Aliwal North

FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Several suspects arrested, property recovered in Aliwal North

During various weekend anti-crime operations held as part of Operation Blue Crane, police in the Aliwal North Cluster arrested several suspects and recovered drugs as well as suspected stolen property.

"The Aliwal North detective task team followed up positive information and arrested three suspects and recovered property in four burglary recidential cases," described police spokesperson, Captain Ursula Roelofse. 

"The investigation is continuing and further recoveries are expected soon."

She said that the Steynsburg visible policing and detectives also had a big breakthrough in their burglary residencial cases.

"They followed up positive information and searched different houses and recovered property in three cases," said Captain Roelofse.

"Two suspects, age 38 and 32, were arrested in Greenfield Township. The investigation also continue and other arrests may follow soon."

Positive arrests were also made for possession of dagga at Venterstad, Sterkspruit and Aliwal North.

The Cluster Commander Brig Xakavu are delighted about the successes and thanked and congratulated the members involve. He also once again thanked the community for working together with the SAPS that lead to the positive arrests.