A 22-year-old woman from the Northern Cape was caught with the possession of 1.6kg of crystal meth and 100 mandrax tablets worth R488 000.00.
According to police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana the arrest was executed on Thursday, 24 February 2022, following an intelligence-led operation.
“Members of Crime Intelligence and Kimberley K9 unit raided a house in Waldeck Street and found crystal meth and mandrax tablets stashed in a continental pillow,” Tawana said.
The Kimberley K9 Narcotics dog “Eddie” reacted positively during the search and directed its handler to the pillow.
A 22-year-old female was arrested and charged with dealing drugs. She is expected to appear in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 25 February 2022.
The Northern Cape Provincial SAPS Management commended members involved in the operation, which resulted in the arrest of the suspect.
Meanwhile, a 33-year-old man in Pampierstad was also arrested on an unrelated charge of dealing drugs.
Tawana said on Wednesday, 23 February 2022, the Station Commander of Pampierstad police station, Lieutenant Colonel Selebilekgosi Morebodi, activated members under his command subsequent to receiving intelligence about drug dealing activities at a house in Medupi Street, Pampierstad.
“The man’s residence was searched, and crystal meth with an estimated street value of more than R7000 was found and confiscated included cash to the value of R25000, which is believed to be the proceeds of drug dealing.”
The Station Commander of Pampierstad, Lieutenant Colonel Selebilekgosi Morebodi commended members for acting promptly on intelligence, which resulted in the arrest of the man.