An alleged drug dealer was arrested by the Northern Cape police after he collected drugs from a courier service in Fraserburg on Wednesday, 1 June.
ALLEGED DRUG DEALER ARRESTED
South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana said the police received a tip-off about a suspicious parcel at approximately 12:10.
The tip-off alleged that a shipment of drugs would be collected from a store in town.
The Frasenburg police followed up on the information and tracked the suspect to his home where they caught him in possession of crystal meth, cocaine, mandrax tablets and mandrax powder.
The 48-year-old man was also found in possession of an undisclosed amount of cash believed to be the money from drug dealing.
He was arrested and charged with dealing in drugs.
“The Acting District Commander of Namakwa, Colonel Skalk Andrews warned drug dealers that the police will continue unabated to clamp down on drug dealers, making it impossible for them to operate,” said Tawana.
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