On Wednesday 1 March 2023, the Hawks members from Port Shepstone Serious Organised Crime Investigation working together with Crime Intelligence and Durban Metro Police Drug Team arrested a 37-year-old suspect for dealing in drugs.
Members received information about a suspect who was transporting drugs from Chatsworth to Port Shepstone, South Coast.
An intelligence driven operation was conducted and the said vehicle was intercepted near Umlazi. A search was conducted and members found heroin capsules to a street value of approximately R120 000.00.
The suspect was subsequently arrested and charged for dealing in drugs.
He is expected to appear in the Umlazi Magistrate’s Court.
Asset Forfeiture Investigation will apply for a preservation order to forfeit the vehicle that was used in the commission of crime.
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