Mayville SAPS arrest man for dagga possession during raid

The man, who was arrested for drug dealing.

Mayville SAPS arrested a man for possession of dagga during a raid held at the Galway Flats, on Friday. According to reports, the police officers followed up on a tip-off about drug dealing at the flats and immediately followed up.

The suspect was arrested and charged duly. The super-sleuth police officers also held a social crime prevention awareness campaign at the corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Bellair Road.

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During this, they handed out pamphlets to motorists sensitising them on how to prevent being a victim of different types of crime.

The area is notorious for smash and grab crimes. Motorists were also urged to be extra observant and vigilant when approaching the notorious intersection.

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The police officers were involved in the awareness campaign are Sgt MS Rasool, Captain Sithole, Sgt Ntambo, Sgt Ntambo, Sgt Sikhumba, W/O Naidoo, W/O Hlatshwayo and Cst Malunga,

The police officers also convoyed in and around the Mayville area, patrolling and creating visibility. Residents were appreciative of the strong police visibility patrolling their areas.

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