Mayville police arrest man for heroin possession

The man who was arrested for alleged heroin possession.

A 45-year-old man was arrested for allegedly being in possession of narcotics suspected to be heroin.

The suspect was arrested at a shack in Quarry Road East, following a tip-off.

Mayville SAPS officers, Cnst Colbeck and Cnst Gumbi acted on the tip-off and found the suspect in possession of 40 capsules of drugs.

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The man was detained at Mayville SAPS.

Communications officer of Mayville SAPS, Sgt MS Rasool said they are clamping down on drugs and criminal activities in the community.

“Our aim is to achieve a drug-free community which is why we will continue conducting regular and random stop and searches and raids in the community,” he said.

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They have also partnered with Durban Metro Police to curb criminal activities in communities.

Sgt Rasool further stated that they will increase visibility and patrols to intensify the fight against drugs and crime. The man appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court.

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