Several arrests made

Dagga confiscated by the crime prevention unit.

Fish Hoek police arrested three men and a woman on Monday December 2 for being in possession of almost 2kg of dagga.

According to Fish Hoek station commander Lieutenant Colonel Jackie Johnson, officers found the dagga on the front seat of a car they pulled over.

The suspects were charged with possession of dagga and appeared in the Simon’s Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday December 3.

In another incident, police arrested two men in possession of abalone with a street value of R150 000 after pulling over a vehicle travelling from Simon’s Town to Fish Hoek on Tuesday December 3.

Lieutenant Colonel Johnson said officers found 370 units of abalone in the vehicle. The smallest was the size of a R5 coin.

The men were charged with possession of illegal abalone and appeared in the Simon’s Town Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday December 4.

In a separate incident on Sunday December 1, a hair salon in Central Circle, Fish Hoek, was broken into and all its hairdressing equipment was stolen.

The stolen items were found in possession of a Masiphumelele man on Friday December 6. Police say he wasn’t responsible for the burglary but the suspect has been identified.

* Police arrested two suspected drug dealers on Wednesday November 27 when they pulled over a car and found 500 mandrax tablets in the vehicle.

* Police arrested a man on Monday November 25 for dealing tik, mandrax and dagga at the Fish Hoek taxi rank. He appeared
in the Simon’s Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday November 26.

To report poaching or
possession of drugs or dealing in drugs, call 10111 or the Fish
Hoek police station at 021 784 2700.