Some of the drugs seized by the cluster.
Recent intelligence operations by the eThekwini Outer North cluster resulted in the recovery of narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash to the total value of over R9000 and the arrest of two men for dealing in drugs, recently.
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In the first incident, cluster police officers, the Durban Metro Drug Task Team, Metro Flying Squad and others descended upon a home in Hartvale Gardens, Phoenix, and arrested an alleged drug dealer.
Items seized from the suspect’s home included 15 grams of heroin powder, 146 heroin capsules, 18 large pieces of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and a large undisclosed amount of cash. The total value of items recovered was over R8, 000.
He was arrested for the possession of heroin and crack cocaine as well dealing in heroin and crack cocaine.
A second success at Hartvale Gardens saw the same units arrest a suspected drug runner for the possession of heroin as well as dealing in heroin. He was found in possession of R1, 060 cash and 13 capsules of heroin.
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Cpt Louise Naidoo, police spokeswoman of Phoenix SAPS, said, “The hard working police are to be commended for their hard work and dedication in making this arrest.”
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