Jan 8, 2020Port Elizabeth – SAPS Crime prevention duties resulted in the arrest of a 35-year-old suspect on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition and a charge of possession of drugs in the Sydenham area of Port Elizabeth.”It is alleged that on Tuesday, at approximately 13:10, members from Mount Road Crime Prevention Unit were busy with patrols when they noticed a black VW Caddy parked near a well-known drug post in Esselin Street, Sydenham,” described police spokesperson, Capt Sandra Janse Van Rensburg.”The members stopped to investigate and as they approached the opened passenger door, they noticed that the suspect attempted to hide a firearm.”Upon further investigation, a .22 Beretta pistol with ammunition was recovered.She added that the serial number had been filed off.”One mandrax tablet was also found in the suspect’s possession.”Capt Janse Van Rensburg said that a 35-year-old male was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of fire arm and ammunition and possession of drugs.”He will appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court soon.”Follow more RNEWS articles, subscribe to our YouTube channel and for breaking news LIKE us on Facebook. For news on the Western Cape click here.For great savings on life’s little pleasures visit Bargain Buys! Know somebody who is getting married, Wedding and Function can assist. Have kids, then you need to visit Kids Connection. Enjoy food and travel, then visit Home Food and Travel. Need assistance with an online presence, visit Agency One.