The three pieces of rock cocaine and the 80 heroin capsules recovered from the accused.
A man was arrested for being in possession of narcotics to the street value of R3, 000 at the Trenance Park taxi rank on Saturday.
ALSO READ: Tongaat police praised for arresting heroin vendor
The Verulam Crime Prevention Unit conducted a search operation at the taxi rank and found the man to be in possession of 80 capsules of heroin and three pieces of rock cocaine.
Cpt Henry Kisten, communications officer of Verulam SAPS, said, “The man was charged, arrested and appeared in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court.”
Police officers were commended by the station commander, Brig Dludla for the arrest and recovery of the large quantity of drugs.
ALSO READ: 500 heroin capsules seized at known drug den in Phoenix
He is also appealing to the community to provide information on drug peddlers and drug dens to help them rid the community of the scourge of drugs and addiction.
Visit our sister sites for more news in the respective areas:
Rising Sun Chatsworth
Rising Sun Overport