OFFICE OF THE STATION COMMANDER : TABLE VIEW
09 MAY 2019
120 KG OF CANNABIS CONFISCATED IN TABLE VIEW
TABLE VIEW – During their afternoon patrols in Site 5 informal settlement in Table View on Wednesday, 08 May 2019, Table View police officers were stopped by a concerned member of the community.
The person shared information with the police about people selling dagga from their shack. He took the officers to the dwelling and two men were walking out of the shack. The officers approached the two men and asked if they stayed at this dwelling. They indicated that they were staying there and the officers asked to enter the property. Access was granted. Upon entering there was a woman inside.
The officers stated that they were following up on information and asked to search the property. This too was granted by the owners of the dwelling.
During their search of the premises the officers found two large 80kg bags. One was filled with cannabis, and the other bag was half filled.
The officers informed the three occupants that they were under arrest for dealing in an illegal substance and were taken to Table View Police Station.
A total of approximately 120kg of cannabis was handed in as evidence.
The suspects, aged 21, 24 and 40 years, will be appearing in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Friday, 10 May 2019.
The Milnerton Cluster Commander, Major General Aneeqah Jordaan has welcomed the arrest of the three and has expressed her gratitude towards the member of the community who shared the information with the Police.