The sector managers of the Verulam Crime Forum.
The sector managers of the Verulam Crime Forum arrested a suspect for possession of heroin and two suspects for possession of stolen property in Verulam on Thursday.
The sector managers, together with the Sector 1 Crime Forum, were under the command of Cpt Mark Prakasim.
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They were conducting patrols in the Verulam CBD when they arrested one suspect at the Trenance Park taxi rank for being in possession of seven blue and white capsules suspected to be heroin.
In another case, members received information that suspects were stealing wiper blades from vehicles that were parked in the rear parking lot of the First National Bank in Verulam.
Sector managers and the Sector 1 Crime Forum proceeded on foot and noticed one suspect removing wiper blades from a vehicle. He was chased down and apprehended.
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Communications officer of Verulam SAPS, Cpt H Kisten, said, “Police followed up and arrested another suspect. The initial suspect had been selling the wiper blades to the second suspect. Both suspects were detained for being in possession of stolen property. They were commended for their good work.”
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