A 19-year-old youngster was arrested and charged for being in possession of property suspected to be stolen in a recent incident.
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Cnst Pillay alleged that on Wednesday, he was on duty patrolling along the R102 near Woodview Park, when he noticed a suspicious individual carrying a white bag. He stopped him and asked him if he could search his bag.
Upon searching the suspect, the constable found that he was in possession of eight brass pot stands, three pick-heads and aluminium.
When the man was questioned as to where he had found the said items, he responded by saying that he found the items at the dump site.
Cnst Pillay then transported the suspect to the dump site where the manager on duty stated that the suspect had not been there.
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The suspect was then placed under arrest and charged duly.
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