The recovered heroin capsules.
Random stop and search operations conducted by the Verulam SAPS Crime Prevention Unit led to the arrest of several suspects for various crimes including robbery and heroin possession.
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During the operation, the super-sleuth officers searched two people and found them to be in possession of heroin capsules.
A total of 15 heroin capsules were recovered with a street value of R1, 000.
An arrest was also made for the possession of cocaine powder and two were arrested for dangerous weapons.
The detectives also conducted suspect raids and arrested five suspects for robbery-related offences.
Eight other arrests were also made for other serious crimes.
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Cpt Henry Kisten, communications officer of Verulam SAPS, said, “The station commander, Brig Victor Dludla commended both units and appealed to the community to give information on drug dens and wanted criminals.”
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