SEVEN ARRESTED FOR BEING IN POSSESSION OF 2 UNLICENSED FIRE-ARMS AND AMMUNITION IN WOODSTOCK: Tonight(2019-03-20)at about 20:30, members attached to our Crime Prevention Intervention Unit conducted scheduled crime prevention patrolls, with a specific focus to prevent Contact related crimes, arrested 7 men between the ages of 38 &17 years old, on the corners of Station and Main road in Observatory. The arrest follows during the conduction of focus patrolls when officers spotted a white MZ Bens vehicle in the Main road. Focused officers spotted that the occupants reacted suspicious and ordered the vehicle to stop. When the officers searched the occupants of vehicle, they recovered and seized 2× fire-arms(9mm pistol & 38 special rewolwer) and 16 rounds of 9mm and 4 38 special rounds , in the possession of the occupants. The serial numbers were filled of from both fire-arms. All the suspects in police custody are facing fire-arm related charge which includes possession of prohibited fire-arms and and 2×counts of illegal possession of ammunition without a license. The suspects are due to appear in the Cape Towns magistrates court on Friday(2019-03-22).
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