Clamp down on illegal liquor sales

Sergeant Marco van Neel standing with the confiscated liquor at the station.

A 22-year-old man was arrested for selling liquor without a valid licence in Seahawk Street, Rocklands, on Thursday July 6, at 1.30pm.

The man was arrested by the Mitchell’s Plain Firearms Liquor and Second-hand goods (FLASH) unit and will appear in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrate’s Court.

A man, aged 36, was arrested for being in possession of a silver Tarus 3.2 firearm wrapped in a clear plastic and three 3.2 live rounds in Lebombo Crescent in Tafelsig on Sunday July 9, at 8.35am. Two days before, police had arrested a 22-year-old man for possession of a live 9mm round, in Olive Street, Eastridge.

The arrest was made while police were conducting a stop-and-search operation in the area. Anyone with more information can contact Mitchell’s Plain Crime Unit on 021 370 1782.