House party ends in tragedy

Drugs found in Beacon Valley.

Police last week arrested three men on charges of possession of firearms and ammunition, and one for drug possession.

On Tuesday June 4, at 2pm, police arrested a 26-year-old man who was in possession of 312 ecstasy tablets, 59 mandrax tablets and 42 straws of tik at a house in Loftus Street, Beacon Valley. He faces charges of possession of drugs and appeared in court on Thursday June 6.

On the same day, at 11.30pm, police found a home-made zip gun and one 9mm round of ammunition at a house in Tafelsberg Street, Tafelsig. Police arrested a man, 31, who faces a charge of possession of prohibited firearm and a second charge of possession of ammunition. He appeared in court on Thursday June 6.

On Wednesday June 5, Mitchell’s Plain police arrested a man, 31, who had a revolver and five rounds of ammunition.

The man, who was arrested in Smuts Street, Eastridge, faces a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm and a second charge of possession of ammunition. He appeared in court on Thursday June 6.