Man arrested for gun possession

A man, 18, was arrested for possession of a Browning 6.35 pistol wrapped in black insulation, without a magazine, on Saturday July 16 at the corner of Park Avenue and Spine Road in Rocklands at about 3.40am.

Mitchell’s Plain police were busy with crime prevention duties when they saw three men walking around. Police searched them and found the firearm which was tested and found to belong to someone in Bloemfontein who had not reported it stolen.

* Police involved in a crime prevention operation arrested a 37-year-old man for possession of 54 units of heroin in Beacon Valley on Saturday July 16, around 11pm.