Two men were arrested in Portland on Saturday September 16 for possessing crayfish without a permit.
Mitchell’s Plain SAPS were alerted to a large quantity of crayfish at a premises in Philippines Street.
Police asked permission to search the property and found 1 905 crayfish tails and 176 whole crayfish inside the fridge.
Police arrested two men, both aged 44, and seized crayfish estimated to be valued at R650 000.
The men appeared in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrates Court on Monday September 18.
In another case, a 35-year-old man was arrested in Rocklands for possession of a firearm and ammunition on Friday September 15.
Mitchell’s Plain SAPS Crime Prevention Unit patrolling in Bronze Street searched the man and found a 38 special firearm loaded with six rounds of ammunition.
He also had 10 live rounds in his possession. The man appeared in Mitchell’s Plain Magistrates Court on Monday September 18.