Followers of the SAPS Twitter account will agree that tweets of successes by our Eastern Cape Police are few and far between – NOT this past weekend though as Operation Lockdown progressed with a number of successes from the people in blue, evidenced by the 21 tweets you see from these last two days below.
So nice to be able to share success – scroll down to see all 21.
- Grahamstown: Murder case opened after police divers recovered the body of an unknown male, wrapped in a carpet, in a dam in Joza.
- Grahamstown: Joza Detectives arrested 4 suspects btw the ages of 22 & 38 icw the brutal murder of a 29yr-old. 5th Suspect sought.
- Walmer: PE #K9Unit today swiftly arrested a suspect after a chase on foot. Unlicensed firearm & 15 round of ammo seized.
- PE #K9Unit traced & arrested a suspect wanted icw various cases ranging from house robbery/breaking & possession of stolen prop.
- PE: Suspect arrested in Humewood this afternoon with unlicensed firearm & ammo. Pistol & 6 rounds of ammo seized. #OpLockdownPE
- On 08/10 #SAPS recovered a vehicle, partially stripped & taken without the owner’s consent, in Motherwell. #SAPS investigating.
- Mount Road: PE #K9Unit during a stop & search on the N2 yesterday arrested 3 suspects for possession of stolen copper (45kg).
- Humewood: PE #K9Unit acted on info about stolen solar panel batteries x (41) being transported on a bus on 08/10. Duo arrested.
- Mthatha #K9Unit recovered the body of an unknown victim on a cliff at Mnyolo A/A Ndlunkulu Location. Inquest docket registered.
- 2 Robbery suspects swiftly arrested after shop owner in Sidwell was held at gunpoint. Unl’d gun seized.
- East London police divers on 07/10 recovered the body of a male drowning victim in the Hillside Dam in Fort Beaufort area.
- PE & East London #SAPS #MountedUnit performing duties at the #HansaFishRiverCanoeMarathon until Monday. #VisiblePolicing
- Mthatha #K9Unit & #FlyingSquad acted on info about a stolen vehicle on 7/10; Trio arrested & stolen vehicle seized at Mqanduli.
- SAR & police divers of the various units in the Province conducted #Swiftwater Safety duties at #HansaFishRiverCanoeMarathon.
- #K9 Handler Sgt Dicks & #K9 partner, Bruno sweeping the Australian Cricket Team’s bus at the Boardwalk Hotel. #PawEnforcement
- Middelburg #K9Unit arrested a suspect yesterday for possession of stolen property in Mathews Rd. Suspect in court 10/10.
- Duncan Village: East London #FlyingSquad arrested a suspect for armed robbery on 07/10 at Scenery Park. Pistol seized.
- Msobomvu Police appeals to community to assist in identifying the deceased by contacting Msobomvu Police at 047 4920 180.
- Msobomvu #SAPS investigating culpable homicide case after a fatal pedestrian accident on 08/10 near Zingqayi Village, Butterworth
- Mthatha: Libode #SAPS today arrested 5 suspects after a robbery at a chain store on 7/10. Stolen items recovered & firearm seized
- Port St Johns #CrimePrevention ops held at Lusikisiki targeting illegal liquor outlets led to closures & dangerous weapons seized
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