Man caught with weapon, drugs in Pta North

The drugs police confiscated. Photo: Tshwane Metro Police Department - Facebook

The Tshwane metro police K9 unit arrested a suspected drug dealer on Sunday in the north of Pretoria.

Pretoria North police spokesperson Captain Rebecca Phatlane said the arrest was made at the corner of West and Stasie streets.

She applauded the officers for their quick response to catch the suspect.

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Officers pulled over the suspect’s vehicle on Sunday and allegedly discovered crystal meth, Cat and dagga and a weapon in the driver’s possession.

The drugs had an estimated street value of R22 000, said police said.

“The officers also found two knives bound together at the handles to make a long double bladed weapon.”

The suspect will appear in court soon,” metro police said in a statement.

“Well done to our officers for their hard work and dedication.”

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