- North West law enforcement arrested a person for stealing college pcs.
- Law enforcement are even now browsing for his accomplices.
- There have been 1 770 arrests in the North West in excess of the very last two months.
Law enforcement in the North West arrested a 32-yr-outdated gentleman soon after he was caught pink-handed thieving desktops and other devices at a area substantial school.
According to North West law enforcement spokesperson Colonel Adéle Myburgh, the gentleman was arrested at Resolofetse Secondary College at Ikageng in Potchefstroom subsequent a tip-off from the local community.
The man, Daniel Junior Cavele, and his accomplices ended up uncovered, just following 02:00 on Wednesday, allegedly loading 23 personal computer screens and bins, and a projector and speakers truly worth R275 000 into their vehicle.
Cavele, 32, appeared in the Potchefstroom Magistrate’s Court docket.
The police are on the hunt for his accomplices.
Myburgh advised Information24 that university split-ins and thefts were a large issue in the province.
“We have a great deal of faculty break-ins and vandalism in areas like Brits. We just want to commend the neighborhood for getting in contact with us about this case. The truth of the matter is, we will under no circumstances be equipped to catch these people if the communities really don’t function with us.”
Myburgh mentioned Cavele was a single of the 1 770 suspects arrested for various offences in excess of the very last two weeks.
The the vast majority of the arrests were being liquor-related crimes, for which 345 arrests were made, and 207 arrests for drug-linked crimes.
Law enforcement managed to confiscate 223 340 counterfeit cigarettes, 33 dagga plants, 3 grams of cocaine, 121 mandrax tablets, 489 grams of mandrax powder, 245 grams of CAT and 182 grams of nyaope.
Law enforcement also seized 3 175 litres of liquor and alcohol concoctions, 69 computer system appliances and 37 explosive equipment.
There were also 24 arrests for rape, 15 for murder and 244 for assault with intent do grievous bodily hurt, Myburgh reported.
“The successes were obtained all through operations and day-to-day activities through the province.
“The actions included roadblocks, patrols, end-and-searches, and tracing of desired suspects by several models and police stations within the North West,” Myburgh reported.