Alleged drug dealer nabbed for possession of drugs worth approximately R600 000-00

GAUTENG – A 44-year-old man is expected to appear in the Alexandra Magistrates Court facing charges of possession of drugs with an estimated street value of R600 000-00 on Wednesday, 31 March.

Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation based in Germiston received intelligence regarding suspicious drug related activities at a residential premises in Sandton.

Investigation team kept surveillance on the positively identified address and pounced on the suspect allegedly packing drugs. A search warrant was executed and police found 2.4kg of suspected ephedrine and 1.3kg of crystal meth with an estimated street value of R600 000-00 collectively.

Police seized a R100 000-00 in cash which was concealed in a travelling luggage. Investigation continues and more cannot be ruled out.

Source: South African Police Service