Police in Laudium were performing stop and search duty on Monday afternoon when members spotted a suspicious man on the corner of Primrose and 19th Avenue.
When approached, the suspect tried to escape, quick reaction from Police led to his apprehension.
Upon searching the 43 year old, sixteen small brown packets containing drugs was seized. He was immediately arrested.
In a separate incident on the same afternoon, Police approached a suspicious man on Emerald Street who also tried to escape but was successfully apprehended.
Upon searching him, thirteen ziplock bags containing a white substance suspected to be drugs was found in his possession.
The suspect believed to be in his thirties was arrested.
“Police will continue to leave no stone unturned to ensure that our community are and feel safe.”
Laudium SAPS Station Commander Lieutenant Margaret Nkwane applauded members for their hard work, dedication and success.
The community is urged to report all suspicious activities to the Police on 0860010111
The suspects have appeared in the Atteridgeville Magistrates Court
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