Drug dealer arrested with dagga valued at R147000 in Maitland WESTERN CAPE - The vigilance and swift reaction of members attached to the Rapid Rail Police Unit landed a drug dealer behind bars after he was caught in possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R147
000-00 this morning.
The members were doing crime prevention duties in Cruis Street, Garden Village in Miatland when they spotted two suspicious men who fled to a nearby flat in the area after noticing t he police presence.
The members followed the suspects and then noticed a strong cannabis smell in a locked room.
After gaining access to this room, a 29-year-old man was arrested for the possession of drugs.
Once charged, the suspect is due to make a court appearance in Cape Town on a charge of dealing in drugs.
The two suspects who initially led police to the flat have not been questioned or apprehended.