Suburban Control Centre

2019-01-11 08:42:25 -


4 days ago

On 2019/01/10 Specific Crimes were contacted to do an operational take down on information of armed ...

On 2019/01/10 Specific Crimes were contacted to do an operational take down on information of armed robbers. A vehicle was identified with three fire arms. The team observed the suspects and vehicle at OR Tambo airport (JHB). One suspect came to remove the fire arms. The suspect was arrested and found to be a employee of Hertz. The team interviewed


the suspect and it was established that the owner of the guns will come fetch it. The team waited and a maroon Polo surveilled the vehicle with the fire arms. The suspects became nervous and one jumped out of the vehicle airport. The team chased the Maroon Polo and two suspects were arrested. The team interviewed the suspects and the suspect that jumped was arrested at Kempton Park taxi rank. The main suspect was identified and it was established that he was the driver and supplier of vehicles. He is also involved with a lady from JMPD. The arrest was reported to the Hawks for linking to Cash-in-Transit robberies. Further the suspect is linked to six armed robberies of Rolex and diamond rings in the Pretoria Midrand area. He can also be linked to five hijackings. The investigating unit charged the suspects and process evidence. Suspects detained at Boksburg North. Possession of unlicensed fire arms.