Joint operation sees sophiatown precinct less of drugs and weapons

Sophiatown Police Station confiscate 10 packets of drugs. Photo: Supplied.


Sophiatown Police Station confiscated 10 packets of drugs in a joint stop-and-search operation with private security companies.

Beagle Watch is part of the joint operation Sophiatown Police Station put together. Photo: Supplied.

The aim was to rid the area of drugs and dangerous weapons.

Police search suspects in for drugs and weapons. Photo:Supplied.

The station joined forces with Best Secure, ADT, SCP, Beagle Watch and Bosmont Street Patrollers.


Along with the drugs, they confiscated three knives and five pairs of scissors. Warrant Officer TJ de Bruyn said they also arrested one person for drug dealing.

Beagle Watch search suspects in for drugs and weapons. Photo:Supplied.


He urged the public to help the fight against crime by reporting any criminal activity by phoning the emergency numbers.

Details: Crime Stop 08600 1011; Crimeline 32211.

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