The ongoing support of the community who are intent on having perpetrators brought to book is always welcomed.
Today East London Detectives and Crime Prevention members arrested 2 suspects after receiving information which they immediately followed up. The team interviewed the suspects who co-operated with the SAPS and led them to various addresses where stolen items including 2 laptops, 14 tablets, phones, 9 laptop chargers, 4 play stations, 358 cell phone batteries and 161 cell phones were recovered.
During preliminary investigations, it was established that several of the items recovered have been linked to business burglaries in the East London area. Investigations through forensic analysis will continue. The suspects face charges of Possession of suspected stolen property.
In another case, two more suspects were arrested for possession of a stolen hammer drill.
An additional three suspects were arrested for possession of drugs. The suspects arrested are aged between 25 and 45.
All suspects will appear in the East London Magistrates Court on Thursday 2018-05-17.