Raid yields four arrests

Police recovered three stripped motorbikes during a house raid in Brackenfell.

Police arrested four people, including a teenage boy, following a raid on a Brackenfell house where drugs and stolen property were found.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house in De Spuit Street on Thursday March 12.

According to Brackenfell police spokeswoman, Captain Erica Crous, officers found tik, dagga and mandrax in the house as well as three stripped motorbikes.

“It was confirmed that one of the motorbikes was stolen in April 2018 in Parow. Police also found a loose engine with its serial number filed off.”

Two laptops, a socket set and a calculator, all believed to have been stolen, were also seized.

“A 43-year-old man and 32-year-old woman were arrested for the possession of stolen bikes and parts as well as being in possession of stolen goods and drugs,” she said.

Police say a 16-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman, who were found in a car parked on the property, had drugs on them. “They are currently being detained at Brackenfell police station,” said Captain Crous.