Three men were arrested after they were found in possession of stolen goods in Bellville on Friday March 20.
A law enforcement officer, who was driving on Nooiensfontein Road, noticed two men carrying heavy bags.
Another man, carrying a flat screen TV, joined the duo before boarding a taxi.
The officer called for back-up before following the taxi.
In Bellville his back-up arrived and they pulled off the taxi.
Law enforcement spokesperson, Wayne Dyason, said: “After questioning the men, it was discovered they had broken into a house belonging to an advocate in Highbury, Kuilsriver.”
A television set, sound and computer equipment was recovered and the trio was arrested.