On Tuesday, 16 September 2014, members from the Durban Flying Squad Narcotics Team arrested a 33-year-old man for dealing in drugs in Chatsworth area. The members received information of alleged drug dealing in Silver Heights in Chatsworth. On arrival they saw a suspicious-looking suspect and they approached him. The suspect was searched and was found in possession of 32 straws of heroin, R960 in cash and a two-way radio. It is alleged that dealers and their runners are using private two-way radio communication to alert each other about police operations in the area.
The arrested suspect will be charged for possession of drugs and is expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrates’ Court soon. During the follow up investigation at the scene, members found another packet containing 19 pieces of cocaine with the street value of R1900.