BONUS - RUSTENBURG - The Department of Economy and Enterprise Development, in partnership with the South African Police Service (SAPS), the South Africa Revenue Services (SARS), Municipal Health Inspectors, the Fire Department, the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) and the Department of Home Affairs and Agriculture, conducted a joint operation recently.
BONUS - RUSTENBURG - A paramedic was arrested here after she was caught transporting illegal drugs in an ambulance. The 29-year-old female paramedic was stopped along the R510 driving an ambulance towards Rustenburg on Friday (15 March).
During the police’s search of the vehicle, three zip lock bags containing rock cocaine with an estimated street value of R650,000 was found in her possession. Northwest Police spokesperson Lt Col Amanda Funani said investigators received information about a paramedic in possession of drugs. ”Members of the Rustenburg cluster intercepted a marked emergency response vehicle driven by the suspect near Shingwezi entrance,” Lt Col Funani said.
The suspect was arrested and charged and would have appeared in the Rustenburg Magistrate Court on Monday (18 March). At the time of going to press, no new information was available.