The Katlehong police arrested 19 suspects during a series of weekend operations.
The stop-and-search operations, held between September 7 and 9, were conducted by officers from the Katlehong Crime Prevention Unit and detectives from the Katlehong Police Station.
The accused were charged with a number of different offences.
Malicious damage to property: 4
Assault of a police officer: 1
Business robbery: 3
Possession of suspected stolen property: 2
Assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm: 2
Contravening a court order: 1
Common assault: 1
Possession of drugs: 1
All of the arrested suspects appeared in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court, where their cases were postponed for various reasons.
Officers plan to continue to host similar operations.
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