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Cops arrest man for possession of firearm

The Ivory Park SAPS arrested a 31-year-old man for possession of an unlicensed firearm and three rounds of live ammunition on Monday.

According to the Ivory Park SAPS communication officer Captain Bernard Matimulane, the suspect was arrested during a routine patrol by crime prevention officers.

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“When he saw the police the suspect attempted to flee but the officers caught up with him. The firearm will be taken to forensics to check if it has been used to commit a crime in Ivory Park or anywhere else,” said Matimulane.

Brigadier David Mbongeni Ngcobo, the Station Commander of the Ivory Park SAPS, welcomed the confiscation of the firearm and the arrest of the suspect.

“Considering the number of robberies committed with firearms, the recovery of this firearm is welcomed,” said Ngcobo.

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South Africa: Suspect Arrested for Illegal Possession of a Firearm in Strand

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In order to prevent and combat crime that may threaten the safety and security of community members, police from Strand acted swiftly today at 12:40 and arrested a 31-year-old man for being in possession of a Norinco firearm without a license.

The police members were conducting crime prevention patrols in Broadlands Park, Strand, when they were informed by community members about a man who was in possession of a firearm without a license. It was later discovered that the firearm had been reported as stolen in a Nyanga case.

The suspect was arrested and will appear in the Strand Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 08 May 2017. Illegal firearms cause terror and heartache among communities in areas where violent crime is rife.

Read more at: http://allafrica.com/stories/201705080442.html

Men found in possession of unlicensed firearm in Shallcross

Four suspects appeared in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on charges of being in possession of an unlicensed firearm and were released on bail of R 2, 000 each, last week.

Sakhmuzi Mchunu (28), Bonginkosi Nzimnde (28), Thulani Sikhakhane (53) and Sbusiso Maphumulo (30), will reappear in court on June 5.

Explaining the details leading to the arrest, communications officer of the Chatsworth SAPS, Cpt Cheryl Pillay said, “Cpt Mathee and members from the task team at the Chatsworth SAPS were conducting crime prevention duties when they noticed a suspicious vehicle travelling along Naicker Road in Shallcross. The members immediately stopped the suspicious vehicle where they conducted a search of the occupants.”

Police seized a black and silver pistol with the serial number filed off, magazines, ammunition, balaclavas, gloves, cellular phones and ropes which will be forwarded for forensic analysis.

“Police are continuing with investigations with possible linkages to other cases of carjacking reported at Sydenham and surrounding

Read more at: http://risingsunchatsworth.co.za/85684/men-found-possession-unlicensed-firearm-shallcross/

Overport man arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm

An Overport man was arrested for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm with six rounds of live ammunition, on Sunday.

The Mayville SAPS Crime Prevention Team was on their routine patrol duties when received a tip-off off about a man who had pointed a firearm at a woman at a South Road garage.

The suspect was searched and a Magnum 357 revolver with six live rounds of ammunition was found. He was apprehended and detained at the Mayville SAPS.

The suspect appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday.  The station’s communication officer, W/O PZ Ngwane thanked residents who work hand in hand with the police by giving tip-offs. “This is a warning to all perpetrators of crime that crime does not pay. Any persons breaking the law will have to pay the price for it,” said W/O Ngwane.

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Unlicensed firearm found with taxi driver wanted for murder in Maidstone

Local SAPS and Tongaat crime prevention members on Monday received information about a North Coast taxi driver in possession of an unlicensed firearm.

It was alleged that he was a driver covering the Ndwedwe area to Tongaat. 

They found the taxi at a petrol station in Maidstone, but when the driver noticed SAPS, he walked onto the R102.

He was soon caught by Sgt Govender and was found carrying a 9mm vector firearm, along with one 9mm live round.

The 27-year-old man is also reportedly wanted for murder, attempted murder and grievous bodily harm in Nsuze and appeared in court on Tuesday, March 28.

He was remanded to Tongaat police cells.

The station commander colonel Santha Moodley commended all the members for their excellent work and dedication.

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Taxi driver arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition

A taxi driver was arrested by Tongaat Crime Prevention officers for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, recently. Sgt TM Govender, Sgt N Singh, Cnst K Mudly and Cnst MO Ngubane were commended for securing the arrest.

When police officers received information, they immediately followed up. The taxi was found at a garage in Maidstone. Upon spotting the police officers, the suspect decided to take a walk onto the R102.

He was soon apprehended and the firearm, a 9mm Vektor was recovered, along with the ammunition. Siyabonga Ngcobo appeared in court, recently and was also wanted for murder, attempted murder and GBH. He has been remanded into police custody.

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Heritage Training And Shooting Center Launches Firearm Training Academy


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FREDERICK, Md. -(Ammoland.com)- Heritage Training and Shooting Center, a full-service personal protection training center, shooting range and firearms retail store that focuses on safety and education, announced today the launch of Heritage Firearm Training Academy.

The Academy is a unique defensive training program that provides people of all experience levels the skills necessary for responsible, safe and effective use of firearms.

The program offers students a unique opportunity to experience a defensive training program similar to qualification courses for law enforcement professionals.

The curriculum, which was created in-house by the team’s expert training staff who have years of hands-on military and law enforcement experience, is separated into four Defense Units that cater to

Read more at: http://www.ammoland.com/2017/02/heritage-training-and-shooting-center-launches-firearm-training-academy/

Burglary of New Canaan home yields jewelry and firearm


On Feb. 15 at approximately 9 p.m., the New Canaan police department investigated the report of a residential burglary on Mortimer Street. Both the main residence and a garage apartment were entered.

The garage apartment was unlocked and the main residence was forcibly entered. Initial reports show that jewelry and a firearm were taken.

Police urge all New Canaan residents to activate their alarm systems, secure all valuables, report suspicious persons or vehicles via 911 and follow these tips.

• BE WARY OF UNKNOWN VISITORS: Always check the identity of visitors before admitting them to your home. Often unsolicited offers to perform work or inspections (chimney repairs, driveway repairs, utility company inspections, etc.) are scams or a ruse to commit a crime. Always contact the NCPD via 911 if you see suspicious persons or vehicles.
• BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR: Get to know your

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