Suspect arrested in Atlantis in possession of illegal firearm and drugs

An early start for Operation Fiela in the West Coast suburb, Atlantis delivered results this morning when a suspect (22) was arrested for being in possession of an illegal firearm and drugs. A 30-year-old suspect was also arrested for dealing in drugs and about 500g of Dagga was confiscated.

84 selected residences were searched by police and other law enforcement agencies, during which eight more suspects (aged between 15 and 40) were arrested for being in possession of drugs.

Another 30-year-old suspect was arrested for being possession of suspected stolen property and a Lenovo photocopy machine, which was confiscated.