Police clamp down on car thieves
By Tina George
26 January 2008
Three arrests have been made following two separate incidents of a hi-jacked vehicle along with other stolen vehicles in Murton road, Rylands on Thursday evening.
According to police they received a tracker signal of a hi-jacked vehicle from Table View.
Upon investigation police searched the premises of the owner and recovered the hi-jacked vehicle along with other vehicles and stolen parts.
“A Toyota Tazz, Toyota Venture, White Mazda Sting, five Toyota engines together with other car accessories were found,” says Police spokesperson, Elliot Sinyangana.
Meanwhile a male and a female were arrested in Melo Street, Athlone for being in possession of a stolen White Volkswagen Jetta on Friday morning.
The suspects are due to appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s court on Monday 28 January.
Anyone with information can contact Inspector Fransisco Ely/Randall Wagner at 021 697 9238 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111.