WELKOM – Swift reaction from Welkom Public Order Policing Reaction Team led to the arrest of a wanted suspect (37) for theft out of motor vehicle in Welkom CBD on Thursday, 09 September 2021.
While on duty the Welkom POP Reaction Team members received information from Crime Intelligence about a wanted suspect who was located in Welkom CBD. They responded instantly when they were summoned to the scene. The wanted suspect was spotted, which led to his arrest at the Welkom CBD Taxi rank.
The suspect was found in possession of a remote /jammer which is usually used to jam the signal of vehicles from being locked. According to investigation team, this suspect could be linked to another case of theft out of motor vehicle where a firearm was stolen.
The suspect will appear on the 13 September 2021 in the Welkom Magistrate Court.
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