On the 9/8/2019 information was received of a group of suspects involved in Rolex Robberies. Information was that victims are followed from shopping malls around Gauteng, until they blocked and robbed of high value watches and jewelry.
Information received is that the suspects were utilizing two (2) vehicles, Red golf 6 Gti and a Meroon Renault Sandero.
Members manage to identify the group of suspects and serveillance was held.
On the 11/8/2019 members were activated after information was received that the group of suspects are going to commit robberies in the Johannesburg area.
Members were positioned in strategic positions on the lookout for the vehicles and suspects.
Suspects were identified in Sandton, scouting as shopping malls for victims to rob. Golf 6 GTI was affixed with false registration plates. The suspects than left and headed to Fourways.
The suspects continued scouting at the Pineslopes shopping mall for a victim. Shortly afterwards the suspects seemed to have spotted a victim whom they can rob.
Both vehicles left the shopping mall , and closely followed a possible victim whom was driving direction to William Nicol drive.
An operational plan was executed by the members with the assistance of the Pretoria Saps Airwing Chopper.
Team manage to stop both vehicles and contain all the occupants. Two (2) suspects were apprehended inside the Golf 6 Gti and one (1) suspect in the Renault.
Firearms and handgloves were found aswell.
The scene was contained and all necessary role players were contacted. Team of LCRC were arranged to process the scene accordingly for evidence and exhibits.
ARRESTS & SEIZURES:
THREE (3) X SUSPECTS ARRESTED AND DETAINED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES.
GOLF 6 GTI SEIZED, USED IN A COMMISSION OF A CRIME.
RENAULT SANDERO SEIZED , USED IN A COMMISSION OF A CRIME.
ONE (1) X CZ P07 9MM UNLICENSED FIREARM & AMMUNITION SEIZED.(NO SERIAL NO)
ONE (1) X .38 SPECIAL REVOLVER UNLICENSED FIREARM & AMMUNITION SEIZED. SERIAL NO: SOUGHT AS PER GARSFONTEIN CAS: 229/6/2019.
FALSE REGISTRATION PLATES.
*SUSPECTS ARE ALL WELL KNOWN FOR COMMITTING CRIMES AND HAVE SERVED MANY YEARS FOR CONVICTION OF ARMED ROBBERIES*
*THIS GROUP HAS BEEN TERRORIZING GAUTENG AND LINKAGES AND FURTHER INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY*
*SUPERB WORKED PERFORMED BY THE TEAM*
OPERATIONAL SUCCESS 11/8/2019
HAWKS DPCI TOMS
NATIONAL INVESTIGATION UNIT HQ (NINU)
SAPS PTA AIRWING
SAPS PTA K9
SAPS EKHURULENI DISTRICT ZONE 2 TRIO TASK TEAM
BADBOYZ SECURITY GROUP
TRACKER CONNECT ( INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT)
Source: Nationwide Crime SA