97 arrested in Kroonstad for various crimes


97 people have been arrested for various criminal activities, which occurred during the period of 2 September to 17 September 2019, in Kroonstad.

The suspects have been charged for crimes which include the Liquor Act, traffic related incidents, stock theft, robberies, selling of counterfeit goods, shoplifting, common assaults, possession of drugs, possession of stolen goods, driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of dangerous weapons and being undocumented persons.

Visible Policing and Detective Services members in Kroonstad were applauded for a job well done as well as residents for giving them information which lead to these arrests.

“This is a clear sign that no criminal activity will be tolerated within the station precinct of Kroonstad. My appreciation goes to all SAPS members of Kroonstad for their joint efforts in ensuring that law abiding citizens feel and are safe. Residents of Kroonstad thank you for showcasing patriotism in ensuring that you gave us information leading to these arrests,” said the Station Commander of Kroonstad, Colonel Morne de Wet.