Bethal: Today 2020-06-21 at about 12:05 members from Secunda Flying Squad arrested a 38-year-old man for possession of suspected stolen property.
The arrest of the suspect came after Sergeant Mduduzi Vincent Sibeko and Sergeant Tumelo Malope conducted stop and searches on the N17 in Bethal and stopped and searched a taxi with occupants.
While conducting the search, members found a man with a black and grey back-pack containing four (4) laptops with five (5) chargers.
Members discovered that one laptop had a sticker on it with contact details of the lawful owner and called for inquiries.
The owner confirmed that there was a break-in at Ntababomvu Primary school at Don Donald.
The police seized a black Packard BELL laptop, black and grey HP laptop, grey HP laptop and black Toshiba laptop as well as two (2) black Verbatim USBs containing the school subjects’ files from the suspect.
The value of the stolen property is estimated at R30 000 only.
The suspect was detained at Bethal SAPS for further investigation.
Acting station commander, Captain Anne Steyn thanked the members for the hard work and ensuring that they arrested the suspect.