Suspects arrested for possession of a hijacked Toyota Hilux bakkie, an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

26 May 2022 | From Arrive Alive


Two male suspects between the ages of 26 and 32 were arrested by the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) K9 Unit in Grasmere for possession of a hijacked Toyota Hilux bakkie, an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. 

On Tuesday 24 May 2022 officers received information from Tracker of a Toyota Hilux that was hijacked in Evaton, Emfuleni. 

On arrival at the given location at Tjotjombeni Informal Settlement in Grasmere, two male suspects were found in possession of the hijacked vehicle. When searched, an unlicensed 38 special revolver firearm and five live ammunition were found in their possession. 

The duo were immediately placed under arrest and detained at Ennerdale SAPS. They are due to appear in court soon. 

The firearm and ammunition were booked in at Ennerdale SAPS and the vehicle was booked in at the SAPS Lenasia pound for verification. 

Issued by the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department's Communications Unit 

End - 

Xolani Fihla
Spokesperson: Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department

Share This Page

Tell a friend icon Tell a Friend | Fax machine icon Print this Page

News Articles

02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
At approximately 19h00 on Saturday night, Emer-G-Med paramedics together with multiple emergency service agencies, responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle collision on the N1 near Garsfontein in the Pretoria area. Reports from the scene are that twelve light motor vehicles, a truck and a bus collided,
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med and other emergency response services are responding to the scene of a multiple-vehicle collision on the N1 near Garsfontein. Initial reports are that there are multiple injuries on the scene. More updates to follow N1 North Garsfontein fire rescue can't get to intraped patients
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
A 28-year-old male motorist was arrested on charges of culpable homicide, driving under the influence of alcohol, and failing to stop at an accident scene by Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) officers on the N12 West between Golden Highway and K43 in Eldorado Park. On Saturday 02
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
Medi-Response paramedics are currently on scene at a Salt Rock shopping centre, where a vehicle has accidentally crashed through a shopfront. One person sustained minor injuries and has been attended to by paramedics. No further injuries were reported on the scene.
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
Medi-Response paramedics are currently on scene at a Salt Rock shopping centre, where a vehicle has accidentally crashed through a shopfront. One person sustained minor injuries and has been attended to by paramedics. No further injuries were reported on the scene.
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
Midlands EMS Howick ambulance was dispatched to Mphophomeni main road for a Pedestrian that had been knocked down. Upon arrival, crews found that the patient had sustained serious injuries and required advanced life support intervention. Once a stabilized patient was transported to a nearby hospital
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
IPSS Medical Rescue and IPSS Security responded to the scene of a shooting on the link road between Mandeni and the N2 this morning. Reports from the scene are that two businessmen traveling towards the N2 were shot multiple times by unknown suspects in a suspected hijacking. The victims were shot
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
Last night Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to the John Ross highway and R102 intersection for reports of a collision. When emergency services arrived they found that 2 vehicles had been involved in a collision. Paramedics quickly assessed the scene and found that 5 patients had sustained
02 Jul 2022 | From Arrive Alive
This morning, a 31-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting on Skippie Botha Road in Sonlandpark, Vereeniging. ER24 paramedics arrived at 09h45 to find the man lying in the veld, surrounded by several security officers. Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained a serious gunshot

News Archive

Home  |  
Contact  |  
Browser  |  
Disclaimer  |  
CMS  |  
© 2022 - All Rights Reserved www.arrivealive.co.za