Drug stashed under mattress

Police recovered 104 mandrax tablets, 12 sticks of dagga, a parcel of dagga, 11 units of tik and uncut unga at a house in Manenberg.

Manenberg police arrested a 19-year-old woman on Sunday March 25 for possession of, and dealing drugs.

According to Manenberg police spokesman Captain Ian Bennett, the police’s crime prevention unit had received a tip-off about drug dealing in Rio Grande Road Manenberg, while they were patrolling the area. Police conducted a search and found R10 000 worth of drugs under a mattress in the room where the woman had been sitting

The drugs seized included 104 mandrax tablets, 12 sticks of dagga, one parcel of dagga, 11 units of tik and a small amount of uncut unga.

The woman was arrested and appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Monday March 26.

Anyone with information about illegal activities can contact Manenberg police on 021 699 9400 or crime stop on 0860010111. They will be financially rewarded.