Vehicle Thieves Arrested In Sandton Found With Military Jammer

Vehicle Thieves Arrested In Sandton Found With Military Jammer

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) K9 Unit nabbed three male suspected vehicle thieves for fraud, possession of car breaking implements, and possession of a signal jammer.

“On Monday 8 August 2022, whilst conducting crime prevention patrols, officers received a call for backup after private security officers had spotted a silver BMW X5 which was used by perpetrators in stealing Toyota Prados, Lexus Suvs, Toyota Fortuners and Toyota Hilux bakkies in the Sandton area,” said JMPD spokesperson Xolani Fihla.

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The suspects, aged 22 to 48, were arrested on Corllet Drive and Oxford Road in Illovo, Sandton.

“The officers responded and the vehicle with three male occupants was stopped,”he added.

“Upon inspection, officers discovered that the vehicle was affixed with false registration numbers. The vehicle was searched and officers recovered car breaking implements and a military signal jammer”.

According to a JMPD spokesperson, all three male suspects were apprehended and detained at Bramley Police Station.

Media Statement:
3x male suspects aged between 22 & 48 arrested by #JMPD K9 Unit for fraud, possession of car breaking implements & a signal jammer at Corllet Drive & Oxford Road in Illovo, Sandton.#BuyaMthetho #SaferJoburg #JoburgWorks

— Jo’burg Metro Police Department – JMPD (@JoburgMPD) August 9, 2022

“They will appear in court in due course,” he said.

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“The vehicle used in the commission of the crime was seized and booked in at the SAPS Aeroton pound for verification”.

On Saturday, August 6, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department K9 Unit responded to a complaint about a suspicious gold Toyota Yaris.

According to Protea Glen Police Station, the vehicle was tested and the results indicated that it had been used to commit various crimes.

The vehicle was seized and booked into the Aeroton pound of the South African Police Service (SAPS) for further investigation.

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