Western Cape: On Thursday at about 11:30 SAPS members attached to Paarl East were busy with routine patrols when they were alerted of a suspicious vehicle following a cigarette delivery vehicle. The Blue Nissan L followed the vehicle between delivery destinations, and when the occupants spotted police presence, they attempted to flee at a high speed. After a short pursue, the vehicle was stopped and the three occupants, aged between 28 and 29 were arrested. It was discovered that the vehicle was stolen in Athlone and was fitted with false number plates.
The suspects are due to appear in Paarl Court on Monday 2015-01-19 on charges of possession of stolen property, fraud, reckless and negligence driving.
Source : South African Police Service