On Wednesday 11 January 2023 at 17h30 in the Tsakane area, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) Tsakane Precinct officers, apprehended a suspect and the reported stolen Light Delivery Vehicle (LDV), was uncovered.
While patrolling the streets of Tsakane, EMPD officers received information about a stolen Double Cab, detected driving around the area.
The Ford Ranger Double Cab, reported stolen in Actonville recently, was spotted on Mohlare street at extension 8, with one occupant before it was stopped, and the driver cornered. The 32-year-old male driver alleged that he was requested by some guys to take the LDV, to the nearest carwash. The suspicious driver, facing charges of ‘possession of a stolen motor vehicle’ was handcuffed and transported to the Tsakane police station.
He is expected to appear in the Tsakane Magistrate’s Court soon and the confiscated Ford Ranger was taken to Benoni area, at the Van Ryns’ Deep (police yard), for safekeeping.