While on a routine patrol on the R43 heading towards Botriver, officials of Overstrand Municipality’s Rapid Response Unit and K9 arrested three men on charges of possession of suspected stolen property.
According to Johan du Toit, assistant chief of law enforcement, the officers pulled over and stopped a car during a routine check.
Two of the passengers in the VW Polo tried to jump out, but were caught before they could run off.
Numerous items were found in the vehicle, including a flat-screen TV, PC monitor, four laptops, power banks, a hard drive and other household accessories.
The three men were arrested and transported to the Hermanus police station where a docket was opened against them.