Large Courier Company
06:46 the client called to report that their depot in Klerksdorp was robbed and that all their stock was taken. There was an Mtrack portable tracking unit in one of the boxes.
07:16 we received an updated position near Crown Mines and agents were dispatched. As the vehicle continued to move through Rand Airport, Katlehong, Vosloorus and Heidelberg, 3 different teams were deployed with the current chasers standing down.
At Heidelberg the client called to say that they suspected that a White Mercedes Benz Sprinter was involved.
In Nigel the agents reported that they were traveling behind a White Mercedes Sprinter with 5 suspects in the vehicle. The SAPS Special unit was contacted. The agents also reported that a Yellow VW Transporter was traveling with the Sprinter.
At 08:40 the vehicles stopped outside a house in Diepkloof. There were now 2 Yellow VW Transporters and the White Mercedes Benz Sprinter and plenty of suspects.
At 08:56 the agents reported that they managed to arrest 4 suspects and that the rest of the suspects ran away after they exchanged gunfire with them. Most of the stolen stock was in the garage and in the vehicles.
When the SAPS arrived they managed to catch one of the suspects who ran away, making it 5 arrests, 3 vehicles impounded and all stock recovered.
The client reported that the Sprinter was sold by the client a few years ago.
R 1.9 million