A special crime operation was conducted by SAPS in Hartbeespoortdam with an objective of raiding places rife in selling of drugs, vehicle theft, common robbery and unlicensed taverns.

Arrests were made of people selling drugs and alcohol in unlicensed liquor premise wherein a large number of liquor was confiscated. In all taverns people were found betting games via cards. The SAPS warned the gamblers and confiscated the cards.

One (1) illegal Bingo Merry roulette gambling machine was confiscated and one shop keeper arrested, case opened, issued with a offence notice and a fine amounting to R2 500.