Jeremy Veary

Vearey – Prinsloo case, not the end of investigations

In recent weeks, Capetonians have voiced their anger at the discovery of the illegal sale of firearms to gangs of the Cape Flats. The case laid to rest a three-year investigation that culminated in the conviction of ex-policeman Chris Prinsloo and the subsequent arrest of a 41-year-old Cape Town businessman,[…]

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A Top Cop who supplied weapons to country’s gangsters

In what must rank as one of the most successful operations in post-apartheid South Africa, a police colonel who controlled the Gauteng firearms register was sent to jail for 18 years last week. Colonel Chris Lodewyk Prinsloo pleaded guilty in the Bellville Regional Court to over 20 charges of racketeering,[…]

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CT cop held for allegedly cooking blood samples

A Cape Town police officer has been arrested for allegedly microwaving the blood samples of drunken driving suspects at a police station, Western Cape police said on Thursday. The cop, 45, was arrested when he reported for duty at the Pinelands police station on Thursday morning, deputy provincial commissioner of[…]

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Communities key to fighting gang crisis: Veary

There is no greater asset to police in the fight against gangs in the Western Cape than the communities gangs terrorize. So said provincial police cluster commander Major-General Jeremy Veary, speaking on the final day of the 35th Crimestoppers International Conference in Cape Town. Veary, who is also the head[…]

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