Drunk driver in possession of unlicensed firearm, ammunition arrested

The driver fled from police near Denver with police managing to stop him at the Van Buuren Road off-ramp in Bedfordview.

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JOHANNESBURG - A man has been arrested in Johannesburg following a police chase on the M2 highway on Saturday night.

The driver fled from police near Denver with police managing to stop him at the Van Buuren Road off-ramp in Bedfordview.

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said: “The drunken driver fled from officers, they got him to stop at the Van Buuren Road off-ramp where they discovered that he had an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.”

The man will appear in the Jeppe Magistrates Court on Monday morning.