A woman, her husband and two children were recently hijacked at gunpoint at a petrol station in Bryanston.
In one instance, armed men hijacked a coal truck and dumped its load into the road and onto the railway tracks.
Nonprofit organisations have been enlisted to ensure R40m earmarked for the rehabilitation of drug users is used properly.
He was detained at the Olifantsfontein Police Station and charged with reckless and negligent driving.
He was the youngest to serve time at Robben Island, spending five years in the prison from the age of 15.
Fifteen people, including a six-month-old baby, were stuck in the gondolas as a team scrambled to rescue them.