Six suspects aged between 26 and 45 have been arrested by members of St Francis Bay SAPS for possession of abalone.
On Tuesday evening at about 19:00, local detectives received information of suspected abalone poachers in the area.
A description of the vehicle with a registration number was circulated.
The members spotted the vehicle and monitored the vehicle throughout the night.
Their investigations led them to a house at Malema Village where six suspects were arrested in possession of diving equipment and three large bags containing over three hundred and twenty abalone to the street value of ± R18, 000-00
The six suspects face a charge of possession of abalone when they appear in the Local Magistrates Court.