The man had also been spotted throwing the cans from the pedestrian bridge over the M4.
This is the second armed incident in five days in the area.
Police commissioner applauds arrests but says more needs to be done to fight back against other hijacking gangs.
Three men died, and one was seriously injured.
The suspects also made off with R1 200 in cash.
Durban North SAPS has warned residents not to leave valuables in their car.
The video has been viewed more than 360 000 times on Facebook.
According to reports, the M13 going towards Durban has been closed.
The suspects stole a number of items, including two suitcases full of clothing.
Police also seized four unlicensed firearms with ammunition and housebreaking implements.
The suspects ransacked the house and loaded the items into the homeowner’s vehicle which was also stolen in the robbery.