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Raiders of the Sea are caught

Raiders of the Sea are caught

14th November 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

A poaching expedition went pear-shaped in Melkbosstrand last night. The poachers are minus abalone valued at approximately R500 000, a car, equipment and one of their members. The drama started at around 21:00 when a Melkbosstrand resident noticed three vehicles dropping off divers. A joint operation between members of LawRead More

Help the Hawks Find this Man

Help the Hawks Find this Man

8th November 2017 at 6:36 am 0 comments

The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Unit seeks assistance in tracing  Alain Mukamba Wandjo (34), a Congolese citizen, who was arrested for credit card related fraud amounting to almost R2 million in 2014. He subsequently appeared in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court and was granted bail, but did not failedRead More

Melkbos Crime Roundup

Melkbos Crime Roundup

8th November 2017 at 5:57 am 0 comments

Armed robbers Melkbosstrand police have apprehended two of the three armed robbers who struck a house in Horn Crescent early yesterday morning, says police spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard. The police have retrieved some of the stolen items. A third suspect made off with the family’s Nevada bakkie, a firearm,  jewelleryRead More

Body Found

Body Found

7th November 2017 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

The body of a boy was found opposite Ou Skip in Melkbosstrand today. The body is believed to be that of Joshua Joubert (14). The Atlantis youth drowned on Sunday 1 November opposite the main beach. Police spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard confirmed that a body of a boy was found.Read More

Good-bye, Joshua. Photos: Marnette Meyer

Goodbye, Joshua

5th November 2017 at 10:53 am 0 comments

Yesterday’s memorial service for Joshua Joubert (14) was gut-wrenching. The service was held on Melkbosstrand’s main beach, close to where Joshua drowned last Sunday. The Atlantis boy drowned before his mother Crystal’s eyes. The family made use of MyCiti’s Free Ride offer on that day. How they must regret havingRead More

Guy Fawkes is coming … batten down the hatches

Guy Fawkes is coming … batten down the hatches

3rd November 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Gay Fawkes is on Sunday – and although many of us might want to batten down the hatches it’s not going to go away. Here’s what West Coast residents need to know. The Tourism Centre in Athens Road, Table View beachfront, is one of twelve designated sites for the dischargingRead More

Brooklyn: Alleged Human Traffickers to Appear in Court

Brooklyn: Alleged Human Traffickers to Appear in Court

2nd November 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

Two brothers are to appear in court on charges of human trafficking and rape. The older of the men (aged 37) was arrested on 13 September at a house in Brooklyn, while his 26-year-old sibling was arrested yesterday. House in Brooklyn It is alleged that they recruited vulnerable females toRead More

Burglary goes Pear-shaped for Burglar

Burglary goes Pear-shaped for Burglar

1st November 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

A burglary in Parklands went pear-shaped for the burglar. The burglar was caught in the act before dawn yesterday morning by Table View police. Bicycle propped against a wall According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler officers were busy with routine crime prevention patrols in Parklands when they noticed aRead More

T’View: Crime Round-Up

T’View: Crime Round-Up

31st October 2017 at 10:08 am 0 comments

Drunken murder A couple’s drunken altercation lead to the woman’s death by strangulation during the early hours of Sunday morning. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler a man (29) had been arguing with his girlfriend (23) at their home in Site 5 informal settlement, Table View. They were intoxicatedRead More

Search for Boy Continues

Search for Boy Continues

30th October 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Melkbosstrand police were called out to the beach yesterday afternoon where a 14-year-old boy was reported to have drowned. The incident took place at around 16:30 at the  the main beach (The Slipway). The NSRI’s Diving and Rescue Unit, Fire Rescue, Metro Rescue, Law Enforcement and SAPS’ Diving Unit searchedRead More

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