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Milnerton Cluster Police Crack down on Crime

Milnerton Cluster Police Crack down on Crime

29th November 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

A team under the command of Major General Aneeqah Jordaan arrested 458 suspects between 24 November and 26 November. The arrests included one for murder and three for attempted murder. They also included a case that was rather strange. On 25 November Table View Police responded to a complaint ofRead More

The clandestine laboratory. Photo: Supplied

Sunset Beach Drug Bust

27th November 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

What has been described as a “clandestine laboratory with different chemicals and drugs” was found in a house in Sunset Beach yesterday. According to police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk police officers reacted to a tip-off about “drug activities at the house.” Members of the Visible Policing Unit swooped downRead More

Atlantis to boost City’s Water Supplies

Atlantis to boost City’s Water Supplies

27th November 2017 at 9:47 am 0 comments

No need to be perturbed if you live near an aquifer and you see a helicopter flying overhead with something resembling a wagon wheel hanging from it. The helicopter is busy conducting a survey of the City’s aquifers and the ‘wagon wheel’ is a measuring device. The survey of theRead More

T’View Crime Report

T’View Crime Report

25th November 2017 at 11:56 am 0 comments

24 November: A 41-year-old man from Site 5 Informal settlement in Table View was arrested after police swooped down on his house in the early hours of the morning. Mandrax tablets, tik, dagga and an undisclosed amount of cash were found. The man is expected to appear in the CapeRead More

Former stock controller Rudy Meyer. Photo: Melkbos.net

Playing Pool at the Highest Level Cost him his Job

25th November 2017 at 8:46 am 0 comments

Playing pool at the highest level cost  Rudy Meyer his job. Now the affable Melkbosstrander (48), who plays for Pool Billiards South Africa,  is willing to give up his sport in order to find a job. “I’m willing to cancel my pool for my family and just play social pool,”Read More

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

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