Crime & Accidents

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

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

T’View: Cash-in-Transit Heist

T’View: Cash-in-Transit Heist

27th October 2017 at 10:54 am 0 comments

A sophisticated cash-in-transit heist took place in Table View yesterday.  According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler the incident took place shortly before 10:00 outside a bank at The Stables. A white Mercedes Benz pulled up right against the vehicle, blocking it. According to an eyewitness one of the menRead More

2017’s Crime Stats

2017’s Crime Stats

26th October 2017 at 9:27 am 0 comments

The recently released crime stats show that the police have their hands full. The good news is that Melkbosstrand looks like a pretty safe haven in a turbulent sea. The same cannot be said for Atlantis however. While Melkbosstrand had no murders in 2017 and only two attempted murders inRead More

Cannabis Lab on Philadelphia Farm Busted

Cannabis Lab on Philadelphia Farm Busted

22nd October 2017 at 9:24 am 0 comments

The Hawks’ Narcotics Enforcement Bureau arrested two suspects (aged 39 and 57) following a search and seizure operation at Mountain View Horse Trails Farm outside Philadelphia. According to Hawks spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha the operation resulted in the discovery of “a clandestine narcotics laboratory, with equipment and chemicals as wellRead More

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