Crime & Accidents

Dog’s Autopsy Details Released

Dog’s Autopsy Details Released

26th July 2016 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

The post mortem report for a dog that was tortured to death in Manenberg by eight youths has been released by the Cape of Good Hope SPCA. According to the official state veterinarian’s autopsy, the dog, which has now been named Sam, suffered multiple grievous injuries at the hands ofRead More

‘Vandal’ in Psych Ward

‘Vandal’ in Psych Ward

23rd July 2016 at 11:02 am 0 comments

A man suspected of vandalising the viewing deck at Kelpbaai in the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve has been admitted to Somerset Hospital’s psychiatric ward. The man was apprehended by Melkbosstrand police at the viewing deck. He allegedly damaged four of the hand rails, two side rails, two steps and a signboardRead More

Cameraman will be Prosecuted

Cameraman will be Prosecuted

21st July 2016 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

Cape of Good Hope SPCA spokesperson Tara McGovern today confirmed that the youth who filmed the torture and killing of a dog in Manenberg recently will also be prosecuted. The SPCA has opened a criminal case against eight youths whose ages range from seven to 18. McGovern says that theRead More

Horrific Animal Abuse

Horrific Animal Abuse

20th July 2016 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

The SPCA has opened a criminal case against eight youths, of whom some are as young as seven years, who stoned and drowned a dog in Manenberg recently. The dog’s torture was captured on video and given to the SPCA. The video shows the youths, who have been identified, torturingRead More

Crime Roundup

Crime Roundup

19th July 2016 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

Wolwerivier: According to the head of the Philadelphia police, Captain Frederick Rossouw, a man (who is described as being older than 18) died on Sunday night as a result of being stabbed in Wolwerivier. The stabbing took place recently. The victim and his assaillant had apparently been quarrelling. According toRead More

Close Shave with Death

Close Shave with Death

17th July 2016 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

Emergency services had a busy weekend dealing with accidents. In some cases people were lucky and in some others, not at all. Two travellers travelling along the N7 will live to tell their tale although both vehicles left the road. A vehicle travelling on the N7 before the M19 leftRead More

Greyhounds: ‘Not Ours’

Greyhounds: ‘Not Ours’

13th July 2016 at 6:46 am 0 comments

The six alleged poachers who were recently found in possession of 11 distressed greyhounds and poached wildlife have denied that they are the owners of the greyhounds. The men appeared in Atlantis magistrate’s court yesterday. ‘Additional charge’ Cape of Good Hope SPCA spokesperson Tara McGovern tells Melkbos.net that the SPCARead More

The greyhounds were distressed.

Caught in their Own Trap

12th July 2016 at 7:03 am 0 comments

Six alleged wildlife poachers have been caught in a trap of their own making. The men, aged 27-59, were noticed this past Sunday (10 July) while travelling on the R27 from Yzerfontein/Darling with a bakkie load of visibly distressed Greyhounds. A member of the local Community Police Forum (CPF), travellingRead More

2 Recent Break-ins

2 Recent Break-ins

5th July 2016 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Melkbosstrand police asks the assistance of the community in connection with recent break-ins in Bato Way and 17th Avenue. According to police spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard the owner of the house in Bato Way was out of town when the break-in occurred. The break-in took place between 5 pm onRead More

A policeman came eyeball to eyeball with a suspected robber. Graphic: http://www.gmkfreelogos.com

3 Break-ins

23rd June 2016 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

Melkbosstrand police asks the assistance of the community in connection with three burglaries that took place last week. The break-ins took place from 14-19 June. On 14 June a house in Bato Way was broken in to. The break-in took place between 11:31 am and 11:53 am. According to constableRead More

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