Crime & Accidents

Law and Order: Const. Debbie Alard (right) and councillor Norah Grose. Photos: Marnette Meyer

Citizen Journalists got this Story First!

16th June 2016 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Well done to the citizen journalists who broke this story on Tuesday! Neighbourhood Watch and Melkbosstrand community members brought the news of a robbery and subsequent chase and arrests to the public’s attention. Photos of a getaway vehicle that had crashed into a boundary wall on Otto du Plessis RoadRead More

One van to serve a large region.

One Cop Van for Town

11th June 2016 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Philadelphia’s police have a big responsibility and few resources. A single police van and a police force that consist of only five members per shift have to serve the people of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. According to Capt. Frederick Rossouw, head of the Philadelphia police, the area under his jurisdictionRead More

Const. Debi Alard: A suspected hijacker appears in court today.

Hijacked Icon Found, Man Arrested

9th June 2016 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

A hijacked vehicle has been found close to Charly Woodcutter. According to constable Debi Alard, the white Icon, bearing a CA number plate, was found late Tuesday afternoon. It was standing on the M19 road, in the direction of the N7. When tested at the Stikland SAPS Vehicle Safeguarding ServiceRead More

Crowbar Gang strikes Melkbosstrand

Crowbar Gang strikes Melkbosstrand

7th June 2016 at 11:50 am 0 comments

The notorious crowbar gang has struck Melkbosstrand. Three recent break-ins, following closely upon each other, bore the marks of this gang. The gang struck on 24 May, then again on 28 May, and on 2 June. In all three instances they managed to get away. How it happened According toRead More

No cases have been reported to the police.

Dire Warning not so Dire

30th May 2016 at 6:37 am 0 comments

A warning about child kidnappers doing the rounds on social media has been rubbished by the police. The warning, which was posted on Weskus Crimefighters, and mentioned on other forums, states in no uncertain terms: “SAPS WARNING SCARY NEW TREND: Child smugglers offering drug addicts R2000 to kidnap kids fromRead More

Two dating scammers were operating from Melkbosstrand.

Romance Scammers!

16th May 2016 at 6:17 am 0 comments

They were out to rob the lonely elderly women they seduced online and they succeeded to the tune of R500 000. Now two Nigerians from Melkbosstrand are having to face the music. The men ( 27 and 28 years old ) were arrested on 23 March and are facing charges ofRead More

Peanut has taken care of little Bam Bam.

Honde Gevegte-Vrees

16th May 2016 at 5:42 am 0 comments

Peanut Animal Welfare is baie bekommerd oor die hoeveelheid pitbull hondjies wat hulle verskyning in Melkbosstrand maak. Michelle Worsfold, woordvoerder van die organisasie, sê hulle vrees dat die hondjies in gevegte gebruik gaan word. Worsfold is besorg dat honde wat verdwyn van onder meer die strandgebied, gesteel word en opeindigRead More

Const. Debi Alard: A man was arrested and appears in court today.

Misdaad Oorsig

2nd May 2016 at 5:16 am 0 comments

Porno-man in hof ‘n Vermeende pornograaf (34) is op 26 April gearresteer in Melkbosstrand omgewing. Sy arrestasie het gevolg op ‘n gesamentlike ondersoek genaamd ‘Operation Simon’ deur die SAPD se Eenheid vir Gesinsgeweld, Kinderbeskerming en Seksuele Misdrywe (GKS) en die VSA se binnelandse veiligheidsdienste. Sers. Delene Grobler van die GKSRead More

Confiscated abalone. Photo for illustration

Stropers kry Pak

18th April 2016 at 6:24 am 0 comments

  ‘n Hoogs georganiseerde netwerk van perlemoenstropers het onlangs die wind van voor gekry. Twee stropers is op 7 April op Melkbosstrand in hegtenis geneem. Die stropers is met 425 perlemoene in hulle besit betrap, bevestig konst. Debi Alard van die Melkbosstrand polisie. Hulle het op 11 April in dieRead More

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