Crime & Accidents

Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

15th June 2017 at 10:19 am 0 comments

A housebreaker with an affinity for stealing “small items” has been stopped in his tracks. Yandisa Mthwecu was linked to seven housebreaking cases in the Table View and Parklands area. He was handed a 12-year prison sentence on 30 May. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, Mthwecu “stole smallRead More

Followed from Bank & Robbed

Followed from Bank & Robbed

15th June 2017 at 9:54 am 0 comments

A Table View resident was followed home from the bank yesterday, and robbed at gunpoint. The incident took place at noon, outside the victim’s home in Guildford Road, upon his return from a nearby bank. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler the incident unfolded as follow: Three armed menRead More

Six injured in Melkbosstrand Taxi Collision

Six injured in Melkbosstrand Taxi Collision

10th June 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

According to ER24 six people sustained minor to moderate injuries when a taxi and a car collided on the M19 near the R304 in Melkbosstrand last night. “Approximately 8.30pm, an off duty ER24 paramedics was on her way home when she came across the collision. Upon assessment, she found thatRead More

R500 000 Found in Teen’s Car Boot

R500 000 Found in Teen’s Car Boot

9th June 2017 at 9:37 am 1 comment

A teenage boy who was found in possession of R500 000 on Monday night will be appearing in court today. The 15-year-old boy was arrested shortly before 23:00 when he tried to evade a police vehicle checkpoint near Parklands Main Road.  When the boy noticed the police he turned his vehicleRead More

Malmesbury Man Murdered

Malmesbury Man Murdered

9th June 2017 at 9:19 am 0 comments

Malmesbury police are seeking the public’s assistance in connection with the murder of a 30-year-old security guard. The man’s body was found tied to a construction vehicle on the N7 opposite Abbotsdale on Tuesday morning. He had been on duty the night before. The man had sustained trauma to theRead More

Hot Spot for Theft

Hot Spot for Theft

8th June 2017 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Table View Police warns motorists to be on the alert at the intersection of Blaauwberg and Koeberg Road in Table View, as well as Potsdam Road near the Stables. According to recent reports there has been an increase in cellphones stolen from stationary cars at these places.  No firearms wereRead More

Drunk Driver on West Coast Road

Drunk Driver on West Coast Road

8th June 2017 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

A woman who was arrested on a charge of drunken driving was set to appear in the Cape Town magistrate’s court on 6 June. The 49-year-old woman was arrested at 00:45 on 29 May after driving recklessly across the West Coast Road, says police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler. She keptRead More

Table View Theft Alert

Table View Theft Alert

8th June 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Table View police warns of an increase in the reporting of thefts. Police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler says that “most theft cases reported indicated that people are being targeted at shopping malls, where cellular telephones are snatched from a handbag left unzipped or open, back pockets, or left unattended onRead More

Table View: House break-in interrupted

Table View: House break-in interrupted

2nd June 2017 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Two suspected housebreakers (aged 42 and 33) were arrested in Flamingo Vlei after triggering a house alarm. The attempted break-in took place in Porcupine Way around 3 am, says police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk. The owner was away on holiday at the time. An armed response guard who arrivedRead More

Milnerton: Alleged Brothel Keepers remanded in Custody for over R2.8 Million Extortion

Milnerton: Alleged Brothel Keepers remanded in Custody for over R2.8 Million Extortion

24th May 2017 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Five alleged brothel keepers from Milnerton area appeared in court on Friday. According to a media statement by the Hawks, Shantel Bridger (45), Juan Francois Warren (39), Camilla Amelia de Waal Rossouw (29), Fareez Allie (35), and Achmat Toffa (41) appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on allegations ofRead More

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