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Abalone. Photo: SAPS

Abalone Bust in Table View

17th January 2018 at 9:13 am 0 comments

Table View police arrested two men (aged 31 and 41) and confiscated abalone valued at R297 800 on Sunday evening. A total of 63 bags containing abalone weighing nearly 600 kg were confiscated.  Other paraphernalia was also confiscated. How it unfolded Sharp-eyed police “noticed that a driver was ignoring trafficRead More

Abalone. Photo: SAPS

Abalone Bust

9th January 2018 at 8:54 am 0 comments

Police arrested three men and confiscated abalone valued at R234 500. The incident took place at 02:30 on Sunday 7 January, reports police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler. Members of the Operational Response Service received information that a vehicle suspected of transporting abalone was driving from Melkbosstrand towards Table View. ARead 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

Abalone. Photo to illustrate

Abalone worth R650 000 Confiscated

13th October 2017 at 10:43 am 1 comment

Abalone poachers lost their loot this week. According to police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk, Cape Town Marine Law Enforcement received a complaint of persons diving for abalone at Melkbosstrand on Wednesday at  23:00. Members of the SA Police Service, City of Cape Town Law Enforcement, along with Sanparks, respondedRead More

Abalone Drama on West Coast Road

Abalone Drama on West Coast Road

12th April 2017 at 7:47 am 0 comments

Shot at, robbed, and forced into the boot of a car… A man who was on his way from Vredenburg to Cape Town International Airport with a large consignment of abalone experienced all of this early yesterday morning. Was accompanied by security officers According to police spokesperson Constable Debbie AlardRead More

Midnight Abalone Drama

Midnight Abalone Drama

24th March 2017 at 2:20 pm 3 comments

There was to be no rest for the police on Monday, 21 March. It was already close to midnight when Melkbosstrand police were informed that divers had been seen entering the ocean near 5th Avenue.   According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler a team consisting of the Melkbosstrand police,Read More

Week’s Crime in Review

Week’s Crime in Review

19th February 2017 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Husband & wife arrested for housebreaking During the early evening hours of Thursday 16 February Table View police received information about the whereabouts of two suspects who are linked to a housebreaking that took place in November last year in Table View. The police went to an address in Summergreens,Read More

Huge Abalone Busts: Suspects in Court Today

Huge Abalone Busts: Suspects in Court Today

6th February 2017 at 7:18 am 0 comments

10 Suspects found in possession of abalone valued at more than R9 million were arrested by Milnerton Cluster police on Thursday, 2 February. The arrests took place at three different venues, says police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler. At a warehouse in Senna Park, Killarney Gardens two Chinese men (aged 31Read More

Some of the abalone found inside the storage unit in Table View.

‘Not my Abalone’ says Suspect of R1.5 million Haul

24th November 2016 at 11:00 am 0 comments

A 27-year-old man who was caught in Table View with abalone with an estimated street value of R1.5 million has denied that he is the owner. The man, who is a foreign national, was arrested at a storage unit in Table View. Police were tipped off that abalone was beingRead More

19 Suspected poachers were arrested early this morning. Photos: SAPS

Suspected Poachers arrested with Abalone & Rubber Duck

19th October 2016 at 10:09 am 0 comments

19 Suspected poachers were arrested shortly before 4 0’ clock this morning in Hout Bay, police spokesperson Captain Frederick van Wyk says. The men, whose ages range from 18 to 38, were arrested after police found them in possession of 1308 units of abalone, of which the value is notRead More

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