Category: Crime Watch

Shootout With Police

Shootout With Police

Shootout With Police: Three suspects were arrested and one wounded after they attempted to rob a small business in Sebenza on Tuesday morning. The Provincial Tracking Team received an anonymous tip on Monday that a robbery...

Dagga Surprise

Dagga Surprise

Dagga Surprise: A suspected dagga dealer was nabbed in the parking area at Woodbridge Square on Monument Road on Saturday. Dagga valued at R10 000 was found in the boot of the stolen Mercedes-Benz the man...

Shootout In Van Riebeeck Park

Shootout In Van Riebeeck Park

Shootout In Van Riebeeck Park: Four suspects are still at large after a police chase and shootout in Van Riebeeck Park on Friday afternoon. Capt Lesibana Molokomme, spokesman for Norkem Park SAPS, said at about 2pm...

Birchleigh House Raid

Birchleigh House Raid

Birchleigh House Raid: Capt Lesibana Molokomme, spokesman for Norkem SAPS, said Consts Setlhabi and Mokgwadi from the crime prevention unit arrested a male suspect in possession of ammunition and some suspected stolen property on Ebbe...

East Rand Crime News

East Rand Crime News

East Rand Crime News: A man (28) was arrested in Edleen, on Thursday, in possession of suspected stolen CCTV camera equipment. Capt Lesibana Molokomme, spokesman for Norkem Park SAPS, said Sgt Stanley Moropo and Const Patrick...

Drugs Worth R8-m Found

Drugs Worth R8-m Found

Drugs Worth R8-m Found: Drugs worth R8 million had been found by SARS customs officials during two busts within 48 hours at OR Tambo International Airport. Upon further investigation, they uncovered ecstasy in 42 containers, which...

Father Gunned Down

Father Gunned Down

Father Gunned Down: A 38-year-old father of three children – two boys and a girl – was brutally gunned down in Rhodesfield in what is believed to have been a hijacking. Tebogo Madisha of Terenure, who...

Glen Marais Family Ordeal

Glen Marais Family Ordeal

Glen Marais Family Ordeal: The police are investigating a case of house robbery after a Glen Marais family was held at gunpoint in their home. The family was ambushed in their Witstinkhout Avenue home by two...

Caught In The Act

Caught In The Act

Caught In The Act: A dog was thankfully returned back to its owner after it was stolen by a group of teen boys on Friday, November 25 at around 10.30am. Police were driving along the street...

East Rand Stories

East Rand Stories

East Rand Stories: Many flights were delayed on Monday at OR Tambo Airport after a coffin carrying a human body was dropped, resulting in a leakage. At about 11.30am, the late Nelson Mandela’s former right hand woman, Zelda...

Arrested With Copper Cables

Arrested With Copper Cables

Arrested With Copper Cables: At around 11pm on Sunday, November 20 Norkem Park SAPS detained two suspects for possession of suspected stolen cables estimated at R500 000. The 38-metre-long copper cables belong to Passenger Rail Agency...

Hijack Hop Spots

Hijack Hop Spots

Hijack Hop Spots: Three intersections in Kempton Park have been listed as hijacking hot spots, on the National Hijack Prevention Academy’s (NHPA) latest list for such hot spots in some major cities in South Africa. These...

Wrong Gear Leads To Accident

Wrong Gear Leads To Accident

Wrong Gear Leads To Accident: A driver crashed his brand new BMW into an empty shop at Bonaero Park Shopping Centre yesterday morning. According to reports, the driver and his male companion were parked across from...

Accident At Modderfontein And More

Accident At Modderfontein And More

Accident At Modderfontein And More: Max Cohen, spokesman for Emer-G-Med, said paramedics responded to the accident just after 6pmon Saturday evening. Fourteen people were injured when a taxi and a car collided at the intersection of...

Emperors Gambler Robbed

Emperors Gambler Robbed

Emperors Gambler Robbed: A Rhodesfield resident’s stroke of luck did not last long when he was robbed of R1-million he had won while gambling. According to Ekurhuleni North District’s Capt Neldah Sekgobela, the 43-year-old victim won...

Glen Marais Family Ordeal

Crime In The East Rand

Crime In The East Rand: The domestic worker reportedly said she noticed a silver Toyota Corolla in the driveway at about 10.30am on Monday, November 14. The occupants of the car then jumped over the fence...

Collision On The R21 And More

Collision On The R21 And More

Collision On The R21 And More: Four vehicles and a truck were involved in an accident on the R21 north near the Voortrekker Road off-ramp yesterday afternoon. The accident caused delays as traffic came to...

East Rand Crime Run Down

East Rand Crime Run Down

East Rand Crime Run Down: SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane, praised the vigilance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs Detector Dog Unit when a cleverly concealed cocaine stash was discovered inside books at OR...

East Rand News Round Up

East Rand News Round Up

East Rand News Round Up: Alderman Johann Jordaan has warned motorists to avoid using Pretoria Road, as the bridge damaged during the floods on Wednesday afternoon is not safe. Despite the metro police closing the road...

Eastrand News Round Up

Eastrand News Round Up

Eastrand News Round Up: The police are searching for six suspects who fled with an undisclosed amount of cash after bombing a safe at a service station in Birchleigh. The bombing took place at 3 am...

Fireworks And The Implications

Fireworks And The Implications

Fireworks And The Implications: After the Diwali celebrations, many people took to social media to complain about the use of fireworks. And the other day was Guy Fawkes. With more celebrations coming up in the next...

Perjury An Issue For Police

Perjury An Issue For Police

Perjury An Issue For Police: Benoni police are again warning and urging the public against reporting false cases. “A case of perjury will be registered against any person opening a false case and you will be...

Cop Killer Rearrested

Cop Killer Rearrested

Cop Killer Rearrested: A two-and-a-half-week long police hunt for a fugitive who allegedly shot and killed a Tembisa police captain, has paid off. The Hawks Tactical Operation Management Section (TOMS), in conjunction with the National Investigation...

Clamp Down On Drivers

Clamp Down On Drivers

Clamp Down On Drivers: Mayor Clr Mzwandile Masina, joined the EMPD at a roadblock set up on Kingsway Road, recently, in response to community violence sparked by alleged gang crime. Several individuals, purported to be...

Perjury An Issue For Police

One Criminal At A Time

One Criminal At A Time: Seven suspects were arrested this past weekend for being in possession of dagga. That was after police and community watch groups were hot on the heels of criminals over the...

MyEastrand Crime Report

MyEastrand Crime Report

MyEastrand Crime Report: Police are searching for a man in connection with the fraudulent purchasing of a car from a Rhodesfield dealership. The man, believed to be in his late 50s, allegedly bought a white Toyota...

East Rand Crime Run Down

MyEastrand Crime News

MyEastrand Crime News: Capt Alie van den Berg, team leader of the Ekurhuleni Central Cluster Trio Task Team, said police and CPF members chased after the suspects following a robbery in Crystal Park. “They lost the...