Category: Crime Watch

Crime Around Town

Crime Around Town

Crime Around Town: SARS Customs officials intercepted a female passenger to Dubai trying to smuggle over $1-million (R14, 919 606) at OR Tambo International Airport on Friday. Sars said that the female passenger was summoned to...

Norkem Park Hijacking

Norkem Park Hijacking

Norkem Park Hijacking: Two suspects were arrested and two unlicensed handguns were recovered. A six-year-old girl was flung from a car window after it had been hijacked in Norkem Park on Friday. Lt Col Wilfred Kgasago confirmed...

Struggle With Police Leaves One Dead

Struggle With Police Leaves One Dead

Struggle With Police Leaves One Dead: The incident occurred on September 27, in Etwatwa Extension Seven at around 2.30am. According to Etwatwa Police Station commander Capt Pheello Mothapo, a 29-year-old man came to the police station...

New Born Baby's Body Found

New Born Baby’s Body Found

New Born Baby’s Body Found: A newborn baby’s body has been found, this time in an Ekurhuleni refuse removal truck doing its normal rounds in Aston Manor around 4pm yesterday afternoon. The gruesome discovery was made...

EMPD Impounds 80 Mini Buses

EMPD Impounds 80 Mini Buses

EMPD Impounds 80 Mini Buses: The Metro police’s bumper to bumper operation descended upon Tembisa on Tuesday to swoop on vehicles that are unfit to be operated on a public road. Of the 117 vehicles...

Benoni SAPS’s Annual Crime Statistics

Benoni SAPS’s Annual Crime Statistics

Benoni SAPS’s Annual Crime Statistics: Col Martin van Nieuwenhuizen, head of Vispol policing at the Benoni Police Station, explained the latest statistics for the Benoni Police Station. The station has seen an increase of 14 cases...

Fraudsters Arrested

Fraudsters Arrested

Fraudsters Arrested: Five suspects, aged 24 to 42, have been arrested for fraud and possession of a stolen motor vehicle on Friday. The five attempted to fraudulently collect transformers worth R70 000 from a company in...

Factory Fire In Kempton

Factory Fire In Kempton

Factory Fire In Kempton: Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Management Services spokesman, William Ntladi, said Kempton’s fire-fighters swiftly responded to the call which was received at about 8pm Sunday night. “The Kempton crew was backed up...

Policing Under Resourced

High Speed Chase

High Speed Chase: The man was arrested for hijacking a mini-bus taxi along with an accomplice in Cloverdene on Monday. According to EMPD spokesperson Lieut-Col Wilfred Kgasago, the driver of the taxi “reacted swiftly by jettisoning...

Convictions For Drunk Driving

Convictions For Drunk Driving

Convictions For Drunk Driving: This is the warning from Col Martin van Nieuwenhuizen, head of Vispol policing at the Benoni Police Station. The Benoni SAPS has been conducting daily roadblocks in Benoni. Benoni Police Station’s commander, Brig...

Policing Under Resourced

Police Give Advice

Police Give Advice: The Crystal Park Police are warning the public against an increase in house break-ins cases over the past month. Your home is your castle…or is it? Is your home really safe once you...

Benoni Salvation Army Incident

Benoni Salvation Army Incident

Benoni Salvation Army Incident: The incident happened at about 7pm, when the driver of a VW Polo lost control and crashed through the Benoni Salvation army precast wall at its Turvey Street entrance.  Neethling said...

EMPD Officer Takes Down Wanted Man

EMPD Officer Takes Down Wanted Man

EMPD Officer Takes Down Wanted Man: Lieut-Col Wilfred Kgasago, EMPD spokesperson, said the incident happened on the corner of Chris Hani Drive and Madikizela Street, at about 3pm. An EMPD member shot dead a man in...

Benoni EMM Intern Arrested

Benoni EMM Intern Arrested

Benoni EMM Intern Arrested: An intern that was working for the Benoni municipality has been arrested for attempted murder, after he allegedly stabbed a fellow intern with a knife on the 13th of July. “He suddenly...