2018 June

House Break-in

Sir George Grey Street - Thursday, at 16:00
A woman convinced a domestic worker to let her enter the home as she claimed that she had to take measurements for the owner. The domestic worker discovered that she had stolen a Play Station. A clear description was given of the suspects and the vehicle that they had left in.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Flower Street - Wednesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The side back passenger window as well as the small triangle window were broken. It is unknown what was taken from the vehicle.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Alexandra Avenue - Monday, at 11:55
A man stole two rugs from the veranda of the house after the builder had left the gate open.
Not reported to SAPS.

Attempted other theft

Marchmont Avenue - Monday, at 07:00
A man attempted to lift a security gate of the rail with a broomstick, but was unable to do so because of anti-lift brackets.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Culver Street - Friday, between 06:00 and 18:00
An OH Watch member witnessed as homeless persons known to him broke into a vehicle. They apprehended the suspects and SAPS was called to the scene. Even though a case was opentin, the suspects were not arrested as they were not caught red-handed.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Roseberry Avenue - Friday, at 03:30
Suspects broke into a garage. It is not known what was taken.
Reported to SAPS.

Trespassing

Upper Kloof Street - Thursday, between 06:00 and 18:00
The owner noticed a man coming onto his property. He shouted and the person ran away.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

Bellevue Street - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The two left side wheels were stolen off a vehicle and it was left up on bricks in the street.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Kensington Crescent - Tuesday, between 06:00 and 18:00
Details of the incident are limited. Suspects broke into a house and broke out the safe and stole valuables, including passports and cash.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Cnr Gladstone & Sir George Grey Streets - Monday, at 06:00
An OH Watch member noticed that someone was passing items through the fence of an apartment block to a woman on the pavement. Another member called Watchcom on the radio and they dispatched a vehicle. They found that suspects had broken into the canopy of a bakkie that was parked in a garage behind a gate. Suspects had removed tools.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Leeuwenhof Road - Sunday, at 06:00
Details of the break-in are not available. A jacket and wine were taken from the property.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Strathcona Road - Saturday, at 22:59
Suspects managed to climb over a wall and enter a garage via an unlocked door. They stole three bicycles.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

Forest Road - Saturday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Two wheels were stolen from a Ford Fiesta and the vehicle left on bricks.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Vriende Street - Saturday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The left side window was completely smashed in. Unknown what was taken from the vehicle.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Buxton Avenue - Friday, at 15:15
A man managed to break into a vehicle without setting of the alarm. He left scissors behind, but took two phone chargers. The alarm did go off when he left.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted other theft

Belvedere Avenue - Friday, at 10:30
Suspect tried to remove an exterior spotlight from a property, but ran off when he was noticed by the owner.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft of motor vehicle

Gardens Centre, Myrtle Street - Tuesday, at 07:45
A black and white Gomoto was taken from the Gardens Centre parking area. The VW kombi involved in the theft was identified and SAPS managed to make an arrest within a day.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle 1

Rosmead Avenue - Monday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Suspect lifted a gate of the rails and broke into a car parked on the property. Even though there were exterior alarms, he did not trigger them.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Forest Road - Monday, at 02:00
Suspect lifted the vehicle gate of the rails and broke into a car parked on the property. He took a number of items from the car before he triggered an exterior alarm.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in 2 ARRESTS

Buxton Avenue - Saturday, at 15:15
SAPS and armed response dispatched vehicles to the house. They were made aware of a suspect moving on the ceiling and arrested him after he had fallen through the ceiling. The partner who was on the lookout was also arrested close to the scene.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

Culver Street - Saturday, at 04:15
A vehicle that was parked in the parking area was ransacked and the steering wheel and the spare wheel was taken.
Not reported to SAPS.

Attempted house break-in

Gladstone Street - Saturday, at 02:00
Two men managed to climb onto the balcony of a first floor apartment. They were noticed by a neighbour and fled after he had shouted at them.
Not reported to SAPS.

Attempted house break-in

Buxton Avenue - Thursday, at 17:40
Details of attempted house break-in not available.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Trespassing - ARREST

Belmont Avenue - Thursday, at 17:10
A man was caught on a property and was arrested. No details available.
Reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - without a weapon 1

Hiddingh Avenue - Wednesday, at 17:05
An elderly couple were mugged by four men who then fled in the direction of Gardens.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Berkley Street - Wednesday, at 10:50
An OH Watch member witnessed a man breaking into a car and called Watchcom. CBAR was dispatched and caught the suspect in the car.
Reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - without a weapon

Hiddingh Avenue - Wednesday, at 18:15
A chain was ripped from around a lady’s neck.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Lodge Road - Wednesday, at 00:15
Suspect broke into a garage, but fled when discovered by a security guard.
Not reported to SAPS.

Business robbery

Myrtle Street - Wednesday, between 06:00 and 18:00
Full details of the business robbery not available.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle 1

Wilkinson Street - Wednesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The rear window of a vehicle was broken and car tools were removed.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Labounere Street - Tuesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The back window of a vehicle was broken, but the alarm had not been triggered.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Marchmont Avenue - Monday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A motorised motorgate was lifted off its track and access gained to property. Two vehicles parked inside were ransacked and pocketable things like two pairs of sunglasses and charger cables were stolen.
Not reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Gladstone Street - Friday, between 06:00 and 18:00
Suspects climbed to a second floor flat via pipes. It is unknown what was taken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Buxton Avenue - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Exterior light-fittings were taken from a home.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Sophia Street - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
No force was used to enter the vehicle. The back seat of the vehicle was badly damaged in order to gain access to the boot. A yoga mat was taken from the boot.
Not reported to SAPS.