Hijacked vehicle found

Man arrested in possession of a hijacked motor vehicle The Katlehong SAPS on the 9th of January 2021 arrested a 36 year old man at Kwanele Section in Katlehong. Police were conducting a stop and search roadblock around Kwanele section when they spotted a white Hyundai H100 truck which appeared to be suspicious to them. Police forced the driver to pull over in order to search him. The driver was searched and during the search an investigation was also instigated, the police discovered that the vehicle was hijacked in Klipriver…

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THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED

Gauteng Traffic Police arrest three suspects in Alberton for dealing in dagga The Gauteng Traffic Police have arrested three suspects on Thursday 14 Jan, for dealing in dagga in Alberton North near Funny Farm, Ekurhuleni corridor. The three male suspects aged 30, 40 and 44 respectively were arrested for unlawful possession of dagga estimated at a street value of +- R50,000.00. The suspects were detained at Alberton police station and were expected to appear at the Palm Ridge Magistrate Court on Friday morning to face charges relating to unlawful possession…

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Gauteng Traffic Police condemn the reckless behavior of a driver after failing to comply with a lawful instruction

The Gauteng Traffic Police condemn with contempt the reckless behavior of a driver after failing to comply with a reasonable and lawful instruction from an officer. This follows an arrest of a 38 year old male on Wednesday for reckless and negligent driving, failure to obey a lawful instruction from a traffic officer and driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor. The incident took place at De Deur, Rose Road in the vicinity of Meyerton, Sedibeng district. A member of Gauteng Traffic Police stopped the vehicle after noticing that the…

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R5K WORTH OF NARCOTICS

THAN R5K WORTH OF NARCOTICS SEIZED AND THE SUSPECT HANDCUFFED – IN ELSBURG AREA On Saturday (05 Dec) during the crime prevention operation in Elsburg area, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) Drug Enforcement Unit Members, apprehended a male suspect and narcotics worth more than five thousand rands (R5000), were confiscated. At 11:15, a suspicious looking 37-year old found idling at the corner of Van Den Berg and Kerk, was frisked and handcuffed after 12x ziplocks of crystal meth, 11x ziplocks of khat and 10x sealed glass tubes valued at…

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UNLICENSED HANDGUN SEIZED

On Saturday (21 Nov) in Vosloorus area during the crime prevention operation and high visibility with other Law Enforcers, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) Specialized Task Team Members, arrested a male suspect and an unlicensed firearm with ammunition, was confiscated. At 11:30, the suspicious 43-year old male cornered on Khoza street, was approached and frisked where the EMPD crime fighting Team uncovered a 9mm Glock pistol with serial numbers tempered with, a magazine and 10x live rounds. The lawbreaker facing charges of, possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition, was…

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THREE FOUND IN POLICE UNIFORM

THREE FOUND IN POLICE UNIFORM WITH UNLICENSED FIREARMS FOLLOWING AN ATTEMPTED TRUCK ROBBERY – NABBED IN THEMBISA AREA Yesterday (11 Nov) between Kempton Park and Thembisa areas, the EMPD North Region Task Team and Thembisa precinct Officers, arrested three (3) male suspects facing charges of impersonating Officers, fail to stop as instructed by Officers in uniform, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition with attempted truck hijacking/robbery. At 14h10 in Kempton Park area, patrolling EMPD Members tried to stop and render assistance, to a white VW Polo sedan (thought to be…

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WANTED MAN ARRESTED

The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) has this morning arrested one of the most wanted suspects in Ekurhuleni and rescued two kidnapped women in a raid at a house in Bedfordview. The women had gone missing from their home over a week ago and had been reported as missing to the police. Days of intense investigations led the EMPD to a house in Bedfordview where they found the two missing women, stolen items including a police cap, a motorcycle and IT equipment including a laptop belonging to the Gauteng Provincial…

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CABLE THEFT

On Thursday (05 Nov) in Boksburg area, acting on a tip off from concerned members of the community, the EMPD Anti-Cable Theft Unit and Combined Private Investigators Members, rushed to the given address and three (3) male suspects found fiddling with an electrical sub-station, were handcuffed and marched to Boksburg north police station. At 19h00 on Barris road in Witfield suburb, three (3) suspicious characters in a parked white Light Delivery Vehicle (Nissan NP200) branded with 2x small City Power Johannesburg door stickers, who are 19, 27 and 44-years of…

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FOUR INTRUDERS LOCKED

Yesterday (24 Oct) in Palmridge area, the EMPD First Response and Anti-Land Invasion Units Members, arrested four (4) females and the male suspects, before they were detained at Eden Park police station. Charges in relation to, damage to property and encroaching, were levelled against the quartet. Responding to a complaint from the City Of Ekurhuleni Officials, about four (4) half-finished houses being broken into and invading at Palmridge extension 21 by R550 road, the two (2) specialized EMPD Teams reacted and at 10:30, three (3) females and a male who…

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OPERATIONS YIELD FIVE ARRESTS

On 17 Oct between 12h00 and midnight in Edenvale and Primrose areas, the EMPD Drug Enforcement, Southern Region First Response Units, Germiston North Precinct Officers and the South African Police Service Members arrested five (5) male suspects and confiscated large quantities of narcotics along with illegally kept liquor. At 16h00 in Edenvale area, following an intensified four (4) hours surveillance by the EMPD Anti-Drugs Squad, a 45-year old male caught by his flat on Van Riebeck avenue, with 40x packets of khat, 1x pack and 2x ziplocks of crystal meth…

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