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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UNLAWFULLY CONNECTED ELECTRICAL CABLE

Between 16 Oct and 17 Oct in Benoni area, the EMPD Anti-Cable Theft, Equestrian Unit Members, CoE Energy department Technicians and other Law Enforcers, salvaged illegally connected electrical cables and two (2) suspects found with alleged imitation goods, were arrested during the crime prevention operations.On Friday between 08:00 and 14h00 in Benoni area, at the corner of Apex and Mainreef, the EMPD Anti-Cable Theft Unit Squad, CoE Energy department Technicians and other Law Enforcers made a turn at Msholozi informal settlement following numerous complaints from members of the community nearby…

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R20K WORTH OF NARCOTICS SEIZED

On Wednesday (07 Oct) between 09:00 and 15h00 in Germiston, Wattville, Benoni and Actonville areas during the crime prevention operation/s, the EMPD Drug Enforcement Unit Squad apprehended five (5) male suspects and different kinds of narcotics, were confiscated.At 09:15 in Germiston area, the suspicious 37-year old found idling, at the corner of Milne and President was nabbed and marched to Germiston police station, after Officers uncovered 1x plastic with liquid G, 1x glass tube containing a crystal substance, 1x black pipe with traces of drugs valued at R1500.Between 12h00 and…

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FOUR SUSPECTED ROBBERS ARRESTED

On the 28th of September 2020 at 13h00 in Brakpan area, the Kwa-Thema EMPD precinct Officers on their way to report for afternoon duties, came across a reported stolen motor vehicle (robbed in Honeydew last year(2019 in the month of June), suspected of being involved in a spate of house robberies, around the City.When four (4) male occupants between the ages of 37 and 42, in the circulated blue Ford Focus (hatch back) noticed a branded EMPD motor vehicle approaching, they imagined being behind bars and sped off inconsiderately, on…

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ILLEGALLY CONNECTED ELECTRIC CABLES REMOVED

On 22 and 23 of September 2020 in Boksburg area, various EMPD Units, SAPS, CoE Energy and two (2) private Security companies conducted an operation regarding illegally installed electricity cables in Delmore Park, Jerusalem and Angelo, the mini-sub stations where connected with illegitimate copper cables and forged pylons which were removed.Wit Deep road between Commissioner and Main Reef, including Main Reef road between Pretoria and Homestead, flow of traffic was closed from 08:00 to 16h00 on the 22 of September2020, during the operation. However residents who seemed not pleased about…

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EMPD OFFICERS CONDUCTED CRUCIAL ARRESTS

Between 25 and 26 September 2020 in Boksburg, Daveyton and Putfontein areas, the EMPD’s Equestrian and Freeway Unit Members, arrested sixteen (16) male wrongdoers, wherein motorists found to be driving under the influence of alcohol, narcotics wer seized and a reported hi-jacked sedan was recovered.On Friday at 10am in Daveyton area, patrolling EMPD Equestrian Unit Officers stopped and searched a suspicious blue Toyota Corolla sedan, with four (4) occupants between the ages of 21 and 41, on Titon road. The four culprits were handcuffed, after 200x knotted plastics of nyaope…

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COMPANY CONDUCTING ILLEGAL RECYCLING

The City of Ekurhuleni has obtained a court order to halt operations at the Steel Sheeting Company based in Wadeville following complaints of unbearable stench caused by illegal recycling and manufacturing operations.The company buys recyclable plastic from waste collectors and then it washes and recycles that collected plastic turning it into plastic granules that can be used to manufacture plastic furniture.The procedure was initiated on 18 September 2020, wherein the officials from the City’s Environment Resources Department together with Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) and South African Revenue Services (SARS…

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TRT AND EMPD RESPOND SWIFTLY TO CIT ROBBERY

On 23 September 2020, two alleged cash-in-transit robbers have been arrested while five were fatally wounded during a shootout with police following a cash-in-transit robbery at Dawn Park (Boksburg) this morning. Some of the stolen money was recovered while four firearms with ammunition and three vehicles suspected to be stolen have also been seized.It is reported that this morning just after 08:30 a CIT robbery was committed at Galahad Road in Dawn Park where an unknown number of suspects robbed security guards of an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing…

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VANDALISATION OF TOMBSTONES

Case 120/09/2020 for vandalisation of Tombstones has been opened in the Vosloorus Police Station. A complainant Mr Koena Kgomo (56) who is an Employee of the City of Ekurhuleni confirmed that when he knocked-off on (Wednesday) September 2, 2020 at the Vosloorus Cemetery, everything was still in order. The following day he didn’t patrol because there were no duties to be performed, but on (Friday) September 4, 2020 about 8:00 in the morning he did a routine check and that’s when he discovered the vandalised graves, upon proper inspection, he…

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