Report for Week 4 of October 2023

Weekly Crime Report – 23 October to 29 October 2023

Wednesday 25 October 2023

06h13 – A Lavis Crescent resident requested Armed Response assistance for a person who refused to leave the premises 

  • Armed Response dispatched
  • Armed Response arrives on site, unable to contact resident spoke to other residents of the premises, who confirmed they have no knowledge of the incident.
  • Control Room Operator attempts to contact the resident 
  • Armed Response reports did a patrol of the residence all in order

12h24 – Brooklyn Residents reported a shooting incident near a Brooklyn Supermarket.  Three suspects robbed the premises and attempted to flee by hijacking a vehicle they shot the driver and escaped on foot.  On attempting to hijack the vehicle one of the suspects was shot by a passer-by in another vehicle. 

  • Armed Response and Alpha 1 did a sweep of the area but could not find the suspects
  • SAPS and Law Enforcement on scene
  • Armed Response resumed patrols 

Thursday 26 October 2023

14h53 – Armed Response reports an abandoned vehicle parked in front of a Clinic in the parking area.  Silver Ford.  Damage indicates vehicle was probably stolen, and now abandoned.

  • CoCT Emergency contacted to notify SAPS and Traffic.  Ref:  1001790659

Friday 27 October 2023

17h07 – A Bolmear Road Resident reported an injured person in front of a residence

  • Armed Response dispatched
  • The resident confirms a well-dressed male with a head injury and bleeding heavily is lying outside his gate.  Then reported the person got up and started running up and down the road.
  • Armed Response updated 
  • Armed Response on site checks road and surrounding area and finds no sign of the suspect
  • Armed Response confirms all in order at time of patrol 
  • Resident informed

19h03 – A Madeira Street resident requested Armed Response assistance as multiple males are entering another Madeira Street property armed with makeshift weapons.  Suspects appear to be very aggressive

  • Armed Response dispatched to assess and report
  • CoCT Emergency contacted to request SAPS. Ref:  100179080
  • Armed Response on scene, and reports that he notes four males speaking with the resident of said property.
  • Armed Response instructed to stay in area until SAPS arrives, in case situation escalates
  • Armed Response reports suspects left premises, and area.
  • Armed Response returns to patrols

Saturday 28 October 2023

16h21 – A Wymess Resident requested Armed Response assist for a female suspect causing a commotion.  Law Enforcement contacted, who confirmed a vehicle has been dispatched.

  • Armed Response dispatched
  • Armed Response Officers on scene, and report the female is nude, and still trying to get into the property.
  • CoCT Emergency contacted, who confirms Law Enforcement is still in route
  • Law enforcement arrived and 
  • Armed Response Officers resumed their patrols

Sunday 29 October 2023

05h40 – Armed Response reported a huge fire in Vasco Park, requests Fire Services on scene

  • Armed response on site removing vagrants from scene
  • Brooklyn Fire Department contacted and Fire Services dispatched
  • Armed Response Reports Fire Services on scene and proceeds with normal duties

14h39 – A Blaauwberg Road resident requests assistance with a neighbor spray painting his vehicle

  • Armed Response dispatched
  • Armed Response arrives on scene and requests the neighbor to stop, and the neighbor complied
  • Armed Response informs the neighbor that if he starts it again, Law Enforcement will be contacted



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