Neighbourhood News

FIDELITY ADT | 07 Jul 2021

Suspects targeting nursery schools in Centurion and Pretoria East areas

Fidelity ADT is alerting all nursery schools in the Centurion & Pretoria East areas to be aware of suspects who are targeting parents fetching their children from nursery schools

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FIDELITY ADT | 06 Jul 2021

Community social media page helps in recovery of stolen TV

The quick and responsible use of social media can play a big part in the fight against crime

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FIDELITY ADT | 06 Jul 2021

Lester Road car theft suspect arrested

A suspect was arrested by Wynberg police earlier this week (Wednesday 9 June 2021 at around 00h40am) when he allegedly broke into a parked car in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 23 Jun 2021

Month end weekend provides easy pickings for criminals

Fidelity ADT has issued a warning to residents to remain vigilant as the month-end weekend approaches

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 May 2021

New Germany suspect apprehended

The Pinetown South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 May 2021

Bloubosrand gets advanced surveillance cameras

Criminals and syndicates often use vehicles when they target a community as this allows them to quickly enter the area, commit a crime and get out again

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 May 2021

"Human detection" camera nabs repeat offender in Goedemoed

Police in Durbanville recently arrested a suspect in Goedemoed, after he triggered a security camera installed in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 May 2021

Saldanha suspect nabbed after copper cable theft

Police have taken one suspect into custody, after he and an accomplice allegedly stole copper cables from a cement factory outside Saldanha

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 May 2021

Suspect in Fourways robbery syndicate caught

An extensive investigation into the recent spate of burglaries within the greater Fourways areas, has led to the apprehension of one suspect believed to have been closely involved in the burglaries

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Apr 2021

Suspect arrested after assault of elderly resident

Hermanus police have arrested a 16-year-old suspect in connection with an alleged burglary at a home in Voëlklip last week (Tuesday 13 April 2021)

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FIDELITY ADT | 23 Apr 2021

Crime spike in Centurion - Fidelity ADT urges residents to be vigilant

In the past two weeks there has been an increase in the number of house break-ins  in Centurion

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FIDELITY ADT | 23 Apr 2021

Eyes and ears on the community - Valhalla

Community security is not just about reacting to incidents that occur in your neighbourhood

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Apr 2021

Kloof suspect caught

The Kloof South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Apr 2021

Rooftop intruder apprehended in Margate

The Margate South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Apr 2021

Hermanus camera teams help in 3 arrests

Three suspects have been arrested in Hermanus in recent days, in connection with separate incidents

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Apr 2021

Wavecrest Watch receives welcome donation

Visibility is a key element in the effectiveness of any neighbourhood watch

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Apr 2021

Richards Bay thief apprehended

The Richards Bay South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Apr 2021

Hermanus bicycle thief caught

A bicycle thief was apprehended on Wednesday, 31 March following the quick response and intervention from the Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) team

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Apr 2021

Pinetown copper pipe thief apprehended

The Pinetown South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Mar 2021

Smile, you are on camera

Two suspects were apprehended earlier this month after they were spotted by local camera operators

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Mar 2021

Hermanus trolley arrests

Two suspects were arrested in town in separate incidents recently, after they were both spotted pushing shopping trolleys

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Mar 2021

School sanitisation a success 

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, Reservoir Hills Secondary School recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their school

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 Mar 2021

Baakens Valley community clean-up

Local armed response officers and members of the community conducted a successful clean-up operation in the Baakens Valley area on Friday, 5 March after recent complaints of illegal activity in the vicinity

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 Mar 2021

Hermanus security teams makes four arrests

Excellent team work between armed response and local security teams in Hermanus made sure that four suspects were arrested in recent days, on charges relating to theft and also the possession of drugs and of suspected stolen items

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 Mar 2021

Security officers honored

The United Police Force (UPF) recently visited the Fidelity ADT offices in Pinetown to honor their armed response and guarding officers

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Feb 2021

HPP officers assist with the recovery of stolen goods

Stolen building materials with an estimated value of R15 000 were recovered this week, after two suspects were located with these items

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Feb 2021

All in a day’s work for Hermanus manager

Working for an armed response company means your day is spent mostly responding to acts of crime

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Feb 2021

Shoplifters and alleged burglar caught in Hermanus

Three suspects were caught in two separate incidents recently after suspicious activities were noticed by Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) patrollers and CCTV operators

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Feb 2021

Officer praised for quick response to medical emergency

A Margate family has expressed their gratitude for the rapid response of a local Armed Response Officer who recently assisted them during a medical emergency

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Feb 2021

Greyville intruder apprehended

The Greyville South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Feb 2021

Morningside trespasser nabbed

The Sydenham South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 24 Feb 2021

Humewood community unite against crime

A community, teamwork approach to crime fighting has proven its worth across the country

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Feb 2021

Alert around follow homes after Ballyclare incident

Residents in the Bryanston and surrounding areas are advised to remain vigilant, as reports of criminals committing violent crimes have been reported

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Feb 2021

Be cautious when receiving deliveries at home

Fidelity ADT warns about an increase in courier vans being targeted in the West Rand

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Feb 2021

Copper thief in Rynfield caught

On the 26 January at approximately 07:50 Fidelity ADT responded to a business robbery reported in Rynfield, Benoni

On arrival, Fidelity ADT Reaction Officer Manqoba and Kenneth discovered that a single male suspect went to the driveway, where he proceeded to force open the electric box and cut off some copper wire

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Feb 2021

Gate motor theft on the increase in Elma Park

Several incidents of gate motor theft in Elma Park, has led Fidelity ADT’s Community Development Manager, Renee Coltham, to issue a warning to residents to seriously consider increasing their security measures on gates and motors

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Feb 2021

Cellphone snatcher in Parkwood nabbed

Lockdown has spurred a new trend in opportunistic crime – cellphone snatching

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Feb 2021

53 suspects arrested and two firearms confiscated in Roodepoort

A joint operation with Roodepoort SAPS, Fidelity Specialised Intervention Unit (SIU),  in collaboration with CPF sector 2 & 3, Block watches and other security companies in the area,  over a 3-day period, has resulted in the arrest of 53 suspects and the confiscation of three firearms

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Feb 2021

Rooftop intruder apprehended in Phoenix

The Phoenix South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Feb 2021

Four Hermanus criminals caught in one week

Members from the Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) team managed to apprehend four suspects in two separate incidents this week

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Feb 2021

Chance encounter leads to North End Prison drug bust

An armed response officer happened to stumble onto a drug delivery in progress at a local prison recently

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Feb 2021

Morningside thief apprehended and stolen bicycle recovered

The Berea South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Feb 2021

Fundraiser event in Plett a huge success

A fundraising event was held in the Market Square in Plettenberg Bay which involved various security stakeholders including Fidelity ADT and the Plettenberg Bay Crime Prevention Association (PBCPA)

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Feb 2021

Suspects arrested after stealing food in PE

Team work by local armed response officers ensured that two suspects were taken into custody, shortly after they tried to steal food from a children’s home

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Jan 2021

A successful start for the HPP team

The year started on a good note for local security teams, with two incidents in and around Hermanus

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Jan 2021

WhatsApp message leads to Plett arrest

A suspect was arrested in Plettenberg Bay this week (Monday 18 January 2021) after he and a number of accomplices allegedly tried to burgle homes in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Jan 2021

Fighting crime is a hands on approach

Following several recent community site visits, a local security company reaffirmed the importance of a hands on approach to fighting crime

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Jan 2021

Kloof security hut gets a makeover

The Fidelity ADT security hut situated in Fairview Road, Kloof recently received a complete makeover thanks to the generosity of the local community

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Jan 2021

Proactive patrols lead to Summerstrand drug arrest

Humewood police arrested three suspects recently, after they were caught with drugs in their possession

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Jan 2021

Violent mugging leads to arrest in Summerstrand

A suspect was arrested in Summerstrand after he was identified as the culprit involved in a violent mugging which took place in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Jan 2021

New guarding site launched in Glenwood

Fidelity ADT recently partnered with Glenwood residents to address crime concerns in the area and launched a Localised Security Scheme (LSS) based on the corner of Princess Alice Avenue and Sir Duncan Road

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Jan 2021

Stolen vehicle recovered in PE Central

A stolen vehicle was recovered in the centre of town this December, thanks to the alert vigilance of a patrolling armed response officer

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FIDELITY ADT | 14 Jan 2021

Toti thief apprehended and stolen goods recovered

The Amanzimtoti South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 14 Jan 2021

Hermanus officers kept busy during festive period

Hermanus Public Protection (HPP), a ratepayer funded initiative, in partnership with Fidelity ADT assisted in at least six arrests during the past December holiday period

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Dec 2020

Another Margate trespasser apprehended this month

The Margate South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Dec 2020

Residential security measures should include vehicle safety

Residents of George have been reminded that home security measures should also cover vehicles on a property

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Dec 2020

Umbilo SAPS sanitisation a success

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, the Umbilo South African Police Services (SAPS), recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their facilities

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Dec 2020

Stolen goods recovered in Durban North

Stolen goods were recovered in Ronaldo Road, Glen Hills after two Fidelity ADT officers spotted a suspect carrying a flat screen television in the early hours of the morning recently

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Dec 2020

Historic George site thanks security company for its work

The Old Toll House found at Montagu Pass recently honored a local armed response company for their services in keeping the famous premises safe

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 Dec 2020

North End theft suspect arrested

A suspect was arrested early on Wednesday morning (around 03

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FIDELITY ADT | 09 Dec 2020

Poachers arrested after CCTV intervention

Excellent teamwork between HPP CCTV Operators and patrollers led to the arrest of two suspected poachers in Hermanus recently

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FIDELITY ADT | 09 Dec 2020

World Aids Day event a success

A community meeting commemorating World Aids Day was held on Tuesday, 1 December at the Pinetown Library Centre and saw various community role players in attendance

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Dec 2020

Stolen Tamboerskloof bikes recovered in Oranjezicht

Two suspects were arrested by police early on Friday morning (20 November) after they were spotted in the city bowl with suspected stolen bicycles

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FIDELITY ADT | 04 Dec 2020

Margate thief apprehended

The Margate South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 04 Dec 2020

South End suspects arrested after robbery

Four suspects were arrested by police recently, shortly after they allegedly committed a robbery in the South End area

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FIDELITY ADT | 03 Dec 2020

Stolen Tamboerskloof bikes recovered in Oranjezicht

Two suspects were arrested by police early on Friday morning (20 November) after they were spotted in the city bowl with suspected stolen bicycles

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FIDELITY ADT | 24 Nov 2020

Hout Bay suspects arrested after attempted break-in

A resident on Rochea Close raised the alarm this week, when he saw two unidentified suspects attempting to break into a property next door

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Nov 2020

Criminal elements keep Hermanus CCTV teams busy

Four suspects were arrested in and around Hermanus in separate incidents recently, and in each case the town’s network of CCTV security cameras proved instrumental

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Nov 2020

Thieves apprehended and stolen goods recovered

The local South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of two suspected thieves thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Nov 2020

Support for the Lorraine Neighbourhood Watch

Residents of Port Elizabeth enjoyed a day of good fun last weekend (Sunday 15 November) at a fundraising event organised in aid of the Lorraine Neighbourhood Watch

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Nov 2020

Response from WhatsApp group leads to arrest

Two local armed response officers managed to apprehend a suspect in the Hermanus Industrial area, after responding to an alert from the Hermanus Neighbourhood Watch WhatsApp group

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Nov 2020

Teamwork leads to arrest in Glenwood

The local South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the effective teamwork between a Fidelity ADT guard, armed response officer and the Community Control Room (CCR)

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Nov 2020

Jewellery stores targeted by armed robbers

Video surveillance footage has been shared on social media platforms following a spate of recent armed jewellery store robberies in Durban

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Nov 2020

Blanco security project – an example of great teamwork

Role-players in a local community security project say their teamwork approach should serve as an example to other communities

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Nov 2020

New Germany security initiative a great success

Fidelity ADT recently partnered with residents from the Berkshire Downs Active Residents (BDAR) association to make New Germany a safe place

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FIDELITY ADT | 05 Nov 2020

Port Shepstone suspect nabbed

The Port Shepstone South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Oct 2020

Fidelity ADT clinches two accolades

Fidelity ADT’s Durban branch were recently awarded two Golden Arrow Awards for ‘the security company doing the most to combat crime’ and for ‘the best security company’ in PMR

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Oct 2020

Kragga Kamma Park implements new CCTV cameras

A local community in Port Elizabeth received new security cameras from a private security company this week following a request for a security assessment earlier this year

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Fidelity ADT | 23 Oct 2020

A new era for Hermanus as a public safety initiative kicks off in November

Localised security and public safety efforts are instrumental in keeping any town and community safe

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Oct 2020

Newlands thief nabbed

The Newlands South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 21 Oct 2020

Arrested Hout Bay suspect linked with a second incident

A suspect was arrested in Hout Bay last week (Wednesday 14 October 2020 at around 12h30) after he allegedly trespassed at a property in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Oct 2020

Mobile Trailer deployed in Umdloti

A key focus area for private security companies is the importance of showing high visibility in the suburbs in which they operate without compromising on service delivery

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Oct 2020

Camera operators nab suspects with ‘stolen’ goods

Security camera operators in Hermanus helped in the arrest of two suspects a few days back, after they were found in possession of suspected stolen goods

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Oct 2020

Suspect caught after robbing PE student

A suspect was apprehended shortly after he and an accomplice allegedly robbed a student at knifepoint

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FIDELITY ADT | 06 Oct 2020

Community Control Room helps to recover suspicious vehicle

The Community Control Room (CCR) played an integral part in a recent arrest after a suspicious vehicle was identified and the relevant security stakeholders were notified

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FIDELITY ADT | 28 Sep 2020

New hi-tech security camera in Theesecombe community

A small community in Port Elizabeth can now rest assured in knowing that brand-new security cameras are on duty to protect them

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FIDELITY ADT | 28 Sep 2020

Durban based Community Control Room curbs crime

The Durban based Community Control Room (CCR), launched by Fidelity ADT a few years ago, has recently been refurbished

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Sep 2020

Suspect nabbed twice after returning to the scene of the crime

Returning to the scene of the crime turned out to be a very bad idea for one suspect, when he was apprehended in Hermanus earlier this week (Tuesday 15 September 2020) when he went back to the same area where he had committed a burglary hours earlier

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FIDELITY ADT | 21 Sep 2020

School sanitisation a success

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, Berea West Senior Primary recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their school

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Sep 2020

Suspects arrested after Walmer stabbing and robbery

Police have taken two suspects into custody in connection with a stabbing incident in Walmer, on Friday 11 September 2020

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Sep 2020

Three Hermanus arrests in one week

A local armed response officer managed to apprehend three suspects in the space of one week, after responding to two separate alarm activations in Aberdeen and Flower Streets respectively

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Sep 2020

Armed Robbery foiled at Cresta Shopping Centre.

The quick reactions of a Fidelity ADT Security Officer have foiled an attempted robbery at Cresta Shopping Centre today

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Sep 2020

Community Control Room's proactive approach leads to arrest

The Community Control Room (CCR) played an integral part in a recent arrest after a suspect was apprehended by a Fidelity ADT officer in Kloof

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Sep 2020

Forest Hill Watch receives welcome donation

Visibility is a key element of the effectiveness of any neighbourhood watch

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Sep 2020

Morningside thief apprehended

The Mayville South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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Fidelity ADT | 27 Aug 2020

Suspects nabbed in Mount Road past curfew, with ‘stolen’ copper pipes

Police in Mount Road took two suspects into custody recently after they were intercepted by patrolling armed response officers, while walking through the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Aug 2020

ATM crimes and ‘card swapping’ in Hermanus an ongoing concern

Residents and visitors to Hermanus have been warned of an apparent increased occurrence of ATM crimes and ‘card swapping’

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Aug 2020

Fidelity ADT clinches two accolades

Fidelity ADT’s South Coast branch was recently named “the best security company” and “the security company doing the most to fight crime in the region,” winning two Golden Arrow awards in PMR

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Aug 2020

Thief apprehended and stolen goods recovered

The local South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Aug 2020

Suspects arrested in Hermanus CBD

Hermanus security officers arrested three suspects in and around town in recent days, thanks to the support provided by CCTV cameras erected around the area

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