Neighbourhood News

| 04 Aug 2020

Cherry Wood Estate welcomes additional security measures

Cherry Wood Estate in Wyebank, Kloof recently received a security boost after partnering with Fidelity ADT on a security project to increase their safety measures

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| 29 Jul 2020

Suspect bust after stealing hospital bed

Port Elizabeth’s Community Information Centre (CIC) again proved its worth recently, when it coordinated a response to an alleged theft of a hospital bed in the suburb of Mt Croix

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| 29 Jul 2020

Suspect bust after stealing hospital bed

Port Elizabeth’s Community Information Centre (CIC) again proved its worth recently, when it coordinated a response to an alleged theft of a hospital bed in the suburb of Mt Croix

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| 27 Jul 2020

LPR Camera implemented in Newlands West

Following recent reports of an increase in criminal activity within the Newlands area, the community made a collective effort to address the issue by partnering with private security company, Fidelity ADT

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| 27 Jul 2020

Hermanus stands together, to help look for missing girl

The Hermanus community stood together in solidarity when a report of a missing girl was recently shared on a community WhatsApp group

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| 27 Jul 2020

Team work leads to arrest of Glendinningvale suspects

Coordinated teamwork led to the arrest of two suspects after they allegedly tried to burgle a home in Glendinningvale recently

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| 24 Jul 2020

Home alarm system spoils the day for Beacon Bay housebreaking suspect

Residents of Beacon Bay have been reminded that home security measures should never be neglected

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| 23 Jul 2020

Morningside intruder nabbed

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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| 16 Jul 2020

Klapmuts drug bust

A joint enforcement operation in Klapmuts this week led to the arrest of a suspect on a drugs related charge

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| 16 Jul 2020

Armed response officer ‘trusts his instinct’ and helps recover stolen vehicle

When an armed response officer in Port Elizabeth spotted a vehicle standing in the same spot for two days without rims or tyres, he knew that something was amiss and he raised the alarm

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| 16 Jul 2020

J’Bay business owners grateful for quick response

Business owners along St Croix Street have praised local armed response officers for their quick response, which led to the apprehension of a suspect while he was in the process of burgling three shops located next to each other

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| 16 Jul 2020

Quick response catches Natures Valley suspect in the act

A local property owner has praised an armed response officer for his quick response, which led to an alleged burglary suspect being caught in the act

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| 09 Jul 2020

Redhill intruder nabbed

The Greenwood Park 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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| 07 Jul 2020

Hermanus camera operators nab several suspects

Security camera operators at Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) were at it again when they were involved in three incidents recently, in which suspects were arrested (on 22 and 23 June 2020)

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| 07 Jul 2020

Teamwork leads to Plett arrest

A thief was apprehended by a Fidelity ADT officer recently after stealing a pram from Sanctuary Beach in Plettenberg Bay

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| 06 Jul 2020

Woodstock residents urged to remain vigilant

Residents across Woodstock have been reminded to exercise caution and to remain vigilant, after two separate arrests in the area in recent days

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| 03 Jul 2020

Business robbery suspect arrested in Kensington

Stolen goods were recovered and a suspect was arrested, following a recent business robbery in Kensington

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| 03 Jul 2020

‘Beast’ Mtawarira’s food parcel initiative welcomed in Phoenix

Fidelity Ambassador, Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira initiated a food parcel project to support the Phoenix residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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| 03 Jul 2020

Missing dogs located 6km away from their owners

Two missing dogs were located by an armed response officer in Wynberg this week, after he came across them while he was on patrol

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| 25 Jun 2020

Northern suburbs warned to be vigilant

Residents of the northern suburbs of Cape Town have been urged to remain vigilant, after an apparent increase in incidents of crime in the area

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| 25 Jun 2020

Truck hijackers ‘caught in the act’

Two alleged hijackers fled from a stolen truck in the Port Elizabeth Central area recently when they were spotted by two Fidelity ADT armed response officers shortly after committing the crime

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| 25 Jun 2020

Quick apprehension after early morning break-in in PE Central

A suspect was nabbed shortly after allegedly trying to break in at a chicken and meat outlet in PE Central recently

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| 22 Jun 2020

Port Elizabeth business robbery suspects nabbed

Three suspects were arrested in the Markman Industrial area recently, after they allegedly robbed a business premises in the area

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| 22 Jun 2020

Residential security measures should cover all buildings on your property

Residents of George have been reminded that home security measures should also cover other buildings on a property, such as tool-sheds or outhouse buildings

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| 18 Jun 2020

Empangeni officers ready to fight more than just crime

The local Empangeni Community Policing Forum (CPF) recently provided Officers from Fidelity ADT with additional masks as a gesture of their gratitude for their continued commitment and support

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| 17 Jun 2020

Claremont ‘wall jumper’ arrested

Residents of Claremont should keep the contact details of their armed response companies and the SAPS saved on their phones, so that they can quickly and easily raise the alarm in case of an emergency

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| 17 Jun 2020

Klapmuts farm trespasser arrested

Police in Klapmuts arrested one suspect in connection with trespassing on a farm in the area

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| 17 Jun 2020

“Blue Monday” for Wellington suspect

Wellington SAPS arrested a suspect recently, after he allegedly broke into a property on End Street

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| 17 Jun 2020

Team effort tracks down armed Sun Valley suspects

Two armed suspects were apprehended in the hills above Sun Valley, thanks to a coordinated effort from local armed response officers and neighborhood watch members

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| 17 Jun 2020

Three Hermanus arrests in one night

A member of the Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) team proved to be a real thorn in the side for local criminals recently, when he helped in the arrest of no less than three suspects in one night

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| 11 Jun 2020

Parow robbery suspect learns the hard way - “Smile, you are on camera”

Police in Parow have been able to arrest a suspect in connection with a business robbery in the area earlier this week (Monday 1 June 2020)

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| 11 Jun 2020

Suspects arrested with stolen property in Capri Village

Two suspects were arrested in Capri Village this week, and have been charged with possession of presumed stolen property as well as for breaking lockdown regulations

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| 11 Jun 2020

Teamwork leads to arrest of Camps Bay mugger

Teamwork and excellent collaboration between local security role-players led to the arrest of an alleged mugger in Camps Bay, five hours after he tried to rob a pedestrian in the area

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| 09 Jun 2020

Hermanus security cameras kept busy during lockdown

The network of CCTV security cameras that have been erected around Hermanus helped secure several arrests in recent days

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| 04 Jun 2020

PE residents urged to be vigilant and aware of opportunistic crime

Fidelity ADT has urged residents of Port Elizabeth to remain vigilant about home security during lockdown

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| 04 Jun 2020

Phoenix SPCA welcome sanitisation initiative

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, the Phoenix SPCA recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their facility

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| 04 Jun 2020

Suspects flee in Marburg

A private security officer has been praised for his quick response which ensured two suspect’s plans to break in to a Marburg transport company’s premises were thwarted

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| 26 May 2020

Security officers kept busy with several arrests during lockdown

Local security officers have arrested several suspects in and around Hermanus in recent days, on charges connected to the possession of drugs and suspected stolen items

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| 22 May 2020

Teamwork leads to arrest in Blanco

Communities that stand together and speak up when they see any act of criminality will be safer – even during the lockdown

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| 21 May 2020

PE Central Business Owners Urged To Remain Vigilant

Business owners in Port Elizabeth have been reminded to maintain their security measures during lockdown, and to make sure their property is protected with alarm systems that are working properly

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| 18 May 2020

Two incidents on R44 wine farms in the space of five hours

Local armed response officers responded to two separate incidents on wine farms along the R44 last weekend, in the space of just 5 hours

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| 15 May 2020

Suspects arrested with stolen property in Capri Village

Two suspects were arrested in Capri Village this week, and have been charged with possession of presumed stolen property as well as for breaking lockdown regulations

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| 13 May 2020

Quick response leads to arrest and recovery of stolen property

A local community security group has praised an armed response officer for his quick response, which led to the arrest of a suspect and the recovery of stolen property

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| 13 May 2020

SAPS station sanitisation a success

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, the Durban North SAPS recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their station

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| 08 May 2020

Hillary thief arrested

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

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| 06 May 2020

‘Slithering suspect’ stopped in its tracks by security supervisor

Security officers and supervisors associated with local armed response and community safety initiatives have been hard at work throughout the lockdown thus far, but little did one of them know that he would end up having to deal with a whole new type of ‘suspect’

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| 06 May 2020

Handbag thief nabbed in Mossel Bay

Residents of Mossel Bay are reminded that local armed response companies are still on duty and responding to emergencies during lockdown

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| 05 May 2020

Armed shoplifter apprehended in Margate

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

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| 29 Apr 2020

PE officer receives praise from local resident

A Fidelity ADT officer received praise after aiding a resident who had a seizure at his home in Sunridge Park recently

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| 29 Apr 2020

Four suspects arrested in Hermanus

A local private security company was involved in arresting four suspects recently, after two trespassers and two thieves were caught and apprehended

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| 29 Apr 2020

Pinetown suspect caught by specialised unit

A Pinetown thief has been apprehended by a specialised response unit officer who works for a private security company operating in the area

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| 29 Apr 2020

Kloof thieves apprehended by local officers

Two suspects were handed over for arrest after being apprehended by Fidelity ADT officers in Kloof last week

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| 28 Apr 2020

LPR camera recovers stolen car in Beacon Bay

A stolen vehicle was recovered in Beacon Bay recently, thanks to the network of security cameras covering large parts of the province

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| 28 Apr 2020

Sanitisation clean-up a huge success

A local Non-profit organisation (NPO) received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group this month following a request for the sanitisation of their Centre for Women amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus

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| 28 Apr 2020

Stolen vehicle recovered in Shauderville

The Community Information Centre (CIC) was again involved in recovering a stolen vehicle this month after operator Senobia van Rensburg received a WhatsApp alert

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| 03 Apr 2020

Security officer locates missing Wellington child, while on patrol in Brackenfell

A missing 8-year-old boy was found in Brackenfell last week, about a month after he was reported missing from his home in Wellington

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| 26 Mar 2020

Suspected copper ‘thief’ nabbed thanks to HPP team

A suspect was taken into custody recently on suspicion that he was in possession of stolen property

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| 26 Mar 2020

Trespassers caught in Kwaaiwater

Vigilance from a local security officer led to the apprehension of two suspects in Main Road this month

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| 26 Mar 2020

Glen Ashley intruder caught in kitchen

The Durban North 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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| 26 Mar 2020

Westville thief apprehended

 

The Westville 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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| 23 Mar 2020

Local sales rep steps in to prevent assault

A local Fidelity ADT sales representative recently received praise from a Community Policing Forum (CPF) member in recognition of his bravery and selflessness when stopping to assist and prevent an assault in the Wild en Weide area

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| 17 Mar 2020

Stolen items recovered in Walmer, Port Elizabeth

A local security officer responded to a premises in Walmer recently where he came across two suspects busy looting goods from a commercial building

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| 16 Mar 2020

Keurboomsriver Neighbourhood Watch receives welcome donation

The visibility of a neighbourhood watch in Keurboomsriver has been bolstered with the donation of six sets of magnetic decal posters from a private security company

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| 13 Mar 2020

Oubos MTB Marathon a safe success

A local primary school in George recently hosted a MTB Marathon / Fun Run event on Saturday, 29 February

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| 13 Mar 2020

Increased visible support for Forest Hill Neighbourhood Watch

The Forest Hill Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) recently received a welcome donation from a local private security company after a community signboard was donated

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| 09 Mar 2020

Joint Ops in Lyttelton leads to 3 arrests

A joint operation between Lyttelton SAPS, Tshwane Metro Police, Home affairs immigration service’s, Fidelity ADT and other private security companies from the area is making a positive impact

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Feb 2020

Tourists rescued by foot patrol officer

Famous for its scenic routes, Hermanus is known as a “bucket-list” destination for tourists visiting the Western Cape

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Feb 2020

Armed suspects arrested in PE Central

A Fidelity ADT officer responded to an alarm activation at a premises in Hirsch Ave, Port Elizabeth Central last week which led to the arrest of two suspects

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Feb 2020

Hermanus’ security cameras helps with more arrests

Hermanus should be proud of its hard-working and dedicated men and women who work tirelessly to keep the town safe

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| 27 Feb 2020

Joint collaboration to drive out crime in Richards Bay

Local security companies, SAPS and members of the Richards Bay Community Policing Forum (CPF) recently joined forces and conducted a collaborative operation in an effort to reduce criminal activity within the Richards Bay community

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Fidelity ADT | 25 Feb 2020

Armed copper thief flees Newlands West

A private security officer has been praised for his quick response which ensured a Newlands West resident was unharmed

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Fidelity ADT | 25 Feb 2020

Local reaction officer praised

A local Fidelity ADT officer recently received praise from an Umhlanga Rocks resident in recognition of his hard work and dedication towards keeping the area safe and secure

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Fidelity ADT | 25 Feb 2020

Specialised Response Unit curbs crime

The Specialised Response Unit (SRU) teams launched by Fidelity ADT actively address crime concerns, providing Durban residents with peace of mind

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Fidelity ADT | 24 Feb 2020

Community members fight back

In the suburbs of Port Elizabeth, The Vales Neighbourhood Watch partnered with Fidelity ADT following a spike in criminality within the Parsons Hill, Greenacres, Millard Grange, Mount Road and Perridgevale areas

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Fidelity ADT | 19 Feb 2020

WhatsApp alert leads to arrest of suspect in Kenilworth

An alert on a local community social media group led to the arrest of a suspect shortly after he and accomplices allegedly robbed a domestic worker in Kenilworth (on Thursday 16 January 2020 at around 07h20)

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Fidelity ADT | 19 Feb 2020

Teamwork and modern tech leads to two City Bowl arrests

Police and security officers in the Cape Town city bowl have been praised for their teamwork and the effective use of modern technology, which led to two arrests in the area in recent days

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Fidelity ADT | 19 Feb 2020

Trespassing and Arrest in Links Road Rondebosch

In the early hours of the morning on 11 January,  while monitoring the cameras in the dedicated RCID Communications Hub on Bishops campus, Fidelity ADT hub controller Pedro van As,  spotted a suspicious character walking down Links Road on the cameras

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Fidelity ADT | 18 Feb 2020

Suspect nabbed when returned to the ‘scene of the crime’

Security officers on duty in the Cape Town CBD nabbed a suspect early on Saturday morning, after he allegedly tried to force his way into a local fast-food outlet

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Fidelity ADT | 18 Feb 2020

Suspect arrested after Grassy Park house break-in

Team-work by two local armed response officers helped ensure that a suspect was arrested, shortly after he and an accomplice allegedly broke into a home on First Road in Grassy Park (Wednesday 22 January 2020, at around 13h24)

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Jan 2020

Team work leads to Mt Croix arrest

There has been high praise for local law enforcement and security agencies this week, whose team work led to the arrest of a suspect in Mt Croix

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Jan 2020

Stolen restaurant chairs returned

Two suspects were apprehended in Hermanus after being caught with stolen chairs from a local restaurant

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Jan 2020

Port Shepstone thief arrested

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

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Jan 2020

Margate trespassing thief arrested

A private security officer has been praised for his quick response and vigilance which led to the arrest of a suspected thief

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Jan 2020

Sharks Fun Day a success

The annual Sharks Fun Day took place on Saturday, 25 January at Jonsson Kings Park Stadium

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Jan 2020

Lotus Park shoplifters apprehended

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

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Fidelity ADT | 22 Jan 2020

HPP team looks back on a successful festive season

The past festive season has been a busy but successful period for the Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) team

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Fidelity ADT | 14 Jan 2020

New Years’ Day Arrest in J’ Bay

A suspect was arrested on New Year’s Day, after he was caught red-handed with alleged stolen items

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Fidelity ADT | 14 Jan 2020

Car fire contained at Cornubia Mall

On Thursday, 2nd January, a parked vehicle caught on fire at a local mall for reasons unknown to the owner or bystanders

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Fidelity ADT | 13 Jan 2020

LPR Camera implemented in Yellowwood Park

Following recent reports of an increase in criminal activity within the Yellowwood Park area, the community made a collective effort to address the issue by partnering with private security company, Fidelity ADT, and a state-of-the-art Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) camera was implemented as a proactive measure to enhance the safety of the community

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Fidelity ADT | 09 Jan 2020

Fish Hoek trespasser arrested

Armed response officers in Sunnydale, Fish Hoek were called out to a panic alarm activation on New Year’s Day

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Fidelity ADT | 17 Dec 2019

Hermanus security team scores big in the fight against crime

Several suspects were apprehended by members of the Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) team last month after CCTV operators identified suspicious activity at two well-known Hermanus locations

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Fidelity ADT | 13 Dec 2019

Safety takes priority at Uitenhage street carnival

The Fidelity ADT team assisted in keeping residents safe during the recently held Uitenhage Street Carnival, an event that marks the beginning of the festive season within the region

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Fidelity ADT | 13 Dec 2019

LPR camera recovers stolen car in Beacon Bay

A stolen vehicle was recovered in Beacon Bay recently, thanks to the network of security cameras covering large parts of the province

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Fidelity ADT | 12 Dec 2019

Manaba thief nabbed

A private security officer has been praised for his quick response and bravery which led to the arrest of a suspected thief

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Fidelity ADT | 28 Nov 2019

Business owners are reminded to check security systems

Business owners in and around George should remember to check their security systems before the busy holiday season arrives

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Fidelity ADT | 26 Nov 2019

Foot patrols enhance neighbourhood safety

A private security patroller has been praised for his vigilance which resulted in two suspects fleeing the Meer en See area before they could get up to no good

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Fidelity ADT | 26 Nov 2019

Rooftop trespasser caught

A private security officer has been praised for his quick response which led to the arrest of a trespasser

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Fidelity ADT | 26 Nov 2019

Suspect arrested after break-in at PE crèche

A quick and well-coordinated response from security and law enforcement agencies ensured that a suspect was arrested, just minutes after he allegedly broke in at a crèche in town

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Fidelity ADT | 12 Nov 2019

Suspects arrested near Kraal Rock with ‘stolen’ items

Two suspects have been arrested by Hermanus police on a charge that they allegedly stole various items from a home in Voëlklip a few days ago

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Fidelity ADT | 12 Nov 2019

Rooftop thief apprehended

A private security officer has been praised for his quick response which led to the arrest of an intruder

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