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23 August 2019 Monte Vista

Monte Vista Crime Trend. Area Manager M Marais received a call from District Central regarding a adult male that committed potential credit card fraud at the service station in Monte Vista. Upon arrival, the cashier identified the male and Officer Marais asked him to step outside so they could have a word. Response Manager Mouton went into the store and spoke to the cashiers in the shop. Goodwood SAPS were dispatched and arrived at the premises at 06h58. They spoke to the male suspect, along with two other individual’s that were identified by the staff. One female and two males were detained and taken away for further investigation.

21 August 2019 Monte Vista

Serving the Community, Monte Vista. At approximately 11h13 District Central received information regarding pitbulls attacking a person in Baracouta Street, Monte Vista. At 11h15, Shift Commander de Kock and Response Officer Tietz arrived at the scene. They found road workers and another gentleman tying up the dog and trying to calm it down. Shift Commander de Kock requested assistance from emergency services. Officer Tietz managed to calm the dog down, while officers de Kock and Wessels attended to the gentleman who was attacked. According to a witness, 2 pitbulls were running in the road, perfectly friendly; a local vet stopped and had asked for assistance to put a leash on one of the dogs. The female was then loaded into the vehicle and it was reported that the male started going berserk. ER24 arrived at the scene at 11h51 and took over caring for the patient. The patient was then taken to Bothasig clinic and then Goodwood SAPS arrived at the scene. SPCA did not have anyone available to send out. The owner of the dogs was informed and she made her way to the scene.