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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.
Serving the Community, Burgundy Estate. At approximately 01h20, while patrolling, Shift Commander Swanepoel noticed an ER24 Ambulance leaving the Checkers parking lot. He made an attempt to catch up with them but they turned left into Tygerbergvalley Road, towards Bothasig. Shortly after, Armed Response Officer Hugo informed Shift Commander Swanepoel that the same ambulance was at a convenience store in Bothasig. He instructed Officer Hugo to go and assist where he could. According to the driver, they were looking for a patient but couldn’t find him. In the meantime, Shift Commander Swanepoel returned to the Checkers and checked the loading area. He found the patient the medics were looking for. The males were busy offloading goods from the truck when one of the containers fell over on top of the patient, pinning his hips and legs. He informed officers at the convenience store in Bothasig. ER24 and officers arrived at the scene shortly after. Medics assessed the patient. With the assistance from the trucks hydraulic lift, they were able to get the patient out from under the container and onto a gurney. He was transported to Louis Leipoldt for further treatment.