The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Category: Crime

Sea Point Telkom Robbery Foiled; Four Suspects Arrested

File photo of a unrelated retail robbery.

A swift response by Cape Town Law Enforcement officers led to the arrest of four armed robbery suspects shortly after they targeted the Telkom store in Sea Point this morning. Officers were alerted to the robbery in progress. Upon patrolling the area, they identified a vehicle matching the witness descriptions and apprehended the suspects. Two […]

Parklands Woman Stabbed in Cellphone Robbery

Stock photo by Thanh Tran.

TABLE VIEW – Police were called to a brutal crime scene at the corners of Gie- and Circle Road in Parklands shortly before 20:00 on Sunday, March 17th, 2024. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unidentified woman suffering from multiple stab wounds. The officers’ immediate focus was securing medical help for the victim, who was rushed […]

Petrol Attendant Accused of Stealing R400 000 with Skimming Device

File photo of a skimming device.

MIDDELBURG, MPUMALANGA – A 32-year-old petrol attendant, a citizen of eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), is set to appear today before the Middelburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court. He faces charges of contravening South Africa’s Cybercrime Act 19 of 2020. The arrest took place on Monday, March 4, 2024, at Ultra City N4 Middelburg. It was carried out […]

City of Cape Town Deploys Advanced “Eye in the Sky” to Combat Crime

City of Cape Town Deploys Advanced “Eye in the Sky” to Combat Crime

New surveillance aircraft to take the fight against poaching, land invasions, fires, street racing, and gang incidents to the next level. (And if lucky maybe even UFOs!) The City of Cape Town’s Safety and Security Directorate is bolstering its crime prevention capabilities with the introduction of advanced aerial surveillance technology. Dubbed the “Eye in the […]

[WATCH] Firearms Expert Casts Doubt on Accidental Discharge Theory in ‘Rust’ Shooting

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed outside court.

SANTA FE, NM – Testimony by a renowned firearms expert in the trial of ‘Rust’ armourer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed has raised serious questions about the possibility of an accidental discharge of the firearm that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Lucian C. Haag, a leading expert in firearms reconstruction, took the stand to outline his analysis of the […]

Plumstead Residents Fear Rising Crime Amid Streetlight Outages

File photo from Facebook.

CAPE TOWN – Plumstead residents are expressing growing fears over rising incidents of crime, allegedly exacerbated by extended streetlight outages in the area. A frustrated resident took to social media to warn neighbours, stating: “Two young males were threatened with a gun by individuals walking in Leonard Street… Street lights have been out in Rule […]

Scooter Stolen at Saunders Beach – Community Urged to Help

Photo of blue Sym Scooter with tan seat stolen at Saunders Beach.

CAPE TOWN – A blue Sym Fiddle scooter, registration number CAA 527832, was stolen by two suspects in a brazen daylight theft on Friday afternoon at Saunders Beach. The theft was captured on CCTV footage. The scooter’s owner, Rudolph du Toit, had been enjoying a regular swim and returned 20 minutes later to discover his […]

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