In a week, 41 people have been arrested by Muizenberg police


Over the course of a week, 41 people have been apprehended in the Muizenberg precinct for several offences.

In a statement, Muizenberg SAPS reported that, in conjunction with other Law Enforcement agencies, they have apprehended a total of 41 persons in the Muizenberg precinct for various offences ranging from theft to murder, during the week of October 16-21.

The Muizenberg precinct areas include the following:

  • From Kalk Bay to Lakeside;
  • Muizenberg through to Marina da Gama,
  • Sheraton Park, Coniston Park;
  • Seawinds through Hillview,
  • Overcome Heights,
  • Vrygrond and up to Pelican Heights.

During various operations, which included the searching of drug houses, stop and searches and Vehicle Check Points (VCP’s), one person was arrested for murder, two for possession of narcotics, one for dealing in narcotics, seven for housebreaking and theft, seven for theft, nine for assault common, five for robbery, four for domestic violence, one for possession of stolen property, one for drunken driving, one for Crimen injuria, two for MITP and two for Covid-19 regulation,” SAPS said in a statement.

Acting Station Commander of Muizenberg SAPS, Lt Colonel Jakobus Lourens, commended his members for the job well done. He said he was thankful for the information provided and encouraged the community to continue trusting their local SAPS.”

All residents have been beckoned to help make Muizenberg a safer place by reporting any and every crime witnessed.

Muizenberg SAPS: 021 787 9000 /

For the SAPS Client Service Centre, call: 021 787 9014 / 021 787 9015.

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