Dear KSS clients
There has been an increase in gas bottles being stolen. Please be aware and keep gas bottles in a safe, secure area.
Crime stats and incidents 7 – 13 June 2017
07-Jun-17 16:09 Residential Complex (Amber Av) (Howick) The KSS Control Room received a call from a client who requested medical assistance from Netcare 911, as one of her staff members was ill. The KSS Control Room dispatched Netcare 911 to site. The patient was transported to hospital.
07-Jun-17 23:00 Business (Tweedie) The KSS Control Room received a call from a KSS Reaction Officer who reported a fire in the vicinity of business premises. The KSS Control Room dispatched the Umgeni Fire Department and advised the client. The fire was extinguished.
09-Jun-17 13:15 Business Zeederberg Road (Merrivale) The KSS Control Room received a call from the on-site KSS controller who reported a female had been caught stealing a bottle of alcohol. A KSS Reaction Unit and SAPS were dispatched. The KSS Reaction Officers reported a white Toyota (NP registration) was also involved in the incident, but drove away. The female was apprehended. The KSS Reaction Unit patrolled the area but there was no sign of the car. SAPS were advised.
10-Jun-17 03:11 Fairview Road (Hilton) The KSS Control Room received a message on a community group that glass had been heard shattering in the area. A KSS Reaction Unit was dispatched to investigate. The KSS Reaction Officers reported a PMB Security client had had a break-in. SAPS were advised. As per The KSS Reaction Officers, access was gained through glass door. Electronic items were stolen.
10-Jun-17 04:00 Monzali Drive (Hilton) The KSS Control Room received a call from a KSS Reaction Officer who reported that 3 drunk males had driven into a light pole. As per the KSS Reaction Officers, some electrical wires had been exposed. Eskom was advised. SAPS were also advised.
10-Jun-17 22:56 Bell Street (Howick) KSS Reaction Officers were patrolling the area when they noticed an intruder stealing a gas bottle from a business. The KSS Reaction Officers gave chase and apprehended the intruder. SAPS were dispatched and the gas bottle was given back to client. The intruder was handed over to SAPS.
11-Jun-17 05:01 Rosetta (Nottingham Road) The KSS Control Room received a panic activation. Nsele Security was dispatched. The client then called in and stated not to worry as the tenants might have pressed panic by mistake, so to cancel the Armed Reaction. At 05:20 the client called back and asked to re-send the Reaction Officers. Nsele Control Room reported back to KSS stating that it is a positive break in. Electronic items were stolen. SAPS were dispatched.
12-Jun-17 01:42 Caversham Road (Lidgeton) The KSS Control Room received a call from a SA CAN controller who reported a break-in in progress. A Ballid Reaction Unit and SAPS were dispatched. The Ballid controller later reported that it was a negative and all was under control.
12-Jun-17 09:42 Business Main Street (Howick) The KSS Control Room received a call from a client who reported that over the weekend there have been a positive break in. Access was gained through pedestrian gate and gas bottles were stolen. Client advised no need to send out a KSS Reaction Unit. SAPS were advised.
13-Jun-17 12:38 Business (Main Road) The KSS Control Room received a call from a client who requested assistance. A KSS Reaction Unit was dispatched. The KSS Reaction Officers reported that a customer was being difficult. SAPS were dispatched to assist. The customer left the premises.