Dear KSS Clients
Please note that copper pipes and vehicles are being targeted at the moment.
Keep all outside buildings and storerooms locked and preferably alarmed. There are a lot of opportunistic (quick in and out) crimes at the moment.
Incident summary (crime and other)
There were 7 incidents in Howick. There were 4 incidents in Merrivale. There were 3 incidents in Howick West. There was 1 incident in Karkloof.
KSS Incidents 11 – 25 May 2022
11 May 2022 17:32 R617 Boston Bulwer Road (Merrivale) The KSS Control Room received a fence activation. The on-site Security Guard was advised and went to check. The Security Guard advised that contractors had cut a tree down and a branch had fallen onto the fence. The matter was handed over to site management to resolve the matter and discuss damages.
12 May 2022 07:29 Karkloof Road (Howick) The KSS Control Room were advised about a break-in. A KSS Response Team was dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that suspects had gained access by getting under the fence. An unlocked garage was opened, and food items were stolen. SAPS were formally advised. A case was opened.
13 May 2022 03:36 Aster Road (Howick West) The KSS Control Room were advised about suspects on site. A KSS Response Team was dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that the suspects had fled. Copper pipes were stolen. SAPS were formally advised. A case was opened.
13 May 2022 09:27 Karkloof Road (Karkloof) The KSS Control Room received a call from a client advising that items had been stolen from an unlocked storeroom. KSS Response Teams were dispatched. The KSS Officers reported that the KSS K9 unit was on-site. Numerous large items were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry. SAPS were formally advised. A case was opened.
14 May 2022 14:53 Divine Road (Howick West) The KSS Control Room were advised that copper pipes had been stolen. As per the client no need for Armed Response or SAPS. KSS were requested to conduct additional patrols in the area.