Burglar Arrested in Green Point Gets 23-year Sentence

2021-04-10T18:46:44+02:00Dec 16th, 2020|News|

On 1st December a 43-year-old man was sentenced in the Cape Town Magistrates Court to 23-years in jail. The case stems from an arrest made in Cavalcade Road, Green Point in September 2019. Sgt. Zanini Makeke and his partner were on patrol when they ran the license plate off the car and found that it

GPNW Welcomes New NW in Sea Point

2021-04-10T18:46:45+02:00Dec 14th, 2020|News|

The Green Point Neighbourhood Watch welcomes the formation of a new neighbourhood watch that will cover Sea Point, Fresnaye and Bantry Bay. The GPNW believes that the formation of the Sea Point Community Watch is an important milestone in crime prevention on the Atlantic Seaboard; the criminals who target Green Point and Three Anchor Bay

GPNW Sends Letter to City Expressing Concern about Illegal Structures

2021-04-10T18:46:47+02:00Oct 26th, 2020|News|

The GPNW recently sent a letter to Interim Ward Councilor Matthew Kempthorne and to Mr. Wayne Aldridge of the City of Cape Town expressing concerns about the growing number of illegal structures that are appearing near the Pinocchio Creche and opposite the SAPS Station on Bill Peters Drive. There has been an increase in muggings

2020 A Period of Growth for GPNW

2021-04-10T18:46:49+02:00Oct 26th, 2020|News|

The six months from April to September saw membership in the GPNW grow by 57. “The EXCO that took over in March identified the need to grow membership and to increase member engagement and participation as our important priorities for 2020” Peter Flentov, the GPNW Chair, explained. Mr. Flentov went on to say: “It gratifying

Crime Update – A Perfect Storm

2021-04-10T18:46:49+02:00Jun 16th, 2020|News|

The transition to Level 3 has resulted in an alarming increase in incidents of crime in the area, especially in muggings. While we had anticipated an increase in criminal activity as the country eases the Lockdown restrictions, this occurred sooner than we had expected. There have been a number of cases where residents were victims

Crime Decreases During Lockdown – What Comes Next?

2021-04-10T18:46:50+02:00May 23rd, 2020|News|

Not surprisingly the hard Lockdown instituted in March had a positive impact on crime in the Atlantic Seaboard area. With many people working from home and significant restrictions on being outside the opportunity for opportunist crime has been greatly reduced. While official figures are not available, it appears that the reduction in crime in the

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