Neighbourhood News

FIDELITY ADT | 04 Dec 2020

Margate thief apprehended

The Margate South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 04 Dec 2020

South End suspects arrested after robbery

Four suspects were arrested by police recently, shortly after they allegedly committed a robbery in the South End area

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FIDELITY ADT | 03 Dec 2020

Stolen Tamboerskloof bikes recovered in Oranjezicht

Two suspects were arrested by police early on Friday morning (20 November) after they were spotted in the city bowl with suspected stolen bicycles

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FIDELITY ADT | 24 Nov 2020

Hout Bay suspects arrested after attempted break-in

A resident on Rochea Close raised the alarm this week, when he saw two unidentified suspects attempting to break into a property next door

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Nov 2020

Criminal elements keep Hermanus CCTV teams busy

Four suspects were arrested in and around Hermanus in separate incidents recently, and in each case the town’s network of CCTV security cameras proved instrumental

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Nov 2020

Thieves apprehended and stolen goods recovered

The local South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of two suspected thieves thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Nov 2020

Support for the Lorraine Neighbourhood Watch

Residents of Port Elizabeth enjoyed a day of good fun last weekend (Sunday 15 November) at a fundraising event organised in aid of the Lorraine Neighbourhood Watch

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FIDELITY ADT | 19 Nov 2020

Response from WhatsApp group leads to arrest

Two local armed response officers managed to apprehend a suspect in the Hermanus Industrial area, after responding to an alert from the Hermanus Neighbourhood Watch WhatsApp group

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Nov 2020

Teamwork leads to arrest in Glenwood

The local South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the effective teamwork between a Fidelity ADT guard, armed response officer and the Community Control Room (CCR)

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Nov 2020

Jewellery stores targeted by armed robbers

Video surveillance footage has been shared on social media platforms following a spate of recent armed jewellery store robberies in Durban

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Nov 2020

Blanco security project – an example of great teamwork

Role-players in a local community security project say their teamwork approach should serve as an example to other communities

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FIDELITY ADT | 10 Nov 2020

New Germany security initiative a great success

Fidelity ADT recently partnered with residents from the Berkshire Downs Active Residents (BDAR) association to make New Germany a safe place

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FIDELITY ADT | 05 Nov 2020

Port Shepstone suspect nabbed

The Port Shepstone South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Oct 2020

Fidelity ADT clinches two accolades

Fidelity ADT’s Durban branch were recently awarded two Golden Arrow Awards for ‘the security company doing the most to combat crime’ and for ‘the best security company’ in PMR

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Oct 2020

Kragga Kamma Park implements new CCTV cameras

A local community in Port Elizabeth received new security cameras from a private security company this week following a request for a security assessment earlier this year

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Fidelity ADT | 23 Oct 2020

A new era for Hermanus as a public safety initiative kicks off in November

Localised security and public safety efforts are instrumental in keeping any town and community safe

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Oct 2020

Newlands thief nabbed

The Newlands South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 21 Oct 2020

Arrested Hout Bay suspect linked with a second incident

A suspect was arrested in Hout Bay last week (Wednesday 14 October 2020 at around 12h30) after he allegedly trespassed at a property in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Oct 2020

Mobile Trailer deployed in Umdloti

A key focus area for private security companies is the importance of showing high visibility in the suburbs in which they operate without compromising on service delivery

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Oct 2020

Camera operators nab suspects with ‘stolen’ goods

Security camera operators in Hermanus helped in the arrest of two suspects a few days back, after they were found in possession of suspected stolen goods

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Oct 2020

Suspect caught after robbing PE student

A suspect was apprehended shortly after he and an accomplice allegedly robbed a student at knifepoint

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FIDELITY ADT | 06 Oct 2020

Community Control Room helps to recover suspicious vehicle

The Community Control Room (CCR) played an integral part in a recent arrest after a suspicious vehicle was identified and the relevant security stakeholders were notified

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FIDELITY ADT | 28 Sep 2020

New hi-tech security camera in Theesecombe community

A small community in Port Elizabeth can now rest assured in knowing that brand-new security cameras are on duty to protect them

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FIDELITY ADT | 28 Sep 2020

Durban based Community Control Room curbs crime

The Durban based Community Control Room (CCR), launched by Fidelity ADT a few years ago, has recently been refurbished

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Sep 2020

Suspect nabbed twice after returning to the scene of the crime

Returning to the scene of the crime turned out to be a very bad idea for one suspect, when he was apprehended in Hermanus earlier this week (Tuesday 15 September 2020) when he went back to the same area where he had committed a burglary hours earlier

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FIDELITY ADT | 21 Sep 2020

School sanitisation a success

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, Berea West Senior Primary recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their school

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Sep 2020

Suspects arrested after Walmer stabbing and robbery

Police have taken two suspects into custody in connection with a stabbing incident in Walmer, on Friday 11 September 2020

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Sep 2020

Three Hermanus arrests in one week

A local armed response officer managed to apprehend three suspects in the space of one week, after responding to two separate alarm activations in Aberdeen and Flower Streets respectively

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 Sep 2020

Armed Robbery foiled at Cresta Shopping Centre.

The quick reactions of a Fidelity ADT Security Officer have foiled an attempted robbery at Cresta Shopping Centre today

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Sep 2020

Community Control Room's proactive approach leads to arrest

The Community Control Room (CCR) played an integral part in a recent arrest after a suspect was apprehended by a Fidelity ADT officer in Kloof

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 Sep 2020

Forest Hill Watch receives welcome donation

Visibility is a key element of the effectiveness of any neighbourhood watch

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Sep 2020

Morningside thief apprehended

The Mayville South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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Fidelity ADT | 27 Aug 2020

Suspects nabbed in Mount Road past curfew, with ‘stolen’ copper pipes

Police in Mount Road took two suspects into custody recently after they were intercepted by patrolling armed response officers, while walking through the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Aug 2020

ATM crimes and ‘card swapping’ in Hermanus an ongoing concern

Residents and visitors to Hermanus have been warned of an apparent increased occurrence of ATM crimes and ‘card swapping’

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Aug 2020

Fidelity ADT clinches two accolades

Fidelity ADT’s South Coast branch was recently named “the best security company” and “the security company doing the most to fight crime in the region,” winning two Golden Arrow awards in PMR

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Aug 2020

Thief apprehended and stolen goods recovered

The local South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Aug 2020

Suspects arrested in Hermanus CBD

Hermanus security officers arrested three suspects in and around town in recent days, thanks to the support provided by CCTV cameras erected around the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 20 Aug 2020

Security officers’ rapid response stops a fire from spreading

Local security officers have been praised for their rapid response which prevented a fire from spreading at a Newlands home

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FIDELITY ADT | 14 Aug 2020

Criminals arrested in Hermanus

Two separate incidents led to the arrest of four suspects across Hermanus this month, thanks to quick responses and teamwork from local security partners and the use of modern technology

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FIDELITY ADT | 14 Aug 2020

Suspect apprehended and stolen goods recovered

The local South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 13 Aug 2020

Fidelity ADT and Netcare 911 partner to support KZN residents

Fidelity ADT has selected Netcare 911 as its new preferred partner for emergency medical assistance and advice

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FIDELITY ADT | 04 Aug 2020

Cherry Wood Estate welcomes additional security measures

Cherry Wood Estate in Wyebank, Kloof recently received a security boost after partnering with Fidelity ADT on a security project to increase their safety measures

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Jul 2020

Suspect bust after stealing hospital bed

Port Elizabeth’s Community Information Centre (CIC) again proved its worth recently, when it coordinated a response to an alleged theft of a hospital bed in the suburb of Mt Croix

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Jul 2020

Suspect bust after stealing hospital bed

Port Elizabeth’s Community Information Centre (CIC) again proved its worth recently, when it coordinated a response to an alleged theft of a hospital bed in the suburb of Mt Croix

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FIDELITY ADT | 27 Jul 2020

LPR Camera implemented in Newlands West

Following recent reports of an increase in criminal activity within the Newlands area, the community made a collective effort to address the issue by partnering with private security company, Fidelity ADT

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FIDELITY ADT | 27 Jul 2020

Hermanus stands together, to help look for missing girl

The Hermanus community stood together in solidarity when a report of a missing girl was recently shared on a community WhatsApp group

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FIDELITY ADT | 27 Jul 2020

Team work leads to arrest of Glendinningvale suspects

Coordinated teamwork led to the arrest of two suspects after they allegedly tried to burgle a home in Glendinningvale recently

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FIDELITY ADT | 24 Jul 2020

Home alarm system spoils the day for Beacon Bay housebreaking suspect

Residents of Beacon Bay have been reminded that home security measures should never be neglected

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FIDELITY ADT | 23 Jul 2020

Morningside intruder nabbed

The Berea South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Jul 2020

Klapmuts drug bust

A joint enforcement operation in Klapmuts this week led to the arrest of a suspect on a drugs related charge

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Jul 2020

Armed response officer ‘trusts his instinct’ and helps recover stolen vehicle

When an armed response officer in Port Elizabeth spotted a vehicle standing in the same spot for two days without rims or tyres, he knew that something was amiss and he raised the alarm

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Jul 2020

J’Bay business owners grateful for quick response

Business owners along St Croix Street have praised local armed response officers for their quick response, which led to the apprehension of a suspect while he was in the process of burgling three shops located next to each other

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FIDELITY ADT | 16 Jul 2020

Quick response catches Natures Valley suspect in the act

A local property owner has praised an armed response officer for his quick response, which led to an alleged burglary suspect being caught in the act

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FIDELITY ADT | 09 Jul 2020

Redhill intruder nabbed

The Greenwood Park South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Jul 2020

Hermanus camera operators nab several suspects

Security camera operators at Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) were at it again when they were involved in three incidents recently, in which suspects were arrested (on 22 and 23 June 2020)

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FIDELITY ADT | 07 Jul 2020

Teamwork leads to Plett arrest

A thief was apprehended by a Fidelity ADT officer recently after stealing a pram from Sanctuary Beach in Plettenberg Bay

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FIDELITY ADT | 06 Jul 2020

Woodstock residents urged to remain vigilant

Residents across Woodstock have been reminded to exercise caution and to remain vigilant, after two separate arrests in the area in recent days

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FIDELITY ADT | 03 Jul 2020

Business robbery suspect arrested in Kensington

Stolen goods were recovered and a suspect was arrested, following a recent business robbery in Kensington

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FIDELITY ADT | 03 Jul 2020

‘Beast’ Mtawarira’s food parcel initiative welcomed in Phoenix

Fidelity Ambassador, Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira initiated a food parcel project to support the Phoenix residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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FIDELITY ADT | 03 Jul 2020

Missing dogs located 6km away from their owners

Two missing dogs were located by an armed response officer in Wynberg this week, after he came across them while he was on patrol

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Jun 2020

Northern suburbs warned to be vigilant

Residents of the northern suburbs of Cape Town have been urged to remain vigilant, after an apparent increase in incidents of crime in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Jun 2020

Truck hijackers ‘caught in the act’

Two alleged hijackers fled from a stolen truck in the Port Elizabeth Central area recently when they were spotted by two Fidelity ADT armed response officers shortly after committing the crime

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FIDELITY ADT | 25 Jun 2020

Quick apprehension after early morning break-in in PE Central

A suspect was nabbed shortly after allegedly trying to break in at a chicken and meat outlet in PE Central recently

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Jun 2020

Port Elizabeth business robbery suspects nabbed

Three suspects were arrested in the Markman Industrial area recently, after they allegedly robbed a business premises in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 Jun 2020

Residential security measures should cover all buildings on your property

Residents of George have been reminded that home security measures should also cover other buildings on a property, such as tool-sheds or outhouse buildings

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 Jun 2020

Empangeni officers ready to fight more than just crime

The local Empangeni Community Policing Forum (CPF) recently provided Officers from Fidelity ADT with additional masks as a gesture of their gratitude for their continued commitment and support

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Jun 2020

Claremont ‘wall jumper’ arrested

Residents of Claremont should keep the contact details of their armed response companies and the SAPS saved on their phones, so that they can quickly and easily raise the alarm in case of an emergency

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Jun 2020

Klapmuts farm trespasser arrested

Police in Klapmuts arrested one suspect in connection with trespassing on a farm in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Jun 2020

“Blue Monday” for Wellington suspect

Wellington SAPS arrested a suspect recently, after he allegedly broke into a property on End Street

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Jun 2020

Team effort tracks down armed Sun Valley suspects

Two armed suspects were apprehended in the hills above Sun Valley, thanks to a coordinated effort from local armed response officers and neighborhood watch members

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FIDELITY ADT | 17 Jun 2020

Three Hermanus arrests in one night

A member of the Hermanus Public Protection (HPP) team proved to be a real thorn in the side for local criminals recently, when he helped in the arrest of no less than three suspects in one night

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 Jun 2020

Parow robbery suspect learns the hard way - “Smile, you are on camera”

Police in Parow have been able to arrest a suspect in connection with a business robbery in the area earlier this week (Monday 1 June 2020)

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 Jun 2020

Suspects arrested with stolen property in Capri Village

Two suspects were arrested in Capri Village this week, and have been charged with possession of presumed stolen property as well as for breaking lockdown regulations

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FIDELITY ADT | 11 Jun 2020

Teamwork leads to arrest of Camps Bay mugger

Teamwork and excellent collaboration between local security role-players led to the arrest of an alleged mugger in Camps Bay, five hours after he tried to rob a pedestrian in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 09 Jun 2020

Hermanus security cameras kept busy during lockdown

The network of CCTV security cameras that have been erected around Hermanus helped secure several arrests in recent days

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FIDELITY ADT | 04 Jun 2020

PE residents urged to be vigilant and aware of opportunistic crime

Fidelity ADT has urged residents of Port Elizabeth to remain vigilant about home security during lockdown

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FIDELITY ADT | 04 Jun 2020

Phoenix SPCA welcome sanitisation initiative

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, the Phoenix SPCA recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their facility

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FIDELITY ADT | 04 Jun 2020

Suspects flee in Marburg

A private security officer has been praised for his quick response which ensured two suspect’s plans to break in to a Marburg transport company’s premises were thwarted

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 May 2020

Security officers kept busy with several arrests during lockdown

Local security officers have arrested several suspects in and around Hermanus in recent days, on charges connected to the possession of drugs and suspected stolen items

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FIDELITY ADT | 22 May 2020

Teamwork leads to arrest in Blanco

Communities that stand together and speak up when they see any act of criminality will be safer – even during the lockdown

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FIDELITY ADT | 21 May 2020

PE Central Business Owners Urged To Remain Vigilant

Business owners in Port Elizabeth have been reminded to maintain their security measures during lockdown, and to make sure their property is protected with alarm systems that are working properly

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FIDELITY ADT | 18 May 2020

Two incidents on R44 wine farms in the space of five hours

Local armed response officers responded to two separate incidents on wine farms along the R44 last weekend, in the space of just 5 hours

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FIDELITY ADT | 15 May 2020

Suspects arrested with stolen property in Capri Village

Two suspects were arrested in Capri Village this week, and have been charged with possession of presumed stolen property as well as for breaking lockdown regulations

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FIDELITY ADT | 13 May 2020

Quick response leads to arrest and recovery of stolen property

A local community security group has praised an armed response officer for his quick response, which led to the arrest of a suspect and the recovery of stolen property

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FIDELITY ADT | 13 May 2020

SAPS station sanitisation a success

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus, the Durban North SAPS recently received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group, who provided a complete sanitisation of their station

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FIDELITY ADT | 08 May 2020

Hillary thief arrested

The Bellair South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 06 May 2020

‘Slithering suspect’ stopped in its tracks by security supervisor

Security officers and supervisors associated with local armed response and community safety initiatives have been hard at work throughout the lockdown thus far, but little did one of them know that he would end up having to deal with a whole new type of ‘suspect’

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FIDELITY ADT | 06 May 2020

Handbag thief nabbed in Mossel Bay

Residents of Mossel Bay are reminded that local armed response companies are still on duty and responding to emergencies during lockdown

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FIDELITY ADT | 05 May 2020

Armed shoplifter apprehended in Margate

The Margate South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Apr 2020

PE officer receives praise from local resident

A Fidelity ADT officer received praise after aiding a resident who had a seizure at his home in Sunridge Park recently

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Apr 2020

Four suspects arrested in Hermanus

A local private security company was involved in arresting four suspects recently, after two trespassers and two thieves were caught and apprehended

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Apr 2020

Pinetown suspect caught by specialised unit

A Pinetown thief has been apprehended by a specialised response unit officer who works for a private security company operating in the area

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FIDELITY ADT | 29 Apr 2020

Kloof thieves apprehended by local officers

Two suspects were handed over for arrest after being apprehended by Fidelity ADT officers in Kloof last week

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FIDELITY ADT | 28 Apr 2020

LPR camera recovers stolen car in Beacon Bay

A stolen vehicle was recovered in Beacon Bay recently, thanks to the network of security cameras covering large parts of the province

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FIDELITY ADT | 28 Apr 2020

Sanitisation clean-up a huge success

A local Non-profit organisation (NPO) received assistance from the Fidelity Services Group this month following a request for the sanitisation of their Centre for Women amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with the virus

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FIDELITY ADT | 28 Apr 2020

Stolen vehicle recovered in Shauderville

The Community Information Centre (CIC) was again involved in recovering a stolen vehicle this month after operator Senobia van Rensburg received a WhatsApp alert

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FIDELITY ADT | 03 Apr 2020

Security officer locates missing Wellington child, while on patrol in Brackenfell

A missing 8-year-old boy was found in Brackenfell last week, about a month after he was reported missing from his home in Wellington

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Mar 2020

Suspected copper ‘thief’ nabbed thanks to HPP team

A suspect was taken into custody recently on suspicion that he was in possession of stolen property

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Mar 2020

Trespassers caught in Kwaaiwater

Vigilance from a local security officer led to the apprehension of two suspects in Main Road this month

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FIDELITY ADT | 26 Mar 2020

Glen Ashley intruder caught in kitchen

The Durban North South African Police Service (SAPS) recently took custody of a suspected thief thanks to the rapid response of a local security company

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