Eldorado Park police putting in the work

October has been a very busy month for the Eldorado Park police, according to communications officer Fezeka Khobo.

The month has seen many arrests being made and police monitoring a success in the area. The incidents below are an indication of the number of arrests made over the past four weeks.

A 27-year-old man was arrested for theft from a motor vehicle in old Eldorado Park and according to police reports, the vehicle owner was asleep when he heard footsteps in his yard. He awoke to investigate and startled the would-be thief who fled.



Khobo said, “The complainant saw the suspect whom he knew, jumping over the wall and running into the neighbour’s yard. A chase ensued, but the man escaped and the victim noticed that his car lights and covers were missing from his motor vehicle.”

A day later, the man was arrested and detained at the Eldorado Park Police Station holding cells pending a police investigation into the theft.

In an unrelated incident, a 24-year-old woman was arrested for contravening a protection order. It is alleged that the complainant was at home when her daughter pushed her and said that she was disrespected by the complainant.



“The mother did not sustain any injuries, but this was not the first time that the suspect was harassing the complainant, hence a protection order was set in place, but the suspect did not obey this,” said Khobo.

“The suspect was then arrested for contravening the protection order and detained,” she added.

Other incidents include arrests for being in possession of stolen motor vehicles, rape, kidnapping and robberies. Residents are urged to be vigilant at all times and to report any incidents to the police as soon as they happen.




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