HVCID Newsletter – April 2024

In partnership with

Dear Residents,
Please see some suggestions and pleas to help us fight crime. It takes a Community to make an impact!
Please also have a look at the HVCID website for more information about the role we play.


CRIME REPORT :  (Please note that we are not allowed to report specifics)
The two dedicated F-ADT response vehicles for Harfield Village are D19 and D20.
Reported by Fidelity ADT: 1 – 31 March 2024
– Attempted break-in – York Street
– Medical Call Out – Lyndhurst Road
Mileage per vehicle for 1 – 31 March 2024:
D19:  853, 753, 807, 829
D20:  857, 876, 912, 984
Callouts per vehicle for 1 – 31 March 2024: 
D19:     27,   6, 13, 15
D20:   128, 91, 72, 63

Incidents reported to SAPS: 1 – 31 March 2024
– Attempted house break-in – York Street
– Attempted theft from motor vehicle – 1st Avenue
– Burglary at residential premises – 3rd Avenue
– Burglary at business premises – Kenilworth Road
– Theft from motor vehicle – Surrey Street
– Theft out of motor vehicle – Mathew Road, 3rd Ave
– Theft general – 2nd Ave x 2, Gloucester Road, Imam Haron x 2, Princes Road
– Common assault – Imam Haron (Arrest), Bell Road
– Common robbery – Harvey Road, Roseville Road
– Possession of dangerous weapons – Kenilworth Road x 3, 3rd Ave (Arrests)
– Possession of drugs – Kenilworth Road x 6, 2nd Ave x 4, Imam Haron x 4, 1st Ave (Arrests)
– Possession of house breaking implements – 2nd Avenue (Arrest)
– Attempted fraud – Norfolk Street
– Fraud – Durham Road, Derby Road, 3rd Ave
– Malicious damage to property – Imam Haron
– Trespassing – 2nd Ave

49 arrests made in the month of March by Constable Naidoo and De Koker. 
Thank you Claremont SAPS!

Fidelity ADT: 
We are very grateful for a two week FADT Bicycle Patrol in Harfield Village.  It will start on Monday 6th May 2024. The patrol will be Monday to Friday, 6am – 6pm.
The FADT Officer will cycle routes in Harfield and will be in radio contact with our 2 Armed Response Vehicles, D19 and D20.  More visibility always makes a difference!  
Thank you FADT for listening to our needs and for trying to help us combat crime in our Village.  It is much appreciated!

Please take a minute to read some important reminders and notices!
A reminder:  If you are the unfortunate victim of a crime or attempted crime, no matter how small, please take note of as much detail as possible and open a case at SAPS, as soon as you can. The quicker you go to SAPS, the easier it is to hopefully apprehend and arrest the suspect/s.
Take note of the vehicle registration, colour, make, model, number of occupants, gender of occupants, location and what direction they are travelling in.
Give a comprehensive description of the individual/s (E.g. W/male wearing red hoodie with a green bag and white takkies.)
And please WhatsApp me the case number on 081 412 6109.

Report, Report, Report any areas of concern to the City And if the issue persists, please keep logging your complaint as areas are given priority by the number of complaints received. So the more you log, the more chance there is that something will be done!  If they do not respond, please send me an email, with your reference numbers to follow up!  

The HVCID Crime Alert WhatsApp Group is a no-chat group used to alert us to current crimes and suspicious activities in the Village.  It is monitored by Fidelity ADT and our Armed Response Officers.
If you would like to join the Group please send me an email on admin@hvcid.co.za

Har-Lyn Neighbourhood Watch 
You can make a difference in your community by giving a couple of hours of your time a week to patrol, or a donation would also be so appreciated. 
Please contact Penny Owens for more information on 072 252 8571 or email: secretary@harlynwatch.org.za or 

Please follow these guidelines if you need help or need to alert someone urgently…Call: Police 10111 and Fidelity ADT Emergency: 086 1212 301
Also call Har-Lyn Neighbourhood Watch: 071 802 2454 (Please hold on the line if no one answers right away, as it will forward through to F-ADT).
Law Enforcement: 021 480 7700, From a landline: 107

Police (National): 10111, Police (Claremont): 021 657 2250
Police Sector 1 Manager – Constable Naidoo: 079 894 1555 / 084 215 4749 – WhatsApp only.

City of Cape Town Emergency Services (When life or property is endangered by fire, accidents, natural disasters etc.): From mobile: 112; From Landline: 107
Metro Police & Traffic: 0860 765 423

HVCID Manager – Jen Rowe: 081 412 6109 (9am – 5pm Mon to Fri) / admin@hvcid.co.zaStay safe and stay aware!
Jen Rowe and the HVCID team

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