Newcastle Schizophrenic son who disappeared for 10 months, reunited with family

After her mentally ill son went missing in September 2021, mother, Switerena (Aneesa) Gopie has eventually…

SAPS Brigadier updates on cannabis rules and what you should know

Despite cannabis being decriminalised in South Africa, many cannabis users are still finding themselves handcuffed and charged for…

Bergville Pastor goes missing, have you seen him?

“The missing person, who is a pastor, was last seen on 5 June 2022 at 21:30, when he…

Cops on high alert and contingency plans in place for potential National shutdown

The final countdown for the potential National Shutdown has begun, with Newcastillians across the country preparing…

KZN SAPS says it will not allow any of its stations to be shutdown

On top of the national shutdown jeopardising South Africans, it would appear that individuals are threatening to shut…

Wanted suspect gunned down in shootout with police, in Weenen

A wanted suspect’s reign of terror has come to an end, after he was gunned down…

Another woman’s decomposing body found along riverbank in Dannhauser

The grisly discovery of a woman’s decomposing body has sent shockwaves through the small community of Dannhauser,…

55% of Newcastle SAPS Public Order Policing Unit’s vehicles are in for repairs

The station was asked how they were working around the issue of most of its POP…

Body discovered in field on Albert Wessels Drive, Newcastle

A body was discovered early on Thursday morning, 19 May 2022, in an open field on Albert…

KZN Organised Crime: 3 arrested and vehicle seized in Vryheid

Organised crime in Vryheid has come under the spotlight, with the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) determined to bring perpetrators to…

Aviary Hill resident missing, SAPS calls on Newcastillians for help

A local family is anxiously awaiting news on 31-year-old Mondli Mbuli, who mysteriously vanished just over…

Public Notice: Newcastle Police Station phone lines down, here is how you can contact them

As Newcastillians might have recently noticed, contacting the Newcastle Police Station has not proven futile with…

Easter Weekend Operation launched on Allen Street, Newcastle, KZN

On Wednesday, 13 April 2022, a multi-disciplinary operation launched on Allen Street at the N11 intersection…

Newcastle K9 Unit’s stolen high-powered firearms are still missing

After high powered weapons were stolen from the Newcastle K9 Unit last year, without anyone noticing…

Dundee Police’s FCS Unit tracks down teen who staged her own kidnapping

A 17-year-old girl faces serious legal repercussions after the Dundee FCS Unit found that she had staged her…

SAPS welcomes General Fred Alexander, the new Amajuba District Commissioner

On Thursday, 7 April 2022, Amajuba District SAPS introduced its new District Commissioner, General Fred Alexander.

KZN Police, their real issues and what is currently holding them back

Such is the crime situation that, according to World Population Review, SA ranks third out of the…

Woman dies outside Allen Street petrol station. Do you know her?

According to Arumugam, on 16 March 2022, at approximately 7.50 pm, a woman believed to be 25 years…

KZN police officer rapes woman in the police station

This comes after a woman stepped forward and claimed she was raped by a police officer…

The AA, Magenta and Ithemba update us on police vs private security

South Africans remain concerned about their safety with 78% of citizens adding more security features to…

Of 4 227 KZN SAPS vehicles, 1 716 are in for repairs. But it gets worse

This followed a recent Community Policing Forum (CPF) meeting, which speculated that there were only 12…

How many vehicles does the Newcastle SAPS have on hand for the community?

Over the years, Newcastle SAPS has taken a substantial amount of flak pertaining to the local crime situation.

Newcastle CPF and SAPS invite Newcastillians to join in on crime meetings

The Newcastle CPF and the Newcastle Police will be hosting a series of meetings throughout the…

SAPS has a Special Task Force, and it’s competing in a global SWAT Challenge

The SAPS has an elite unit within its ranks. A team that will now compete against…

Have you seen Glencoe murder suspect Bheki Buthelezi?

Glencoe Detectives are looking for Bheki Buthelezi, a man wanted in connection with the murder of…

These KZN police stations are in a shocking state due to poor Government support

The South African Police Service (SAPS) in KwaZulu-Natal now faces issues affecting its mandate to protect and serve…

Watch: Osizweni SAPS Sergeant found drunk

An officer from the Osizweni SAPS station finds himself under the spotlight, following a video that…

New recruits, mass arrests, is KZN SAPS upping its game?

KwaZulu-Natal residents can expect a significant increase in police visibility, according to KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele.…

Man fatally wounded outside Estcourt during a shootout with police

A shootout between police officers and would-be thieves on Saturday night, 15 January 2022, has resulted in…

Newcastle Brigadier address serious allegations about SAPS

Allegations include cops collaborating with drug dealers, raping prostitutes, and ignoring locals being robbed alongside the road in…

Clamped Newcastle police officer faces internal disciplinary action

"While the security and facility management were praised for their actions, the SAPS is now taking action against…

Two police officers arrested for stock theft in Winterton

"The police team then went to the home of Constable Mlungisi Mshengu, where three stolen sheep…

Police dismiss national protest action threats

"As South Africans prepare to commemorate the Day of Reconciliation on Thursday, 16 December, a dark threat looms."

20 years after being kidnapped, woman found by Ermelo Police

"Brigadier Selvy Mohlala tells that a 16-year-old girl gave birth to her baby daughter at Ermelo…

R175 000 spent on KZN Police Commissioner’s hotel during looting

"While people suffered through looting, chaos and calamity, senior officials spent hundreds of thousands of Rands…

Newcastle SAPS station commander to address issues within the station

The officers have targets and a set time in which to respond. This time allocation begins…

Welcoming Newcastle SAPS new Station Commander, Brigadier Matthysen

"As of 8 November 2021, Brigadier Leon Matthysen will now oversee Newcastle Police Station as Station Commander."

This is what you can expect from SAPS this festive season

"Brigadier Fred Alexander issued a stern warning to lawbreakers while assuring residents that local SAPS will…

Please help in locating a schizophrenic person, Faheem Sherriff

"Aneesa Gopie, Faheem's mother, reveals that her son went missing on 25 September 2021. Leaving their residence…

Wanted: Police search for two men, following local teenager’s death

"Newcastle SAPS explains that the teenager’s lifeless body was found on 17 September 2021 at approximately 3 pm."

Have you seen 4-year-old Asimdumise Phungwayo?

"KZN police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala explains that the Bergville police need help to locate little…

Northern KZN duo acknowledged for their efforts during social unrest

"KZN Police duo, Major General Phumelele Makoba and Brigadier Francis Bantham, were both recognised by the…

Massive manhunt after multiple police attacked in KZN and GP

"Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal police have mobilised the 72-hour Activation Plan as several police officers were attacked…

Missing person: Have you seen Tsepo Themba Gaoboihe?

"Ingogo Police are appealing to the community in assisting them to locate 34-year-old Tsepo Themba Gaoboihe."

SAPS now to keep blue lights on to help prevent crime

"With the country holding world-leader status in various crimes, the SAPS launched a concept to heighten…

Decomposed body found in a storage room on Ayliff Street, Newcastle

"Newcastle SAPS are searching for the family of a deceased man whose decomposing body was found…

Blunder, as over 96 800 violent offenders released without DNA samples taken

"In an answer to a parliamentary question from the DA, the Minister of Justice and Correctional…

In 3 months, murder jumps by 66% and rape 72%—Cele’s stats shock SA

"Police Minister Bheki Cele took centre stage on Friday, 20 August 2021, delivering the intensely concerning crime…

Bheki Cele gives his facts on Phoenix situation

"Police Minister Bheki Cele, alongside KwaZulu-Premier Sihle Zikalala, held a media briefing on Tuesday, 3 August 2021,…

Police officer dies on N11, after suspects jump roadblock

"In the early hours of Monday morning, 19 July 2021, a police officer passed away due…