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PICS: Top stations in the cluster rewarded

The West Rand Cluster Police recently congratulated its loyal officers and stations for keeping the area safe from October to December 2016.

#PoppieMurderCase – First pic of accused together

Both accused in the #PoppieMurderCase appeared together for the first time in the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 25 January. Both Kobus (Poppie’s stepfather) and Louisa (Poppie’s biological mother) were arrested in connection with the blue-eyed little girl’s tragic death in Brits last year. Poppie died on the way to a hospital in the area as a result of her injuries.

Truck and LDV collide: Drivers survive

A truck collided with a light delivery vehicle (LDV) after the LDV performed a U-turn on the bend. The truck could not avoid the LDV and T-boned it on the driver’s side on the morning of Monday, 23 January in Wheatlands near the intersection where a mother lost her life and her daughter was found in a critical condition. Fortunately the driver of the LDV walked away from the crash with minor injuries but was transported to hospital for observations as he was in severe shock. The truck driver sustained no injuries, however, both vehicles were damaged.

Strike at municipality in photos

Residents were warned not to visit the Rand West City Local Municipality on Thursday, 26 January as employees were on strike. Tyres were set on fire, and the road was closed.

Danger lurks at graveyard

The Randfontein Cemetery has come into the spotlight – yet again. This time it is not because of its apparently usual unkempt state, but for its fencing, which poses a danger to those who visit the graves, making them sitting ducks for robbers and thieves. There have been many incidents in which motorists have driven through the wall, leaving gaping holes that have never been repaired.

Stop street to curb R28 deaths?

After many lives have been lost and many complaints lodged by the surrounding communities, a stop street has finally been erected on the R28 between Randfontein and Westonaria, near Mohlakeng Extension 11.

Mobile equipment new to Randfontein

Mobile equipment new to Randfontein was introduced at a recent roadblock near the intersection of Main Reef and Retief Roads.

Police, CPF Raid

Police and CPF raid the streets of Randfontein for dangerous weapons, drugs and more.