NEWS

Read news stories about security events in the Overberg region and client feedback regarding criminal activity.

Incident in Disa road Betty’s Bay

On Friday night, 23rd March 2018 at around 23h00, ASK Security responded to a call from a resident in Disa road (who is not a client of ASK Security) stating that they had suffered a house burglary and that a cell phone had been stolen.

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ASK Security Competition Winner

The wait is finally over and we would like to thank everyone who took the time and entered the competition, hoping to be the lucky winner. But as we all know there can only be one winner, so we are proud to announce that the winner of the Hisense 49” Flat Screen TV is Mr Roy Galloway.

The Life of a Security Officer

"A security officer was dead and lying in a pool of blood, when a boy and his father watched the scene. The boy asks his father: “Who is this man who is killed?” “I do not know, son, I just know, that he was a security officer.”

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Community safety alert

The majority of house burglaries affecting Pringle Bay and Rooi Els have for the last few weeks been of such a nature that criminals seem to target houses that are occupied by residents or tenants. Their modus operandi is to wait and watch their intended victims from a concealed position amongst the bushes in close proximity to the premises and then wait until occupants of the house are asleep before entering the premises, but we have seen a few cases as of recent in which burglaries have occurred earlier in the evenings while occupants are still awake and there is either no alarm system fitted at the premises or the alarm system is present but not activated.

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Breakthrough in Pringle Bay Crime Wave

Due to the increase in house burglaries, ASK Management decided to institute a surveillance operation. This effort paid off after a week when Wayne Kruger from ASK together with Pringle Bay resident Axel Maier followed a suspect vehicle. This vehicle tried to evade at high speed, but was arrested with the assistance of Gordon’s Bay police. Stolen items from several houses were recovered. A Mozambican citizen was arrested and the police impounded a white VW Golf.

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