Monthly Archives: March 2017

Rabie Ridge SAPS seizes illegal firearms | Tembisan

Rabie Ridge SAPS crime prevention operations and sector policing initiatives have yielded successes for local officers.

Also read: Rabie Ridge SAPS arrests 175 suspects

Captain Mofana Matsobane Masela said policing initiatives led recently to the recovery and seizure of firearms.

“The month of March was characterised by serious crimes like house robberies, business robberies, hijacking, murder, fraud and theft – more especially theft of canopies in Phomolong.

“Other crimes include the use of bank cards and medical aid cards to defraud institutions, and stealing from unsuspecting people in the community,” said Captain Masela.

“Police officers are appealing to the community to report anyone seen committing these crimes.

“Police operations will intensify to recover more firearms that are killing our communities.

“The police involved communities to establish patrols and other community partnership initiatives to combat crime,” said Captain Masela.


Read more at: http://tembisan.co.za/58408/saps-seizes-illegal-firearms/

Rabie Ridge SAPS seizes illegal firearms

Rabie Ridge SAPS crime prevention operations and sector policing initiatives have yielded successes for local officers.

Also read: Rabie Ridge SAPS arrests 175 suspects

Captain Mofana Matsobane Masela said policing initiatives led recently to the recovery and seizure of firearms.

“The month of March was characterised by serious crimes like house robberies, business robberies, hijacking, murder, fraud and theft – more especially theft of canopies in Phomolong.

“Other crimes include the use of bank cards and medical aid cards to defraud institutions, and stealing from unsuspecting people in the community,” said Captain Masela.

“Police officers are appealing to the community to report anyone seen committing these crimes.

“Police operations will intensify to recover more firearms that are killing our communities.

“The police involved communities to establish patrols and other community partnership initiatives to combat crime,” said Captain Masela.


Read more at: http://tembisan.co.za/58408/saps-seizes-illegal-firearms/

Man killed by tenant in alleged home invasion identified | KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — A man shot and killed by a resident during an apparent home invasion had a lengthy criminal history, according to court records.

Puleaga Danny Tupu, 33, of West Valley City, was shot and killed about 3:15 a.m. Thursday after Salt Lake City police say he and another man broke into an apartment at Park Place at City Center, 731 S. 300 East.

Three adults were inside the apartment at the time. Once inside, police say there was some sort of confrontation, and one of the adults fired multiple rounds at the home invasion suspects.

Tupu died inside the apartment. The other man was shot multiple times before running out. He was found by police outside the apartment and taken to a local hospital, where he was later upgraded from critical to serious condition. That man’s name was not immediately released.

Police do not believe the

Read more at: https://www.ksl.com/?sid=43702984&nid=147

Man killed by tenant in alleged home invasion identified

SALT LAKE CITY — A man shot and killed by a resident during an apparent home invasion had a lengthy criminal history, according to court records.

Puleaga Danny Tupu, 33, of West Valley City, was shot and killed about 3:15 a.m. Thursday after Salt Lake City police say he and another man broke into an apartment at Park Place at City Center, 731 S. 300 East.

Three adults were inside the apartment at the time. Once inside, police say there was some sort of confrontation, and one of the adults fired multiple rounds at the home invasion suspects.

Tupu died inside the apartment. The other man was shot multiple times before running out. He was found by police outside the apartment and taken to a local hospital, where he was later upgraded from critical to serious condition. That man’s name was not immediately released.

Police do not believe the

Read more at: https://www.ksl.com/?sid=43702984&nid=147

Man hospitalized after being shot, crashing car near Orlando shopping center, cops say

Orlando police are investigating after a man said he shot another man in self-defense in the parking lot of a shopping center near Pine Hills on Friday night.

The incident unfolded about 6:45 p.m. at Rosemont Village Shoppes Plaza on Pine Hills Road.

Police said the man shot another man one or two times in the torso.

The injured man tried to flee but crashed his vehicle as he was leaving the parking lot, Orlando police Lt. Daniel Brady said. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Police intervene in ransomware attack

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A resident of the first block of Wheatstone Lane in South Lebanon Township was nearly the victim of a computer scam Thursday.

Township police were contacted by the resident who reported their computer had been hit with a “ransomware” virus. When an officer arrived the resident was engaged on the phone with a “tech-support” agent who had control of the resident’s computer and had activated the webcam at one point, according to police. The tech-support agent advised that he had deposited a credit of $2,200 into the

Read more at: http://www.ldnews.com/story/news/crime/police-blotter/2017/03/31/police-intervene-ransomware-attack/99831300/

CPEX releases first of series of papers urging public policies to …

A non-profit group focused on planning issues has released the first of what it says will be a series of papers urging local politicians across Louisiana to adopt policies aimed at reducing flood risks.

“We have to acknowledge the reality that the whole state is at risk,” said Jessica Kemp, Vice President at the Baton Rouge-based Center for Planning Excellence.

CPEX will examine ways individual parishes and municipalities can reduce their flood risk through measures other than large infrastructure projects like levees.

Each dollar invested in flood prevention yields a seven dollar return, this week’s CPEX report states.

Climatologists are finding more and more instances of heavy rainfall events as the climate continues to warm, increasing the need for preventative steps, the report argues.

“Beyond the cost-benefit analysis, it is the very survival of many of Louisiana’s unique communities, people and places that is at stake,” the report states.

The first report is brief, though subsequent

Read more at: http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_8d61397a-1596-11e7-ae4b-638fb82b8884.html

CPEX releases first of series of papers urging public policies to reduce flood risks

A non-profit group focused on planning issues has released the first of what it says will be a series of papers urging local politicians across Louisiana to adopt policies aimed at reducing flood risks.

“We have to acknowledge the reality that the whole state is at risk,” said Jessica Kemp, Vice President at the Baton Rouge-based Center for Planning Excellence.

CPEX will examine ways individual parishes and municipalities can reduce their flood risk through measures other than large infrastructure projects like levees.

Each dollar invested in flood prevention yields a seven dollar return, this week’s CPEX report states.

Climatologists are finding more and more instances of heavy rainfall events as the climate continues to warm, increasing the need for preventative steps, the report argues.

“Beyond the cost-benefit analysis, it is the very survival of many of Louisiana’s unique communities, people and places that is at stake,” the report states.

The first report is brief, though subsequent

Read more at: http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_8d61397a-1596-11e7-ae4b-638fb82b8884.html

Jury returns Monday to deliberate on Mount Olive homicide case

Jennifer Gilhuley, daughter of victim Patrick Gilhuley testifies on day three of Virginia Vertetis’ murder trial in Morris County Superior Court. Vertetis is accused of murdering her ex-boyfriend at her home in Mount Olive in March 2014.
Staff Video by Bob Karp

Read more at: http://www.dailyrecord.com/story/news/crime/morris-county/2017/03/31/jury-returns-monday-deliberate-mount-olive-homicide-case/99791684/

Roanoke County hosts summer police academy for teens

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