Last week the Northern News introduced the police commanders for Sectors 2 and 3 (“May the force be with you,” Northern News August 30). This week, we profile the commanders for Kuils Rivers’ sectors 1 and 4.
Constable Pieter du Toit is the commander for Sector 1, which stretches from Van Riebeeck Road until, but not including the Stellenbosch Arterial, and until Nooiensfontein Road and then back to Van Riebeeck Road. The train station and CBD are within this sector. Constable Du Toit said muggings were the predominant crime within the sector. “People walk with earphones and their cellphones openly and get mugged,” he said. He reminded residents to lock their windows and doors and to get to know their neighbours. Constable Du Toit can be contacted at 082 522 1929 or 021 900 2822. The sectors’ patrol van can be contacted at 082 522 1878 or 021 900 2822.
Warrant Officer Mervin Lamberts is the commander for Sector 4, which has both residential and rural areas and covers Silver Oaks, St Dumas, Jakarandas, Zevenwacht (farm, estate, village etc), Zevendal, Zevenzicht, Jagtershof, Hunters Creek, Hunters Retreat, Vredelust, Turtle Creek, Lillydale, Rustdal on the Engen-garage side and Saxenburg Park 1 and 2. The most prevalent crimes in this area are house robberies and break-ins, theft and theft out of motor vehicles. Warrant Officer Lambrechts can be contacted at 082 777 6589. The sector’s patrol van’s number is 082 469 1258.