Reaction Unit South Africa | Kwa-Zulu Natal | NARI
3 Mar 2018, Verulam, Kwa-Zulu Natal: Theft of Garden Lights: Verulam - Kwazulu Natal
In recent weeks, Reaction Unit South Africa have attended to 37 cases of Theft of garden lights in the Verulam & surrounding areas.
This post has been created in an attempt to arrest the suspect who has targeted homes and repeatedly stolen expensive lights. 25 of these thefts have been reported in the Brindhaven area.
According to homeowners, the suspect usually removes the garden lights from inside the property or from verges.
The wires are then separated with black insulation tape & usually detected days later. In several cases the power boxes, day/night sensors & cabling have been damaged.
In the 37 cases that RUSA has attended to, approx 185 led, solar powered & flood lights were stolen valued over R120 000. One home was targeted several times & every replacement light was stolen.
Reaction Officers have gathered information that the suspect is a young indian male, a drug user who was fired from an electrical company. No further information is available. It could not be established as to where the lights are being sold or who the buyers are.