A total of 23 arrests were made in the course of the week.
Ballito Neighbourhood Watch chairmen Gary Frances praised the efforts of local security companies for their swift responses.
As the festive season just begin, criminals will be targeting all businesses, therefore business owners must be on high alert.
The alleged criminal opened fire on the police.
Tongaat station commander colonel Santha Moodley raised concerns about the high number of rape and assault cases reported at SAPS Tongaat.
The woman had been missing for days and police are still doing an investigation.
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Doctor Albertina Luthuli questioned the high number of guns in the province and urged leaders to make sure there is peace in the societies they lead.
Holiday accommodation scams are also popular around this time of the year as visitors seek affordable beach accommodation in the area.
Umhlali, Tongaat and KwaDukuza police stations showed an increase of aggravated robbery, particularly in a carjacking while KwaDukuza saw the most significant increase in murder on the North Coast.
A man wanted in connection with four business robberies was also arrested.