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Kimberley tops the list with largest number of reported crimes.

CRIME Stats SA recently produced a list of the top 10 precincts in each province with the largest number of reported crimes. In the Northern Cape, Kimberley tops the list for the total number of crimes, with 7 217 crimes reported in 2019, followed by Galeshewe and Upington.

The 10 worst precincts in the Province with the largest number of reported crimes are:

Kimberley 7 217

Galeshewe 3 357

Upington 2 417

Roodepan 1 889

Kagiso 1 767

Kuruman 1 682

Kathu 1 582

Rosedale 1 395

Mothibistad 1 370

Douglas 1 099

Galeshewe tops the list for the most number of murders reported:

Galeshewe 20

Mothibistad 20

Prieska 17

Sunrise 14

Roodepan 12

Kimberley 10

Kagiso 10

Keimoes 10

Jan Kempdorp 9

Kuruman 9

Sexual offences:

Galeshewe 128

Kimberley 106

Mothibistad 104

Kagiso 70

Upington 48

Pampierstad 45

Roodepan 45

Keimoes 44

Kakamas 43

Warrenton 41

Rape:

Galeshewe 91

Mothibistad 91

Kimberley 63

Kagiso 44

Pampierstad 41

Bothithong 35

Upington 32

Warrenton 31

Bathlaros 30

Douglas 30

Common robbery:

Kimberley 422

Kuruman 116

Galeshewe 115

Roodepan 75

Kagiso 62

Pampierstad 46

Modderrivier 40

Mothibistad 34

Douglas 30

Upington 28

Robbery with aggravating circumstances:

Kimberley 432

Galeshewe 215

Mothibistad 113

Kuruman 97

Jan Kempdorp 74

Roodepan 68

Kagiso 65

Kathu 48

Warrenton 46

Malicious damage to property:

Kimberley 485

Galeshewe 310

Roodepan 158

Kagiso 150

Upington 128

Mothibistad 126

Rosedale 120

Kuruman 75

Kathu 73

Warrenton 71

Burglary at non-residential premises:

Kimberley 366

Kuruman 153

Galeshewe 149

Upington 130

Hartswater 104

Kagiso 92

De Aar 83

Warrenton 75

Kathu 76

Pampierstad 64

Burglary at residential premises:

Kimberley 680

Galeshewe 383

Kagiso 350

Kathu 313

Roodepan 302

Pampierstad 214

Jan Kempdorp 207

Kuruman 201

Upington 192

Rosedale 190

Theft of motor vehicles and motorcycles:

Kimberley 37

Galeshewe 17

Kuruman 12

Kathu 11

Upington 11

Hartswater 11

Mothibistad 11

Kagiso 8

Postmasburg 8

Danielskuil 6

Theft out of or from motor vehicles:

Kimberley 1 000

Galeshewe 201

Kathu 170

Kuruman 165

Roodepan 104

De Aar 98

Upington 96

Kagiso 91

Hartswater 86

Rosedale 77

Stock-theft:

Groblershoop 59

Upington 54

Hanover 52

Richmond 47

Hopetown 45

De Aar 44

Kenhardt 40

Pampierstad 39

Colesberg 38

Kuruman 37

Drug-related crime:

Upington 423

Calvinia 242

Keimoes 234

Rosedale 170

Kakamas 168

Douglas 132

Springbok 129

Kimberley 125

Nabapeep 122

Galeshewe 107

Shoplifting:

Kimberley 315

Upington 240

Kuruman 143

Galeshewe 86

Kathu 82

De Aar 79

Hartswater 64

Postmasburg 38

Roodepan 38

Kakamas 28