Issue 1627

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Monday 21st January

  • Distraction burglary in Dartford
  • CCTV released after man reports being threatened with weapon in Folkestone
  • Detectives investigate aggravated burglary in Canterbury
  • Did you witness knifepoint robbery in Canterbury?
  • Vigilance warning issued to Broadstairs residents
  • CCTV appeal following burglary at Maidstone supermarket
  • Armed robbery in Longfield
  • Fatal collision in Chartham
  • Cliftonville assault left man with facial injuries

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Friday 18th January

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Saturday 19th January

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Friday 18th January

  • Dartford drug dealers jailed
  • Jury finds man guilty of Tunbridge Wells murder
  • Chatham brothel couple jailed for controlling prostitution

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Monday 21st January

  • M2 open after collision
  • Man arrested following Canterbury drugs warrant
  • Man charged over attempted robbery in Tunbridge Wells
  • Man arrested following break-in at Whitstable business

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Monday 21st January

  • Recall: Omega Seed Mix / Goji Berries / Rainforest Bounty
  • Recall: Sainsbury's - Deliciously Free From Garlic Pizza Bread

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Tuesday 22nd January

  • 2019 pothole blitz gets underway
  • Government awards £4.3m to develop the Thames Estuary Production Corridor

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Monday 21st January

  • PCC looking to enhance services in Kent for victims of crime and abuse

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Sunday 20th January

  • Electrical fire in bedroom of Greenhithe home
  • Man rescued after falling down a gully in Folkestone
  • Large amount of pallets on fire in Smarden
  • Store room fire in Gillingham

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Tuesday 22nd January

  • Léman Lake Switzerland Ice Storm Photographs
  • Qantas ‘2 Free Tickets to All’ Facebook Giveaway Scam
  • ‘National Lottery’ Scam Emails Continue Hitting Inboxes
  • Changes To Facebook Group Invite Process Causing Confusion

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Monday 21st January

  • Sainsbury’s recalls ‘Deliciously Free From Garlic Pizza Bread’ due to undeclared milk
  • Irving's Homestyle Bakery recalls its Chocolate Crispy due to undeclared wheat (gluten)
  • Cook Trading Ltd recalls a batch of Cook Sticky Soy & Ginger Beef pots because of undeclared allergens

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Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Monday 21st January

  • Last chance to have your say on the new Community Plan

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Chapel Wood
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Monday 14th of January around 4:32am. Someone attempted to break into a residential property. They left when confronted by the resident.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Church Road
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
Between 3:00pm on Monday 14th of January and 9:40am on Tuesday 15th of January. Two tyres were stolen from a Ford Focus parked in the road.
Edenbridge North and East
Station Approach
in Edenbridge
Between 5:05pm on Monday 14th of January and 7:20am on Tuesday 15th of January. Wheelbarrows have been stolen from outside a DIY store.
Edenbridge South and West
Hever Road
in Edenbridge
On Wednesday 2nd of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A Renault Master van parked in the road was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Wellingtonia Way
in Edenbridge
On Friday 18th of January between 12:50pm and 1:15pm. A residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Montgomery Road
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Tuesday 11th of December around 2:18pm. The rear window of a Ford Galaxy people carrier was smashed.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
St. Clere Hill Road
in West Kingsdown
On Saturday 15th of December between 10:00am and 10:00pm. Two golf buggies were stolen from an estate but later recoverd nearby.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Main Road
in Knockholt
Between 6:50pm on Sunday 13th of January and 11:13am on Tuesday 15th of January. Someone broke into business premisses and tried to steal some batteries from their vehicles.
Kemsing
Park Hill Road
in Kemsing
On Monday 14th of January between 1:00pm and 4:30pm. A shed at a residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Park Hill Road
in Kemsing
On Monday 14th of January between 12:01am and 6:00pm. A garage at a residential property was broken into and gardening tools were stolen.
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Powder Mills
in Leigh
On Friday 18th of January between 7:30am and 5:15pm. Someone attempted to break into a residential property. No access gained.
Otford and Shoreham
Bowers Road
in Shoreham
On Saturday 19th of January between 12:30am and 8:30am. A residential property was broken into. Keys to three vehicles were taken and used to steal the cars. The vehicles are, a silver Vauxhall Mokka, GJ64***, a blue Ford Fiesta, EG16*** and a silver Seat Ibiza, GX04***.
Seal and Weald
Church Street
in Seal
On Saturday 12th of January between 12:01am and 3:00am. A Citroen C4 parked in the road was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Blackhall Lane
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Friday 21st of December and 11:59pm on Saturday 5th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into and gardening equipment was stolen.
Woodland Rise
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 19th of December and 1:00pm on Thursday 10th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into and gardening tools were stolen.
Sevenoaks Eastern
Hillingdon Avenue
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 17th of January around 12:00am. A residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Brewery Lane
in Sevenoaks
Between 9:00am on Monday 14th of January and 12:44pm on Tuesday 15th of January. Scaffolding was stolen from the road.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Quebec Avenue
in Westerham
On Saturday 5th of January around 8:25am. A window was smashed at a residential property possibly by a catapult missile.
Canville Rise
in Westerham
Between 9:00am on Saturday 10th of November and 12:00pm on Monday 12th of November. Parcels were stolen from the communal area of a block of flats.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Friday 18th January

  • Mayor's debate with primary school pupils is a success
  • Free business networking event in Snodland

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford South
Quarry Wood
in Aylesford
On Friday 4th of January between 6:30pm and 6:46pm. Someone broke into a store's yard and have stolen various tools.
Burham and Wouldham
Knowle Road
in Wouldham
On Thursday 10th of January between 4:08am and 8:11am. Someone disabled the alarm on a Land Rover Defender parked on a drive.
Castle
Elm Lane
On Saturday 12th of January between 2:30am and 3:15am. The windscreen was damaged on a Mazda RX-8 parked in the road.
Downs and Mereworth
Seven Mile Lane
in Mereworth
Between 12:00am on Friday 14th of December and 12:00am on Saturday 15th of December. A VW Amarok parked in the road was broken into and tools were stolen.
East Malling
Well Street
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Thursday 10th of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A shed at a residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Kings Hill
Lapins Lane
in Kings Hill
Between 10:30pm on Wednesday 16th of January and 9:00am on Thursday 17th of January. A silver Mercedes C220 was stolen from a driveway.
Kings Hill Avenue
in Kings Hill
On Tuesday 11th of December between 6:00pm and 6:47pm. Two vehicles parked in a leisure centre car park were broken into. Not known whether anything was stolen.
Larkfield North
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Sunday 16th of December between 10:06pm and 10:21pm. A container was broken into. Two men were seen in a Mercedes Sprinter van. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Saltings Road
in Snodland
On Wednesday 16th of January around 9:27am. Someone attempted to break into a residential property damaging a door. No access gained.
Saltings Road
in Snodland
On Friday 14th of December between 11:00pm and 11:44pm. Someone damaged a door at a residential property.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Gassons Road
in Snodland
On Saturday 12th of January between 12:01am and 11:45am. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into and searched. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Vauxhall
Weald View Road
Between 10:00pm on Sunday 13th of January and 9:00am on Monday 14th of January. A garage at a residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
West Malling and Leybourne
High Street
in West Malling
On Sunday 13th of January between 4:15pm and 6:00pm. The spare wheel cover was stolen from a Toyota RAV-4 parked in a car park.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Monday 21st January

  • Surveying in Calverley Grounds

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Swattenden Lane
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 12th of January and 7:30am on Sunday 13th of January. Someone broke into a chicken run on a poultry farm. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Broadwater
Eastlands Road
Between 12:00pm on Tuesday 16th of January and 5:10pm on Thursday 17th of January. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed on the bonnet.
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Spongs Lane
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 5:00pm on Monday 7th of January and 7:30am on Tuesday 8th of January. A barn at a farm was broken into and an Ifor Williams Flat bed trailer was stolen.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Beresford Road
in Goudhurst
Between 8:00am on Monday 14th of January and 8:00am on Tuesday 15th of January. Tyres were slashed on two vehicles parked in the road.
Station Road
in Goudhurst
Between 12:01am on Monday 17th of December and 8:59pm on Tuesday 18th of December. A garage at a residential property was entered. Fishing equipment and tools were stolen.
Paddock Wood East
Commercial Road
in Paddock Wood
Between 7:32pm on Tuesday 15th of January and 9:00am on Wednesday 16th of January. A business premises was broken into and cash was stolen.
Park
Bayhall Road
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 10th of January and 7:30am on Friday 11th of January. Several vehicles parked in the road had wing mirrors damaged.
Ferndale
Between 12:01am on Monday 3rd of December and 3:00pm on Sunday 13th of January. A silver Vauxhall Vectra, DJ09***, was stolen from the road.
Pembury
Church Road
in Pembury
Between 12:01am on Thursday 10th of January and 11:51am on Saturday 19th of January. A residential property was broken into and a music keyboard was stolen.
Sherwood
North Farm Lane
Between 4:30pm on Friday 18th of January and 7:30am on Saturday 19th of January. An office building was broken into and cash was stolen.
Southborough and High Brooms
Ladys Gift Road
in Southborough
Between 4:00pm on Friday 18th of January and 4:00pm on Saturday 19th of January. A residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Ashurst Road
in Speldhurst
Between 12:00pm on Thursday 10th of January and 8:45am on Tuesday 15th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into. A Yamaha Grizzly 350 Quad Bike, not registered for the road, was stolen.

Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 22nd January. Updated : Tuesday 22nd January

  • Arriva launches contactless payments on its services in Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Midley Close
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 15th of January and 8:00am on Wednesday 16th of January. A VW Beetle parked in the road was keyed on both sides.
Boxley
St. Michaels Close
in Boxley
On Wednesday 12th of December around 7:23am. Someone broke into a business compound. Not known whether anything has been stolen.
East
Week Street
On Saturday 15th of December between 3:00pm and 3:13pm. A Giant mountain bike was stolen from outside a restaurant.
Fant
Woodford Road
Between 9:00am on Tuesday 11th of December and 1:26pm on Wednesday 12th of December. A 6 months old Chihuahua escaped from home and was seen being taken from Gatland Park by a man.
Headcorn
Biddenden Road
in Headcorn
Between 8:00pm on Monday 10th of December and 5:00am on Tuesday 11th of December. The tyres of a van parked in a business yard were slashed and the windscreen was broken.
Heath
Greenways
On Friday 14th of December around 10:25pm. Someone attempted to break into a vehicle parked in the road. They ran off when they realised they had been seen.
Springwood Road
On Monday 17th of December between 2:53am and 4:31am. Someone attempted to steal ceramic pots from a garden causing some damage.
High Street
Underwood Close
Between 8:00pm on Friday 11th of January and 11:00am on Saturday 12th of January. Both number plates were stolen from a VW Passat parked in the road.
King Street
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 16th of January and 7:43am on Thursday 17th of January. A business premises was broken into and cash stolen from the tills.
Marsham Street
On Tuesday 8th of January around 12:00am. Someone attempted to break into a residential property damaging a door. No access gained.
McKenzie Court
Between 8:17am on Monday 26th of November and 8:17am on Friday 11th of January. A Ford Kuga parked in the road was keyed on two separate occasions.
Loose
Loose Road
in Loose
On Thursday 17th of January between 12:01am and 8:25am. Two vehicles parked in a gated compound were broken into and parts were stolen.
Marden and Yalding
Maidstone Road
in Yalding
Between 12:01am on Sunday 13th of January and 5:20pm on Monday 14th of January. A container was broken into. Welding equipment, two drills and a disc cutter were stolen.
Symonds Lane
in Yalding
Between 5:30pm on Tuesday 15th of January and 5:15am on Wednesday 16th of January. A Ford Transit van parked in the road was broken into and tools were stolen.
Pattenden Lane
in Marden
Between 6:30pm on Wednesday 16th of January and 8:00am on Thursday 17th of January. A compound was broken into and a tractor and forklift were taken. The tractor is described as a red Massey Ferguson, reg BPE5***.
North Downs
M20
in Hollingbourne
On Thursday 13th of December between 1:00am and 1:21am. The cover of an HGV parked in a motorway service area was cut and a box opened but nothing appears to have been taken.
Park Wood
Bicknor Road
On Friday 14th of December between 12:01am and 9:07pm. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Jordan Close
Between 12:01am on Friday 11th of January and 2:10pm on Friday 18th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into. Golf equipment and gardening tools were stolen.
Shepway North
Durham Close
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 12th of January and 9:30am on Sunday 13th of January. A VW Caddy van parked in the road was broken into. A sat-nav, a computer and other items were stolen.
Shepway Court
Between 12:00am on Friday 11th of January and 12:00am on Sunday 13th of January. A Suzuki saloon parked in the road was keyed on the offside.
South
Loose Road
On Thursday 17th of January between 3:00pm and 3:43pm. A shed at a residential property was broken into. A box of copper piping was stolen.
Sutton Valence and Langley
Chartway Street
in Sutton Valence
On Saturday 12th of January between 12:01am and 11:00am. A fence was damaged at a field entrance.
Maidstone Road
in Sutton Valence
On Saturday 12th of January between 12:01am and 4:00am. Someone cut down a hedge to gain access to land and stole some scrap copper.