Issue 1633

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Monday 11th February

  • Missing Swanley woman may be in Sussex

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Sunday 10th February

  • CCTV released after attempted burglary in Dover
  • House and two cars set alight in Meopham
  • Appeal for witnesses following two robberies in Gravesend
  • Witnesses sought to Dartford robbery
  • Appeal for driver of car found in Oare Creek to come forward

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Friday 8th February

  • Former Tunbridge Wells man jailed over multiple rapes

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Monday 11th February

  • Man arrested following house fire in Meopham
  • Officers discover cannabis factory in Herne Bay
  • Rural officers to work with Angling Trust to tackle fish poaching
  • Man charged with murder of Maidstone man
  • Large bag of cannabis found during Folkestone stop check
  • Clampdown on nuisance vehicles in Larkfield
  • Investigation launched into early morning Ramsgate assault
  • Gravesend couple forfeit £90,600 seized during raid

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Monday 11th February

  • Recall: Crazy Geezer's Putty World - magnetic putty

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Friday 8th February

  • Blue badge cheat faces £750 bill after Counter Fraud Team prosecution

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Sunday 10th February

  • Woman freed after vehicle slides into ditch - Sevenoaks
  • Lorry crash on M20 Juntion 3 - 2

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Sunday 10th February

  • Victims lose over £50 million to romance fraud

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Tuesday 12th February

  • The Amazing Typewriter Art of Paul Smith
  • Apple ‘Subscription Confirmation’ Phishing Scam
  • Can a Positive Home Pregnancy Test Indicate Testicular Cancer?

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Friday 8th February

  • The Village Bakery Markethill recalls various own-branded bakery products because of incorrect allergen labelling

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Friday 8th February

  • The Village Bakery Markethill recalls various own-branded bakery products because of incorrect allergen labelling

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Sevenoaks and Swanley


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Cowden and Hever
Hever Lane
in Hever
On Friday 18th of January around 8:50pm. A fence, gates and the lawn were damaged at a residential property probably by a vehicle driven at it.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Green Court Road
in Crockenhill
Between 7:30pm on Wednesday 16th of January and 2:45pm on Thursday 17th of January. A tyre was damaged by a nail on a VW Polo parked in the road.
Edenbridge North and East
Croft Court
in Edenbridge
On Wednesday 23rd of January between 12:01am and 9:40pm. Two men were seen trying to steal a motorbike. They left when challenged by the owner.
Hole Lane
in Edenbridge
On Thursday 31st of January between 10:00pm and 11:00pm. A container at a farm was broken in to and tools were stolen.
Ridge Way
in Edenbridge
Between 8:00am on Tuesday 15th of January and 4:00pm on Friday 18th of January. A garage at a residential property was broken into and two bicycles were stolen. A black/white road bike a white/black ladies hybrid bike with "C Boardman" on the side.
Eynsford
Pollyhaugh
in Eynsford
Between 6:00pm on Friday 18th of January and 11:52am on Saturday 19th of January. A Seat saloon and a VW golf parked in a driveway were broken into. A sat-nav and other items were stolen.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
The Street
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Wednesday 6th of February around 12:00am. A residential property was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
The Street
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 4:30pm on Thursday 7th of February and 7:30am on Friday 8th of February. Someone entered a water board site and damaged various items of equipment.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Hever Road
in West Kingsdown
On Wednesday 16th of January between 8:30pm and 8:52pm. Someone tried to break into a vehicle parked in the road causing some damage. No access gained.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Watercroft Road
in Halstead
On Thursday 7th of February around 12:38pm. Two men were seen trying to break into a residential property. They left when challenged by a neighbour.
Orpington By-pass
in Badgers Mount
On Thursday 7th of February between 12:01am and 7:52pm. A residential property was broken into. Jewellery and computers were among items stolen.
Sevenoaks Northern
Otford Road
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 17th of January between 12:01am and 2:07pm. A recycling bin was stolen from outside a residential property.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Constant Meadow
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 18th of January between 8:00am and 8:42am. A delivery van was entered while unattended and household appliances were stolen.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Station Road
in Swanley
On Wednesday 6th of February between 6:00pm and 8:50pm. A business premises was broken into and alcoholic drinks were stolen.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Friday 8th February

  • Snodland man prosecuted for breaching dog control Community Protection Notice

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Hildenborough
Bramble Close
in Hildenborough
On Wednesday 6th of February between 8:30pm and 9:00pm. Fencing was damaged at a residential property.
Kings Hill
McArthur Drive
in Kings Hill
Between 8:30am on Wednesday 16th of January and 8:31am on Thursday 17th of January. A vehicle parked on a drive was broken into and items were stolen.
Medway
Rose Street
Between 12:01am on Sunday 30th of December and 11:31am on Wednesday 16th of January. A black Yamaha WR125 motorbike, LA16***, was stolen from the road.
Trench
Forest Grove
On Thursday 7th of February around 12:00am. A residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.

Tunbridge Wells


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Cinderhill Wood
in Brenchley
Between 7:30pm on Thursday 17th of January and 3:30am on Friday 18th of January. A VW Transporter van was broken into and a laptop was stolen.
The Heath
in Horsmonden
On Thursday 17th of January between 5:30pm and 6:00pm. A black/red mountain bike was stolen from a pub car park.
Broadwater
Cherry Tree Road
Between 8:00am on Friday 4th of January and 1:30pm on Friday 18th of January. A vehicle was stolen from the road.
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Golford Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Thursday 24th of January between 8:00am and 2:00pm. A vehicle parked in the car park of a golf club was broken into and a rucksack was stolen.
Paddock Wood East
Commercial Road
in Paddock Wood
On Thursday 7th of February between 4:45am and 6:00am. A VW Caddy van was entered and a mobile phone was stolen.
Sherwood
Sherwood Road
On Thursday 31st of January between 1:00am and 1:25pm. A shed at a residential property was broken into and items were stolen.
Green Way
On Thursday 17th of January between 8:40pm and 11:59pm. A roof rack was stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Redleaf Close
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 16th of January and 8:00am on Thursday 17th of January. Two concrete statues of greyhounds, garden ornaments, were stolen from outside a residential property.
Southborough and High Brooms
Powder Mill Lane
in Southborough
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 7th of February and 11:00am on Friday 8th of February. A Fiat Scudo Combi van parked in the road was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.

Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 12th February. Updated : Monday 11th February

  • Maidstone Museum launches LGBTQ event
  • From small acorns, good deeds grow in Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Kilndown Close
On Wednesday 6th of February between 5:00pm and 6:00pm. Someone tried to break into a residential property damaging a door. No access gained.
Blackmanstone Way
On Thursday 7th of February around 1:21pm. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Bearsted
Otham Lane
in Bearsted
Between 5:20pm on Thursday 17th of January and 10:41am on Friday 18th of January. A shed at a residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Bridge
St. Peters Street
On Thursday 27th of December between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A Ford Kuga parked in the road was keyed.
Tonbridge Road
On Saturday 9th of February between 8:40pm and 8:58pm. A window was smashed at a residential property.
Coxheath and Hunton
St Helens Lane
in East Farleigh
Between 4:30pm on Thursday 7th of February and 7:30am on Friday 8th of February. A barn was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Detling and Thurnham
Ashford Road
in Thurnham
On Monday 14th of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. Two bicycles were stolen from a hotel car park. Three men were seen removing the bikes.
East
Coral Park
Between 12:01am on Monday 1st of October and 1:00am on Friday 18th of January. A BMW 320 parked in the road was keyed.
Union Street
On Thursday 7th of February around 12:01am. A shop was broken into and the till was stolen.
Heath
Haydon Close
On Thursday 17th of January around 10:24pm. Someone threw a brick at a window of a residential property.
High Street
Wyatt Street
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 1st of January and 11:13am on Wednesday 6th of February. Someone attempted to break into a residential property damaging a door. No access gained.
Bank Street
Between 1:00pm on Thursday 7th of February and 11:30am on Friday 8th of February. An advertising sign was damaged outside a shop.
Loose
Linton Road
in Loose
Between 7:30pm on Friday 8th of February and 12:01am on Saturday 9th of February. Four containers on a farm were broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
North
Sandling Road
On Friday 8th of February around 2:02pm. A silver mountain bike was stolen from outside a residential property.
Shepway North
Oxford Road
Between 8:00am on Friday 8th of February and 9:15am on Saturday 9th of February. A window was damaged at a residential property.
Shepway South
Highland Road
On Thursday 7th of February between 12:01am and 6:56pm. A residential property was broken into and jewellery was stolen.
Sutton Valence and Langley
South Lane
in Sutton Valence
Between 8:00pm on Friday 8th of February and 6:00am on Saturday 9th of February. A barn was broken into and a wood chipper was stolen.