Issue 1642

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Thursday 14th March

  • Designer watches stolen during burglary near Ashford
  • Fruit machine targeted in Margate burglary
  • Have you been stopped in west Kent by a man pretending to be a police officer?
  • Man hospitalised after report of assault in Dover
  • Bottles of perfume stolen from Folkestone department store
  • CCTV appeal following burglary in Swanley
  • River patrol officer struck by ball bearing in Maidstone
  • Repeated thefts from Maidstone store

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Wednesday 13th March

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Thursday 14th March

  • Snodland man jailed for two years over exposure offences
  • Drug dealer jailed following routine stop search on the A2
  • Prolific Maidstone offender jailed over shop break-in
  • Dangerous driver jailed for Rochester collision and arson in Dartford
  • Truck thief jailed for ramming police car

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Thursday 14th March

  • Police dog stops training exercise to help uncover suspected heroin in Minster
  • Man appears in court charged with murdering former wife
  • Arson charge following fire at Margate store
  • Court appearance for man charged with Swanley robbery
  • Man arrested following robbery at Gravesend shop
  • Four men arrested following Gravesend disturbance
  • Suspected burglar arrested in connection with Staplehurst ram raid
  • Top honours for Kent Communications Officer and Dispatcher

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Thursday 14th March

  • Recall: Hovis Granary Bread Flour
  • Recall: Mister Choc - Filled Chocolate Fingers Hazelnut Crisp (sold at Lidl)
  • Recall: Humberto - Shower Heads
  • Recall: IKEA - SÖTSAK SKUMTOPP (coated marshmallows)
  • Recall: Mino - Dining Chairs and Bar Stools
  • Recall: Star Wars Holopane 25 Lightbox
  • Recall: Westlab - Himalayan Salt Lamp
  • Recall: Argos - Cafetière
  • Recall: Argos - Goose Feather and Down Pillow

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Wednesday 13th March

  • Operation Stack to remain overnight
  • SHIFTing views on sex for the over 45s
  • No Smoking Day – Time to Seek Out Quit Support
  • Alert issued as Storm Gareth blows in
  • March into Spring with a Free Health MOT

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Thursday 14th March

  • Bungalow fire near Sheerness
  • Crews remove car roofs to free casualties following crash near Maidstone

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Thursday 14th March

  • Helping patients get the right support

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Friday 15th March

  • KFC ‘Free Chicken Buckets’ Facebook Scam
  • Absurd ‘Servers Very Busy’ Hoax Circulating Rapidly After Facebook Outage
  • Royal Bank of Canada ‘User Roles Have Been Updated’ Phishing Scam

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Wednesday 13th March

  • Lidl recalls Mister Choc Filled Chocolate Fingers Hazelnut Crisp as allergenic ingredients are not declared in English
  • Graze recalls Sea Salt & Vinegar Veg Crunchers because it is labelled vegan and contains milk

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes Grounded After Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Your rights if you were due to fly on one of the aircraft models suspended by the CAA

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Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Wednesday 13th March

  • Just what the doctor ordered - Sevenoaks District Council supports Social Prescribing Day 2019

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Punch Croft
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Friday 8th of March between 8:00pm and 11:59pm. Person/s have attempted a break-in by kicking down garden gate a side of property.
Coltstead
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 9:30pm on Saturday 9th of March and 10:30pm on Sunday 10th of March. A grey Land Recovery Discovery RY55 *** has been stolen.
Caling Croft
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 1:00pm on Sunday 10th of March and 1:30pm on Tuesday 12th of March. A Citroen van parked in the road was broken into damaging the rear doors. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Westerham Road
in Chevening
On Saturday 9th of March between 1:45pm and 8:55pm. A residential property was broken into. A messy search was conducted and various items were stolen including jewellery.
Main Road
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Monday 25th of February between 8:00am and 11:00am. A motorbike was stolen from outside a property.
Manor Road
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Thursday 14th of February between 8:30am and 3:20pm. A planter was stolen from the front of a property.
Cowden and Hever
Stick Hill
in Cowden
Between 11:00pm on Friday 8th of March and 9:00am on Saturday 9th of March. A shed at a residential property was broken into.
Hever Lane
in Hever
On Saturday 9th of March between 10:30am and 1:45pm. A garage at a residential property was broken into.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Eynsford Road
in Crockenhill
Between 11:50pm on Friday 8th of March and 12:01am on Saturday 9th of March. Person/s have broken into a lock-up by cutting off the padlocks, they have then stolen two Quad Bikes and a Mountain bike.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Marlborough Crescent
in Riverhead
On Monday 25th of February between 12:01am and 7:37am. A silver Land Rover Discovery GN17 *** has been stolen.
London Road
in Dunton Green
On Thursday 14th of February between 11:00am and 1:35pm. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
London Road
in Dunton Green
On Saturday 9th of March between 4:45pm and 10:19pm. A residential property was broken into. The property had been searched and various items were stolen including some jewellery.
Edenbridge North and East
High Street
in Edenbridge
On Saturday 9th of March between 12:28am and 1:28am. A store was broken into.
Swan Lane
in Edenbridge
On Monday 11th of March between 8:30am and 5:15pm. A residential property was broken into. Jewellery and computers were stolen.
Edenbridge South and West
Leather Close
in Edenbridge
On Sunday 10th of March around 3:55am. A vehicle was found with paint thrown over it.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Fawkham Green Road
in Fawkham
Between 5:00pm on Tuesday 12th of March and 9:00am on Wednesday 13th of March. A van has been broken into and various tools have been stolen from the back.
East Hill Road
in Knatts Valley
Between 1:00pm on Monday 11th of March and 9:00am on Tuesday 12th of March. A Honda Jazz parked in a car park was keyed on both side doors and the boot.
Hextable
Claremont Road
in Hextable
On Wednesday 13th of March between 1:30am and 2:00am. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into. Persons made a messy search and various items have been stolen.
Kemsing
Knavewood Road
in Kemsing
On Sunday 3rd of March around 7:15pm. A solver Ford Transit GJ12 *** has been stolen from a driveway.
Knavewood Road
in Kemsing
On Sunday 3rd of March around 7:15pm. Security lights have been stolen from outside a property.
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Moorden Lane
in Chiddingstone Causeway
On Friday 15th of February between 3:45pm and 4:29pm. A vehicle was broken into via the back window. Various items inside have been stolen.
Seal and Weald
Saxbys Road
in Seal
On Monday 11th of March between 12:00pm and 1:50pm. A residential property was broken into and jewellery was stolen.
Parkfield
in Sevenoaks
On Monday 11th of March between 1:15pm and 1:30pm. A chainsaw has been stolen from the back of a vehicle.
Sevenoaks Eastern
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
Between 9:00pm on Tuesday 26th of February and 9:30am on Wednesday 27th of February. A vehicle was found keyed in a community car park.
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 26th of February and 2:01pm on Wednesday 27th of February. A vehicle was found keyed in a communal parking area. Various other vehicles were also keyed.
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 26th of February and 9:00am on Wednesday 27th of February. Overnight a vehicle was keyed.
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
Between 10:00pm on Tuesday 26th of February and 1:30am on Wednesday 27th of February. A car was found keyed along with several others in a communal parking area.
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
Between 7:00pm on Monday 25th of February and 9:00am on Tuesday 26th of February. A Mercedes was found keyed.
Sevenoaks Northern
Seal Road
in Sevenoaks
On Sunday 10th of March around 12:30pm. A residential property was broken into various electrical items have been stolen as well as some jewellery.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
High Street
in Sevenoaks
Between 5:30pm on Tuesday 12th of March and 8:45am on Wednesday 13th of March. Person/s have attempted to break into a building via an air-vent. No access was gained.
Swanley St. Mary's
London Road
in Swanley
On Tuesday 19th of February around 1:28pm. A vehicle was parked with the keys left in it. Someone got in the vehicle and drove off.

Tonbridge and Malling


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford South
Admiral Moore Drive
in Aylesford
On Friday 15th of February around 2:18pm. Person/s have made a hole into the fuel tank and drained the fuel from inside.
Burnt Ash Road
in Aylesford
On Saturday 16th of February between 12:01am and 2:00am. A vehicle has been taken apart and the majority of the engine has been taken.
Burham and Wouldham
Rochester Road
in Burham
On Friday 8th of March between 6:45pm and 8:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Access was gained via a window and various items have been stolen.
Church Street
in Burham
On Tuesday 12th of March around 6:38pm. Person/s were disturbed whilst attempting to break into a vehicle. They ran off when they realised they had been seen.
Downs and Mereworth
Churchfield
in Addington
Between 7:00pm on Friday 8th of March and 10:30am on Saturday 9th of March. A garage at a residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
East Malling
Columbine Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Saturday 16th of February between 12:01am and 1:38pm. Windows were damaged on a Vauxhall Astra parked in the road.
Hildenborough
Tonbridge Road
in Hildenborough
On Sunday 10th of March between 6:00pm and 8:20pm. A residential property was broken into. Various items have been stolen including items of jewellery.
Judd
Quarry Hill Road
On Thursday 14th of February around 2:05pm. A push bike has been taken without consent.
Larkfield North
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Saturday 16th of February between 11:00am and 3:56pm. The seat was stolen from a bicycle secured at a leisure centre.
Medway
Whitefriars Wharf
On Saturday 16th of February between 8:00am and 5:30pm. Duct tape was stuck over the windows of a vehicle parked in the road.
Tudeley Lane
On Sunday 17th of February between 12:01am and 1:09pm. Paint was thrown over a Mini parked in the road.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Malling Road
in Snodland
On Wednesday 13th of March between 10:15am and 11:05am. Tools have been taken from a vehicle parked in the road.
West Malling and Leybourne
Woodland Gate Walk
in Leybourne
Between 12:01am on Sunday 24th of February and 8:18pm on Friday 8th of March. Person/s have stolen various items of jewellery from a property.
Rectory Lane North
in Leybourne
Between 5:30pm on Monday 11th of March and 6:44am on Tuesday 12th of March. Garage doors have been forced open and a toolkit has been stolen.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Randall Hill Road
in Wrotham
Between 9:00am on Saturday 22nd of December and 6:00pm on Wednesday 2nd of January. A vehicle has been broken into and tools that were inside have been stolen.
Kemsing Road
in Wrotham
Between 9:00pm on Sunday 10th of March and 3:30am on Monday 11th of March. A garage at a residential property was broken into. Still awaiting list of stolen property.
Greenwood Place
in Wrotham
On Monday 11th of March between 3:15am and 3:30am. A Grey BMW has been broken into and items from inside stolen.
Borough Green Road
in Wrotham
On Sunday 10th of March between 9:00pm and 10:00pm. Some men were seen climbing over a fence into a school and breaking into sheds. Nothing appears to have been taken.
London Road
in Wrotham
On Monday 11th of March between 11:00pm and 11:20pm. A white Ford Transit Tipper, GX13***, was stolen from a driveway.
Borough Green Road
in Wrotham
Between 1:00pm on Saturday 9th of March and 6:40am on Monday 11th of March. Workshop and containers were broken into at a school. Gardening equipment and tools were stolen.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Wednesday 13th March

  • New recycling, waste collection and street cleaning contract begins in borough
  • Corporate Peer Challenge: Follow Up Visit
  • 11 business tips in 11 minutes
  • Roadworks on Monson Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Ropewalk
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 12:01am on Sunday 3rd of March and 7:19am on Wednesday 6th of March. Person/s have gained access to a rear garden causing damage to a shed and fencing. Various items have also been moved.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Cranbrook Road
in Goudhurst
Between 5:15pm on Friday 15th of February and 11:00am on Saturday 16th of February. A back window of a vehicle was found smashed. Nothing has been reported stolen.
Paddock Wood East
Willow Lane
in Paddock Wood
On Tuesday 12th of March around 12:23am. A Scania lorry and trailer was stolen from an auction site.
Park
Halls Hole Road
On Monday 11th of March around 4:00pm. A Land Rover Discovery was stolen from a barn and later found burnt out.
Newton Road
On Sunday 10th of March around 1:31am. A shop window was smashed with a brick.
Rusthall
High Street
in Rusthall
Between 6:30pm on Tuesday 26th of February and 8:37am on Wednesday 27th of February. A silver Ford Ranger AD57 *** has been stolen.
Grange Gardens
in Rusthall
On Sunday 10th of March between 3:00pm and 9:45pm. The owner of a property has returned home to find someone has tried to pull the lock off the door using a crowbar.
Lower Green Road
in Rusthall
On Sunday 10th of March between 11:30am and 8:00pm. A residential property was broken into and various items have been stolen.
Sherwood
Oak Road
On Monday 11th of March between 6:00am and 9:00am. A window was smashed on a VW Polo parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Laurel Road
On Monday 11th of March between 12:00pm and 9:30pm. Someone damaged the letterbox of a door at a residential property apparently in an attempt to break in. No access gained.

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 15th March. Updated : Thursday 14th March

  • MBC stampeding towards a summer of elephant fun

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Boxley
Bearsted Road
in Boxley
Between 8:00pm on Monday 11th of March and 7:00am on Tuesday 12th of March. A storage container at a crematorium was broken into. A leaf blower and electric lawnmower were stolen.
Boarley Lane
in Boxley
Between 12:01am on Sunday 10th of March and 6:45am on Monday 11th of March. An office and a shed were broken into. Not known whether anything was taken.
Bridge
London Road
On Monday 4th of March between 8:00am and 7:30pm. A residential property was broken into.
Coxheath and Hunton
Burston Road
in Coxheath
Between 5:00pm on Saturday 16th of February and 11:00am on Sunday 17th of February. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Burston Road
in Coxheath
Between 12:01am on Monday 28th of January and 11:59pm on Sunday 3rd of February. Hub caps have been stolen from a vehicle.
Burston Road
in Coxheath
On Thursday 17th of January between 12:01am and 11:59pm. Damage has been caused to a wing mirror of a vehicle.
Church Lane
in West Farleigh
Between 12:00pm on Thursday 7th of March and 5:33pm on Friday 8th of March. A building has been broken into. Unsure if anything at this stage has been stolen.
St Helens Lane
in East Farleigh
Between 12:00am on Friday 8th of March and 12:00am on Saturday 9th of March. Person/s have attempted to break into a property damaging the door frame. They also sprayed graffiti on the cladding.
East
Brewer Street
On Sunday 17th of February between 12:01am and 12:16am. The front windscreen of a vehicle was found smashed.
Sittingbourne Road
On Thursday 21st of February between 3:00pm and 4:00pm. A lorry has been broken into and items from the back removed.
Fant
Roseholme
Between 12:00pm on Sunday 17th of February and 8:00am on Monday 18th of February. A window of a vehicle was found smashed.
Headcorn
Oak Lane
in Headcorn
Between 6:00pm on Friday 15th of February and 10:02am on Saturday 16th of February. A vehicle was found with its tyre slashed.
High Street
Gabriels Hill
On Saturday 9th of March around 8:15am. Someone broke into a property, whilst they were there they were disturbed by person/s in the building next door.
Week Street
On Monday 11th of March around 12:05pm. A male entered a block of flats via an underground car park and was seen attempting to gain access to various properties. When challenged he ran off.
Pudding Lane
Between 3:30pm on Sunday 10th of March and 8:50am on Tuesday 12th of March. A restaurant was broken into and various items have been stolen.
King Street
Between 5:30pm on Saturday 16th of February and 8:30am on Monday 18th of February. Damage has been caused to a shop window.
Marden and Yalding
Sutton Forge
in Marden
Between 10:30pm on Saturday 16th of February and 7:45am on Sunday 17th of February. Overnight a wing mirror has been broken off a vehicle.
North
John Street
Between 12:00pm on Sunday 3rd of March and 8:00am on Monday 4th of March. Damage has been caused to a gate at a charity care home.
Shepway North
Sutton Road
Between 5:30pm on Friday 8th of March and 9:25am on Saturday 9th of March. Person/s have attempted to break into a building. Damage was caused when they tried to gain access but no entry was gained.
Greenfields
Between 7:00pm on Sunday 10th of March and 7:00am on Monday 11th of March. A rear window on the drivers side of a vehicle has been smashed.
South
Arran Road
Between 12:01am on Monday 11th of February and 10:19am on Saturday 16th of February. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Staplehurst
Greenhill
in Staplehurst
Between 10:00pm on Tuesday 12th of March and 9:47am on Wednesday 13th of March. A cars headlights have been stolen from a vehicle during the night.