Tuesday 9th July 2019

Issue 1675

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Monday 8th July

  • Court appearance for suspected drug dealer charged with assault on Maidstone officers
  • Thief who threw power tools at police during high speed chase is jailed
  • Driver injured after collision on A2 near Strood

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Saturday 6th July

  • London drug dealers jailed after police pursuit in Margate
  • Medway hospital arsonist jailed for life
  • Armed robbers in Sevenoaks who used fake police car jailed

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Monday 8th July

  • Appeal following robbery near Dover

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Sunday 7th July

  • Have you seen Mya McMullen?
  • Missing man from Maidstone safely located

Checked : Monday 8th July. Updated : Monday 8th July

  • Man treated for burns following shed fire in Ashford
  • UPDATE: Crash involving a car and HGV in Tunbridge Wells
  • Garden log cabin fire in Herne Bay
  • Water rescue from Great Stour River near Canterbury
  • Bin fire in Margate apartment block
  • Roof fire in Chatham property
  • Fire in basement flat in Folkestone

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Monday 8th July

  • Pepperhill household waste site closure announced
  • Hawkhurst gas works finish ahead of schedule
  • Pollinator action plan to improve the lives of bees in Kent
  • Kent mum who pursued dream of becoming a midwife wins national award
  • A20 junction improvement proposals
  • Get in touch this Private Fostering Week

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Monday 8th July

  • Social prescribing reducing loneliness and increasing physical activity
  • Clanricarde Medical Centre's proposal to close Rowan Tree Surgery

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Friday 5th July

  • Drivers Targeted With Fake Fines

Checked : Monday 8th July. Updated : Monday 8th July

  • Counterfeit currency: What to do if you receive counterfeit notes or coins and where to report

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Tuesday 9th July

  • Why It is So Important to Show File Extensions In Windows
  • ‘Publix Giving Everyone a Free $80 Coupon’ Facebook Giveaway Scam

Checked : Monday 8th July. Updated : Monday 8th July

  • Recall: Heera - Golden Sultanas
  • Recall: Co-op - Veg Taster
  • Recall: iconBIT - Mekotron 6 Hoverboard HB-0060 (sold at Currys)
  • Recall: P & B Foods - Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot (update)
  • Recall: Boots - Jack Wills Mug and Socks Gift Set
  • Recall: River Island - decorative brooch with check pattern clothing
  • Recall: River Island - metal features on women's clothing items

Checked : Monday 8th July. Updated : Saturday 6th July

  • Co-op recalls Veg Taster because of undeclared fish
  • P & B Foods extends its recall of Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot because of the presence of salmonella

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Exposed: The Tricks Sellers Use To Post Fake Reviews On Amazon

Our investigation shows how sellers are finding ways to avoid detection and boost product listings with fake or incentivised positive reviews

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.


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Vital Bank Security Check Delayed Until 2020: Are You At Risk?

What to do if you're hit by a scam

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.


Sevenoaks and Swanley


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Mere Road
in Dunton Green
Between 12:01am on Monday 1st of July and 11:45am on Thursday 4th of July. A water fountain was stolen from a housing estate under construction.
Edenbridge North and East
Templar Court
in Edenbridge
On Sunday 30th of June between 6:00pm and 11:29pm. A Honda motorbike was stolen but later recovered.
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Powder Mill Lane
in Leigh
Between 10:00pm on Monday 1st of July and 8:00am on Tuesday 2nd of July. A blue Mitsubishi Shogun, R684***, was stolen from a driveway.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Granville Road
in Sevenoaks
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 12:00pm and 1:00pm. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into and a handbag was stolen.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Beechenlea Lane
in Swanley
Between 12:30pm on Thursday 6th of June and 12:40pm on Sunday 30th of June. Ball bearings were fired at a house on two occasions causing some damage to a vehicle parked outside.
Swanley St. Mary's
St. Marys Road
in Swanley
Between 9:30pm on Monday 1st of July and 12:55am on Tuesday 2nd of July. A Ford Transit, ST12***, was stolen from a driveway.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Madan Road
in Westerham
Between 5:00pm on Monday 1st of July and 10:00am on Tuesday 2nd of July. A Honda CR-V parked in the road was keyed on the passenger side.

Tonbridge and Malling


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Woodbury Road
in Aylesford
Between 10:00pm on Thursday 4th of July and 7:00am on Friday 5th of July. A black Mercedes C220, GL17***, was stolen from the road.
Aylesford South
Hermitage Lane
in Aylesford
On Monday 1st of July around 10:06am. A vehicle and an office cabin on an industrial site were entered and various items were stolen.
Ditton
London Road
in Ditton
Between 6:00pm on Monday 1st of July and 7:55am on Tuesday 2nd of July. A black Audi Q5, SM60***, was stolen from the road.
St. Peters Road
in Ditton
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 12:00pm and 12:40pm. A grey Audi A5, R90***, was stolen from the road.
Acorn Grove
in Ditton
On Monday 1st of July between 1:00pm and 1:20pm. A man of large build with fair hair driving a white van took scrap metal from a front garden and some copper piping from the back.
Downs and Mereworth
Church Lane
in Trottiscliffe
Between 12:01am on Sunday 2nd of June and 11:59pm on Saturday 8th of June. A fence was damaged at a residential property.
Higham
Turner Road
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 2nd of July and 10:00am on Wednesday 3rd of July. Someone has been poisoning cats in the neighbourhood.
Larkfield North
Westmead
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Thursday 4th of July around 4:25am. A 40 yard roll on/roll off skip was stolen from a commercial site.
Larkfield South
London Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 2:00pm on Saturday 29th of June and 5:00pm on Monday 1st of July. A broken down black Ford Fiesta KG07***, was stolen from the road.
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Birling Road
in Snodland
On Sunday 30th of June around 2:55am. All four hub caps were stolen from a Ford Fiesta parked in the road.
West Malling and Leybourne
Teddington Drive
in Leybourne
Between 8:00am on Friday 28th of June and 8:00pm on Sunday 30th of June. Parcels were stolen from outside a residential property.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Borough Green Road
in Wrotham
Between 10:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of July and 6:50am on Wednesday 3rd of July. Outbuildings at a school were broken into. Items stolen include numerous tools, a ride on mower, a strimmer and various other items.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Tuesday 9th July. Updated : Friday 5th July

  • Rapid Rehousing Pathway helping prevent homelessness

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Freight Lane
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Monday 1st of July between 7:00pm and 8:00pm. A Ridgeback mountain bike was stolen.
Park Lane
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Thursday 4th of July between 11:00am and 11:30am. A black/blue mountain bike was stolen out of the bed of a pick-up truck. The bike was secured on a mount bolted to the truck bed.
Iden Green Road
in Benenden
Between 9:00pm on Monday 1st of July and 10:45am on Wednesday 3rd of July. A barn was broken into and tools were stolen.
Paddock Wood West
Maidstone Road
in Paddock Wood
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 8:15pm and 8:35pm. A vehicle was stolen from the road.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Linden Park Road
On Tuesday 2nd of July between 12:01am and 11:01am. Two barrels of fuel oil were stolen from outside a hotel.
Sherwood
Caley Road
Between 10:00pm on Sunday 30th of June and 2:00pm on Wednesday 3rd of July. Someone attempted to break into a Vauxhall Vivaro van parked in the road causing some damage. No access gained.
St. John's
Speldhurst Road
Between 9:00pm on Wednesday 3rd of July and 8:00am on Thursday 4th of July. The front bumper, the badge, side skirting boards and the front number plate (but not the back) were stolen from a BMW M3 parked in the road.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Adisham Drive
Between 5:00pm on Wednesday 3rd of July and 7:15am on Thursday 4th of July. Containers on a site were broken into. A davit fall arrest system (for a winch) was stolen.
Bearsted
Cavendish Way
in Bearsted
On Thursday 4th of July between 2:00am and 2:15am. A grey BMW 530D was stolen from the road.
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
Heath Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Tuesday 2nd of July between 7:00am and 5:30pm. A garage at a residential property was broken into. A bicycle, tools and other items were stolen.
Old Tree Lane
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Thursday 27th of June around 1:35pm. Two men were seen taking a sit-on lawn mower and putting it into a van. They dropped it and fled when challenged.
Amber Lane
in Chart Sutton
On Tuesday 25th of June between 11:00am and 2:20pm. A silver Ford Transit, NX18***, was stolen from a driveway.
Amber Lane
in Chart Sutton
On Monday 1st of July between 1:30am and 4:00pm. A red Vauxhall Corsa, GF56***, was stolen from a car park.
Boxley
Chatham Road
in Boxley
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 2:50am and 3:17am. Someone broke in to a building at a golf course. It is not yet known what, if anything, was stolen.
Old Mill Lane
in Boxley
Between 2:00pm on Friday 31st of May and 4:30pm on Tuesday 2nd of July. A steel framed garage outbuilding was stolen from a commercial property.
Bridge
Hyde Road
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 6:30pm and 6:45pm. A black/green Carrera bicycle was stolen from outside a residential property.
Coxheath and Hunton
Water Lane
in Hunton
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 26th of June and 10:40am on Saturday 29th of June. An outbuilding was broken into and gardening tools were stolen.
Downswood and Otham
Spot Lane
in Otham
On Thursday 4th of July between 1:27am and 10:02am. A container on a commercial premises was broken into and a jet washer was stolen.
East
Wheeler Street
Between 12:01am on Friday 28th of June and 10:04pm on Sunday 30th of June. A black wheeley-bin was stolen from outside a residential property.
Curzon Road
Between 4:30pm on Wednesday 3rd of July and 7:30am on Thursday 4th of July. A Mercedes Sprinter van parked in the road was broken into and tools were stolen.
Harrietsham and Lenham
St. Welcumes Way
in Harrietsham
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 3:00pm and 3:30pm. A residential property was broken into. Two laptops and various pieces of jewellery and jewellery boxes were stolen.
High Street
Knightrider Street
Between 5:00pm on Monday 1st of July and 9:00am on Tuesday 2nd of July. Wheel nuts were removed from a Honda Civic parked in the road.
Earl Street
On Thursday 4th of July around 10:35pm. Two men entered a commercial premises via the staff door. They removed a fire extinguisher and set it off outside.
Week Street
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 3:40pm and 5:45pm. A blue/white Trek mountain bike was stolen from where it was secured outside a bank.
Queen Anne Road
On Friday 5th of July between 8:40am and 6:45pm. A rock was thrown through a bedroom window of a residential property.
Leeds
Forge Lane
in Leeds
Between 6:00pm on Monday 1st of July and 10:00am on Tuesday 2nd of July. Someone tried to force open the bonnet of a Honda CR-V parked in the road. This has been unsuccessful but extensive damage has been caused.
Marden and Yalding
Maidstone Road
in Nettlestead
Between 7:30pm on Wednesday 3rd of July and 8:15am on Thursday 4th of July. A VW Amarok parked in the road was broken into and personal items were stolen.
North
County Road
On Monday 1st of July between 8:00am and 12:32pm. An orange Giant bicycle was stolen from where it was secured.
North Downs
M20 Junction 8
in Hollingbourne
On Wednesday 3rd of July between 10:00am and 10:50pm. A caravan was stolen from motorway services.
Broad Street Hill
in Hollingbourne
Between 12:01am on Thursday 4th of July and 12:30pm on Saturday 6th of July. A residential property was broken into and jewellery was stolen.
Park Wood
Cobb Way
On Thursday 4th of July between 4:00am and 4:17am. A commercial premises was broken into. It is not yet known what, if anything, was stolen.
Shepway South
Cambridge Crescent
Between 9:00pm on Wednesday 3rd of July and 9:33am on Thursday 4th of July. The front number plate was stolen from a Citroen C4 parked in the road.
Sutton Valence and Langley
Sutton Road
in Langley
Between 7:00pm on Tuesday 2nd of July and 7:00am on Wednesday 3rd of July. A window on digger was smashed while on a works site.