Tuesday 10th September 2019

Issue 1693

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Tuesday 10th September

  • Court appearance for man charged with theft and assault in New Ash Green
  • Suspected Ashford burglars to appear in court
  • New tool to help find missing people
  • Alleged Gravesend drug dealer charged with six offences

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Monday 9th September

  • Burglar who dragged fruit machine out of Deal pub is jailed
  • Thieves who tried to blow up a cash machine in Paddock Wood jailed
  • Canterbury cannabis discovery lands man in jail
  • Prison for man caught with £1 million of precious metals
  • Tunbridge Wells dealer falsely claimed he was forced to sell drugs
  • Folkestone burglar caught with cleansing lotion is jailed

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Sunday 8th September

  • CCTV released after pub assault in Willesborough
  • Elderly man assaulted during burglary in Broadstairs

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Friday 6th September

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Sunday 8th September

  • Fire in flats and commercial property near Sheerness
  • Out of control bonfire in Canterbury
  • Caravan fire near Maidstone
  • House fire in Rochester

Checked : Monday 9th September. Updated : Friday 6th September

  • Thanet Residents’ Health in Spotlight for Visit
  • Businesses in Kent are being urged to prepare for Brexit

Checked : Monday 9th September. Updated : Monday 9th September

  • Helen Skelton reveals that she lost £70,000 following bank scam call

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Monday 9th September

  • ‘Someone Has Access to Your System’ Fake Blackmail Sextortion Scam
  • PayPal ’24 Hours to Resolve Issue’ Phishing Email
  • Facebook Lottery Scammers Using Fake ‘Winners List’ Websites

Checked : Monday 9th September. Updated : Monday 9th September

  • Recall: Wireless microphone karaoke equipment
  • Recall: Cuggl - Mushroom High Chair

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Have You Been Called By A 'BT Technical Support' Phone Scam?

Has the 'Microsoft technical support' phone scam evolved? Is it now the 'BT technical support' scam? We've heard from people who've been called... and we want to see whether there are more of you out there.

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

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Delayed Or Cancelled Flight?

If you've travelled to or from a UK airport and your flight was delayed or cancelled, we can help you calculate what compensation you can claim for free. We'll need a few contact details and information about your flight to create a compensation claim letter template that you can send to your airline.

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

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Scam Alert: Fraudsters Exploit New Online Security Checks With Phishing Attacks

Watch out for fake emails taking advantage of strong customer authentication

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

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Safety Alert: Argos Cuggl Mushroom High Chair Recalled

Children using the Argos exclusive high chair are at risk of injury

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

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Friday 6th September

  • Business Waste – your duty of care

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Millfield
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 5th of September and 10:00am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Chevening Road
in Chevening
On Thursday 5th of September around 10:52pm. Somebody entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the road and stole cash.
Penn Lane
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 1st of May and 6:18pm on Monday 2nd of September. An Iveco-Ford horsebox was damaged whilst parked in the road. The ramp was smashed and windows were broken.
No Road Name
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
Between 4:30pm on Sunday 1st of September and 7:00am on Monday 2nd of September. Somebody broke into a shop and stole various items of stock.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Parkgate Road
in Crockenhill
On Thursday 5th of September around 6:38pm. A man was seen searching a vehicle in a golf course car park. He left in a BMW when challenged by the owner.
Tylers Green Road
in Crockenhill
Between 10:00pm on Thursday 5th of September and 8:00am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody stole a motorbike, LX59***, from a driveway.
Edenbridge South and West
Lucilina Drive
in Edenbridge
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 1st of May and 1:39pm on Saturday 7th of September. Somebody stole the badges from a VW Golf parked in the road and also caused some damage.
Eynsford
Castle Road
in Eynsford
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 4th of September and 9:36am on Thursday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a container in Lullingstone Park. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Fawkham Road
in West Kingsdown
On Thursday 5th of September between 10:00am and 4:00pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Various items were stolen.
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone
Smarts Hill
in Penshurst
Between 12:01am on Friday 16th of August and 1:58pm on Friday 6th of September. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property and stole a chainsaw, a strimmer and a leaf blower.
Seal and Weald
Godden Green
Between 9:00pm on Saturday 31st of August and 11:59pm on Tuesday 3rd of September. Somebody attempted to break into a container damaging the side when trying to gain entry. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Sevenoaks Eastern
Seal Hollow Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 7:00pm on Wednesday 4th of September and 7:30am on Thursday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole a bicycle from the boot.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Hitchen Hatch Place
in Sevenoaks
Between 7:00pm on Wednesday 4th of September and 7:00am on Thursday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a Lexus RS parked in the road and stole a set of golf clubs.
Suffolk Way
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 5th of September between 10:30am and 12:00pm. Somebody keyed a Citroen Berlingo van parked in the road and stole various tools.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Moultain Hill
in Swanley
Between 3:30pm on Tuesday 4th of September and 8:42am on Thursday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a car parked in the road and stole various items.
Swanley St. Mary's
Lynden Way
in Swanley
Between 12:01am on Thursday 22nd of August and 5:40pm on Thursday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
St. Marys Road
in Swanley
On Wednesday 28th of August around 9:32pm. Two were seen stealing a CCTV camera from a school.
Swanley White Oak
London Road
in Swanley
On Wednesday 4th of September between 2:30pm and 3:15pm. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Honda Civic parked in a supermarket car park.
Northview
in Swanley
Between 11:00pm on Wednesday 4th of September and 5:30am on Thursday 5th of September. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Land Rover Freelander parked in the road.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 10th September. Updated : Friday 6th September

  • Vote for your favourite park in Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Borough Green and Long Mill
Western Road
in Borough Green
On Thursday 5th of September between 11:45am and 12:45pm. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a vehicle parked in a car park.
Western Road
in Borough Green
On Thursday 5th of September around 11:55am. Somebody broke into three vans parked in a car park. They stole carpentry and other tools from a Citroen Dispatch and a Vauxhall Vivaro. Nothing appears to have been taken from another Vauxhall Vivaro. The offenders are believed to have been using a Renault Megan.
Burham and Wouldham
Worrall Drive
in Wouldham
On Monday 2nd of September around 9:29pm. Somebody stole a minibus, BJ12***, from school premises.
Rochester Road
in Burham
On Monday 2nd of September around 4:32am. Somebody stole a white Mercedes Sprinter van, DK18***, from the road.
Ditton
London Road
in Ditton
On Tuesday 3rd of September between 7:00am and 9:00am. A man wearing a mask entered a car and garage at a residential property and stole cash and other items.
New Road
in Ditton
On Wednesday 28th of August between 12:01am and 11:59pm. Somebody stole a lime green/black mountain bike from a garden. It has green and white handlebars. It is coded C13FT295M/GRN.
Judd
Barden Road
Between 6:00pm on Monday 2nd of September and 7:00am on Tuesday 3rd of September. A Skoda Fabia was keyed and the wing mirror was damaged whilst parked in the road.
Larkfield North
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Friday 6th of September between 4:00am and 7:06am. Somebody cut into a Romanian lorry's trailer and stole clothing from inside.
Abery Drive
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 3:00pm on Friday 30th of August and 4:45am on Monday 2nd of September. Somebody stole a Taiwan Goldenbee Delivery 125 moped, KE65***, from a car park.
Medway
Brook Lane
On Sunday 1st of September between 10:01pm and 10:31pm. Someone, believed to be a group of young people, threw ketchup at a door of a residential property.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Clock Tower Mews
in Snodland
Between 8:00am on Sunday 25th of August and 7:00pm on Sunday 1st of September. Somebody stole a Ford Truck, RX59***, from the road. It was loaded with scaffolding.

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Broadwater
Rowan Tree Road
On Sunday 1st of September between 2:01pm and 2:12pm. Young people were seen smashing up fences at a community centre.
Culverden
London Road
On Thursday 5th of September between 10:30am and 11:30am. Somebody broke into a Renault Traffic van parked in the road and stole various items.
Church Road
On Thursday 5th of September between 5:00am and 3:15pm. Somebody broke into a Mercedes Vito van parked in the road and stole several tools.
Hurstwood Lane
On Thursday 5th of September between 12:01am and 11:00am. Somebody broke into a Peugot Expert van parked in the road and stole some tools.
Grosvenor Road
On Saturday 7th of September between 6:45am and 9:00am. Somebody smashed a window of a Fiat Punto parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Montacute Gardens
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 4th of September and 9:45am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody attempted to steal two mirrors from a Lotus Elan. One wing mirror was taken and the other broken. They threw a brick through the rear window.
The Pantiles
On Tuesday 3rd of September between 11:00am and 12:00pm. Somebody stole an Italian motorbike from the road. It was later recovered.
Rusthall
Grange Road
in Rusthall
Between 9:00pm on Tuesday 3rd of September and 8:00am on Wednesday 4th of September. Somebody stole a blue Vauxhall Zafira, AO53***, from the road. The car was later found nearby burnt out and with considerable damage.
Sherwood
Liptraps Lane
On Wednesday 28th of August between 9:30am and 1:15pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Harries Road
Between 10:00am on Thursday 29th of August and 10:09am on Friday 30th of August. Somebody stole a quantity of cash from a residential property.
Southborough North
London Road
in Southborough
On Monday 26th of August between 12:01am and 9:26am. Somebody broke into a residential property. A bluetooth speaker was stolen from one of the rooms.
Park Road
in Southborough
On Friday 6th of September between 1:30pm and 2:26pm. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road. These are German registration.
Pennington Road
in Southborough
On Friday 6th of September between 2:30pm and 3:10pm. Somebody broke into a van parked in the road and stole various tools.
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Winstone Scott Avenue
in Speldhurst
Between 9:00pm on Thursday 5th of September and 7:00am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody broke into a cafe and stole money and other items.
Penshurst Road
in Bidborough
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 29th of August and 9:40am on Friday 30th of August. Somebody stole a cherry picker from a farm
St. John's
Impala Gardens
On Friday 6th of September around 3:22pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole tools.

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Boxley
Pilgrims Way
in Boxley
Between 1:30pm on Thursday 29th of August and 5:15pm on Saturday 31st of August. Somebody stole a quad bike.
Bridge
Bower Street
Between 11:00pm on Friday 6th of September and 7:30am on Saturday 7th of September. Somebody broke into a Vauxhall Vivaro van parked in the road and stole various items.
East
Coral Park
Between 12:01am on Friday 26th of July and 6:19pm on Friday 6th of September. Somebody keyed the rear quarter panel of a BMW 320 parked in the road .
Fant
Barker Road
On Monday 2nd of September between 9:10am and 12:10pm. Somebody stole a motorbike, RJ12***, from the road.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Ham Lane
in Lenham
On Saturday 31st of August between 12:01am and 5:04pm. Somebody stole a mobile phone from the back seat of a vehicle.
High Street
Kingsley Road
Between 10:30pm on Saturday 31st of August and 1:10pm on Sunday 1st of September. Somebody broke into a Renault Scenic parked in a driveway and stole various items.
Gabriels Hill
On Sunday 1st of September between 10:10am and 5:18pm. Somebody stole a red Carrera bicycle from where it was secured in the road.
Lower Stone Street
On Monday 2nd of September between 12:01am and 8:53pm. Somebody stole a black Renault Traffic van, GF11***, from the road.
Quarry Road
On Saturday 7th of September between 5:00pm and 6:16pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Hayle Road
Between 10:00pm on Thursday 5th of September and 6:00am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody stole a black Suzuki GSF1250 motorbike, GJ58***, from the road.
North
Alexandra Street
Between 7:30pm on Thursday 5th of September and 8:30am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody stole the cover from a motorbike.
North Downs
Torry Hill
in Frinsted
On Monday 26th of August around 1:55pm. Somebody stole a red Ford Transit van, BN60***, from the road. The offender arrived in a silver Ford Mondeo with two other people.
Park Wood
Foster Clarke Drive
in Boughton Monchelsea
Between 5:30pm on Thursday 5th of September and 5:14am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and searched it. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Shepway North
Northumberland Road
Between 9:30pm on Thursday 5th of September and 8:30am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody broke into a Skoda Fabia parked in the road. The vehicle does not appear to have been entered and nothing has been taken.
Northumberland Road
On Friday 6th of September between 3:00am and 9:20am. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole some cash.
Shepway South
Wingham Close
Between 12:01am on Sunday 1st of September and 2:59pm on Tuesday 3rd of September. Somebody has cracked the top side of a bathroom window.
Cornwall Close
Between 5:30pm on Thursday 5th of September and 6:15am on Friday 6th of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and searched it. Nothing appears to have been taken.
South
Boughton Lane
On Thursday 5th of September between 8:00am and 2:15pm. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Sutton Valence and Langley
Sutton Road
in Langley
Between 11:00am on Wednesday 4th of September and 8:00am on Thursday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a shed at an allotment. A rotavator was stolen.