Tuesday 15th October 2019

Issue 1703

Checked : Tuesday 15th October. Updated : Monday 14th October

  • Efit issued after man found in Margate home
  • Appeal following serious assault in Tonbridge
  • Footage sought of cars being damaged in Canterbury
  • Appeal for witnesses following altercation at Dartford pub

Checked : Tuesday 15th October. Updated : Monday 14th October

  • Teenagers charged with Gillingham burglary, theft and fraud
  • October road safety campaign highlights the importance of legal tyres and insurance
  • Court appearance for suspected Medway drug dealers
  • Man charged with murder after death in Margate
  • Chatham rapist sentenced to eight years
  • Specials helping to tackle knife crime in east Kent
  • Man charged with murder in Rainham

Checked : Tuesday 15th October. Updated : Monday 14th October

  • Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) wins dementia friendly award

Checked : Tuesday 15th October. Updated : Monday 14th October

  • Roof fire in Maidstone
  • Caravan fire in Leysdown
  • House fire in Broadstairs

Checked : Monday 14th October. Updated : Friday 11th October

  • Fake TV Licensing Emails - Updated scam warning!!

Checked : Monday 14th October. Updated : Monday 14th October

  • Product Notice: Bose - Noise-Masking Sleepbuds
  • Recall: Tasikar - Wake up light with radio (alarm clock)
  • Recall: Pasco Foods - cooking sauces
  • Recall: Lidl - Sondey Grandino Cookies (assorted)
  • Recall: Lidl - Alpenfest Pretzel Ice Cream
  • Recall: John Lewis - House by John Lewis Anton Dining Tables and Benches
  • Recall: Cesare Fiorucci SpA - Il Gusto D'Italia Salame Classico and Salametto
  • Recall: Triton Showers - Safeguard+

Checked : Monday 14th October. Updated : Saturday 12th October

  • LIDL GB recalls Alpenfest Pretzel Ice Cream because allergens are not declared in English

Checked : Monday 14th October. Updated : Saturday 12th October

  • Pasco Foods recalls several varieties of cooking sauces because of a lack of microbiological controls
  • Focused Nutrition recalls Choc Chip Flapjack because of incorrect allergen labelling

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Five Things To Do With A Windows 7 Laptop After The Microsoft Support Deadline

Don't know what to do with your old laptop? We have some bright ideas...

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

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BMW Extends UK Recall Over Fire Risk

Problems with exhaust-gas-recirculation device found to affect 27,000 additional vehicles. Find out which BMW cars are at risk

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

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A Short Hard Hitting Film Depicting The Devastating Effects Of Doorstep Crime

It is based on real life stories of vulnerable adults in Kent. We all probably know someone who could be vulnerable. They could be a member of your own family, a friend or a neighbour - so it's important we all learn how to spot the signs of financial abuse and how to protect potential victims.

Click HERE for full details on the KCC Trading Standards website.

Sevenoaks and Swanley

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Over Minnis
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Tuesday 8th of October between 9:20am and 2:08pm. Somebody smashed the bathroom window of a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Coltstead
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 7:20pm on Monday 9th of September and 5:55am on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody smashed the drivers side window of a Fiat 500. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Church Road
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 4:15pm on Wednesday 9th of October and 4:30pm on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody damaged the windscreen of a Citroen C4 parked in the road.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Coldarbour Road
in Chevening
On Monday 7th of October between 10:48pm and 11:00pm. Somebody broke into a container and stole a chain saw, saw and bird bath.
Nightingale Lane
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Thursday 10th of October between 11:00am and 4:30pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. A laptop, jewellery and foreign currency have been taken from the address.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
London Road
in Farningham
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 9th of October and 9:09pm on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody slashed all four tyres and smashed the passenger side wing mirror of a Ford Focus parked in the road.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Brands Hatch Road
in West Kingsdown
Between 10:00pm on Thursday 10th of October and 7:15am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody stole a blue Kawasaki 300 quad bike (not road registered) from a paddock at Brands Hatch.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Park View
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Thursday 10th of October between 9:30pm and 10:00pm. Somebody broke a window at a residential property.
Idleigh Court Road
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Wednesday 9th of October between 10:30pm and 11:20pm. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. They stole various tools and gardening equipment.
Culvey Close
in Hartley
On Tuesday 8th of October between 2:11am and 3:00am. Somebody smashed the window of a vehicle. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Gorse Way
in Hartley
On Wednesday 9th of October between 7:00am and 9:00pm. Somebody stole a Suzuki S650 motorbike VN63*** from a residential property.
Pitfield
in Hartley
On Thursday 10th of October between 12:01am and 6:00am. Somebody threw a brick through the windscreen of a Nissan Micra parked in the road.
Kemsing
St. Clere
in Kemsing
Between 5:00pm on Wednesday 9th of October and 9:00am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody damaged the windows, computer screen and the switches of a forestry harvester.
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Meadow Bank
in Leigh
Between 5:50pm on Thursday 10th of October and 3:15pm on Friday 11th of October. Somebody broke the locks of a Yamaha motorbike parked in the road probably in an attempt to steal it.
Otford and Shoreham
Willow Park
in Otford
Between 5:00pm on Thursday 10th of October and 8:25am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody damaged the windscreen of a Peugot 206 parked in the road.
Seal and Weald
Zambra Way
in Seal
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 9th of October and 7:40am on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody tried to force open the door and windows using tools but they were unsuccessful.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Oakhill Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Sunday 1st of September and 11:59pm on Sunday 15th of September. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
London Road
in Sevenoaks
On Saturday 12th of October between 1:00am and 4:20am. Somebody slashed holes in the curtain sides of an HGV while the driver was sleeping. It is not yet known what, if anything, was stolen.
Swanley St. Mary's
Cherry Avenue
in Swanley
On Thursday 10th of October between 5:30pm and 5:55pm. Somebody stole a bag left next to the goals.
Rowan Road
in Swanley
On Thursday 10th of October between 2:00pm and 4:30pm. Somebody stole both number plates from a Ford Fiesta parked in the road.
Swanley White Oak
Hollytree Avenue
in Swanley
Between 12:00pm on Tuesday 8th of October and 7:30pm on Friday 11th of October. Somebody broke into a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Lord Lees Grove
in Aylesford
On Friday 11th of October between 6:30am and 5:06pm. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Honda Jazz parked in a car park.
Lord Lees Grove
in Aylesford
On Friday 11th of October between 6:50am and 6:00pm. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a vehicle parked in the road.
Borough Green and Long Mill
Bourne Lane
in Plaxtol
Between 7:30pm on Tuesday 8th of October and 9:12am on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody entered a shed and stole a Honda CRF 450 motorbike with registration FM13***
Cage Green
Darwin Drive
Between 11:00pm on Thursday 10th of October and 8:00am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody broke into a Vauxhall Astra parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Ditton
Cobdown Close
in Ditton
Between 8:00pm on Friday 11th of October and 10:59am on Saturday 12th of October. Somebody broke into a Citroen Dispatch van parked in the road and stole various tools.
Downs and Mereworth
London Road
in Ryarsh
On Wednesday 9th of October between 2:30am and 2:15pm. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. A quantity of tools were stolen.
East Malling
Cottenham Close
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 10:00pm on Tuesday 8th of October and 6:40am on Wednesday 9th of October. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Maidstone Road
in Hadlow
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 9th of October and 8:15am on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the car park. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Bullen Lane
in East Peckham
Between 12:01am on Monday 7th of October and 1:24pm on Saturday 12th of October. Somebody has been regularly stealing fuel from HGVs parked at a farm.
Larkfield North
Abery Drive
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Thursday 10th of October between 11:00am and 6:45pm. Somebody damaged a letter box at a residential property.
Trench
Silverhurst Drive
Between 8:30pm on Wednesday 9th of October and 2:43pm on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody broke the windscreen of a Vauxhall Corsa parked in the road.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Borough Green Road
in Wrotham
On Thursday 10th of October between 7:00pm and 7:12pm. Two men ripped the cover off a Kawasaki ZR750 motorbike parked at a school. The bike fell over causing scratches down one side and bending the break leaver.

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
High Street
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Thursday 10th of October between 6:00pm and 6:29pm. A group of young people were throwing eggs at moving vehicles.
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Dig Dog Lane
in Frittenden
Between 12:00pm on Tuesday 8th of October and 2:00pm on Wednesday 9th of October. Somebody stole a BMW 318 HV51*** parked in the road.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
High Street
in Goudhurst
On Saturday 12th of October between 3:50pm and 4:10pm. Somebody threw a traffic cone at a Skoda Fabia parked in the road damaging the windscreen.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Moor Hill
in Hawkhurst
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 10th of October and 9:25am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody stole both number plates from a Peugot 205 parked in the road.
Paddock Wood East
Commercial Road
in Paddock Wood
Between 10:30pm on Friday 11th of October and 11:30am on Saturday 12th of October. Somebody broke into a Mercedes E250 parked in the road and stole a Tom-Tom sat-nav.
Sherwood
High Beeches
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 10th of October and 7:30am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Honda CR-V parked in the road.
North Farm Lane
Between 6:00pm on Friday 11th of October and 7:00am on Saturday 12th of October. Somebody broke into an office at a recycling centre and stole cash.
Southborough and High Brooms
Chestnut Avenue
in Southborough
Between 7:30pm on Thursday 10th of October and 10:00am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Land Rover Freelander parked in the road.
Southborough North
Vale Road
in Southborough
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 2nd of October and 1:58pm on Wednesday 9th of October. Somebody broke into the safe. Nothing appears to have been taken.

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Bearsted
The Green
in Bearsted
Between 12:01am on Saturday 5th of October and 11:59pm on Sunday 6th of October. Somebody stole the front number plate from a Nissan parked in the car park.
Boxley
Gleaming Wood Drive
in Boxley
On Wednesday 9th of October between 10:00pm and 11:00pm. Some people riding micro motorcycles jumped over a fence at a warehouse and stole building materials.
Coxheath and Hunton
Amsbury Road
in Coxheath
On Thursday 10th of October between 2:30pm and 5:30pm. Somebody broke into a residential property by smashing the glass panes in the rear door.
Heath Road
in Coxheath
On Thursday 10th of October around 8:10pm. Somebody threw a brick at a Ford Fiesta parked in the road causing some damage to the paintwork.
East
Challock Walk
Between 6:30pm on Tuesday 8th of October and 8:00am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody stole both wing mirror lenses from a Fiat 500 parked in the road.
Fant
Milton Street
On Friday 11th of October around 12:00am. Somebody entered a residential property without permission and stole some cash.
Headcorn
Chaplin Drive
in Headcorn
Between 12:01am on Saturday 1st of December and 11:00am on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody damaged a Vauxhall Corsa parked in the road.
Headcorn Road
in Boughton Malherbe
On Tuesday 8th of October between 12:01am and 11:20am. A Ford Transit WL08 *** was stolen from the car park.
High Street
Lower Road
Between 12:01am on Sunday 6th of October and 1:57pm on Wednesday 9th of October. Somebody stole a Ford Transit HV52*** from the car park.
Brunswick Street
On Monday 22nd of July between 3:00am and 3:14am. Some men have loaded metal poles from a building site into a ford transit. The vehicle was later found abandoned still containing the stolen poles.
Loose
Copper Tree Court
in Loose
On Tuesday 8th of October between 7:00am and 5:10pm. Somebody forced entry through a downstairs window and stolen a number of items.
North
Calder Road
On Thursday 10th of October between 12:01am and 9:12am. Somebody damaged CCTV cables.
Park Wood
Brishing Lane
On Thursday 10th of October between 3:00pm and 6:00pm. A group of young people damaged a fence at a residential property.
Wallis Avenue
On Monday 29th of July around 8:33pm. A group of young people appear to have thrown rocks at the window of a residential property causing some damage.
Shepway North
Durham Close
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 8th of October and 7:00am on Friday 11th of October. Somebody damaged a Ford Transit parked in the road.
Owletts Close
On Friday 11th of October around 8:18pm. Somebody threw a brick through the back window of a Chrysler Voyager parked in the road.
Shepway South
Westmorland Road
On Wednesday 9th of October around 5:00am. Somebody damaged a spyhole on the door of a flat.
Cambridge Crescent
On Thursday 10th of October between 1:30pm and 10:30pm. Somebody broke into a residential property and searched it. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Nottingham Avenue
Between 6:00pm on Monday 7th of October and 6:53pm on Thursday 10th of October. Somebody broke into a residential property. They were interrupted when a neighbour alerted the residents. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Lancashire Road
Between 11:45pm on Thursday 10th of October and 12:04am on Friday 11th of October. A resident saw somebody trying to break into a residential property through the front door. No access gained.