Friday 22nd November 2019

Issue 1714

Checked : Friday 22nd November. Updated : Thursday 21st November

  • Burglary advice for Gravesend residents
  • PCSOs advise Maidstone pensioners about how to beat fraudsters
  • Witnesses sought after Ashford shop robbery
  • CCTV images released in renewed Canterbury theft appeal
  • Safety advice after deception theft in Thanet
  • Witnesses sought following Sittingbourne assault

Checked : Friday 22nd November. Updated : Thursday 21st November

  • Dover man charged with two robberies
  • Arrests made following murder in Rochester
  • Dover drug dealer jailed after Kent Police dog finds heroin and crack cocaine in car
  • Arrest made in connection with robbery near Dover
  • New Romney burglar jailed for five years
  • Fifteen years imprisonment for man found guilty of raping child
  • Chatham burglar who targeted a neighbourhood is jailed
  • Medway woman charged with attempted shop robbery

Checked : Friday 22nd November. Updated : Friday 22nd November

  • Notification
  • Single car crash - Rochester
  • Tumble dryer fire in Maidstone
  • Update: Large haystack fire near Westgate on Sea

Checked : Friday 22nd November. Updated : Friday 22nd November

  • Self care to stay healthy this winter

Checked : Friday 22nd November. Updated : Tuesday 19th November

  • Man sentenced for stealing over £31,000 from employer following report to Action Fraud

Checked : Thursday 21st November. Updated : Tuesday 19th November

  • ‘Free Christmas Holiday to Lapland’ Facebook Giveaway Scam

Checked : Thursday 21st November. Updated : Thursday 21st November

  • Recall: Fog machine
  • Recall: Waitrose Carrot and Coriander Soup 600 g

Checked : Friday 22nd November. Updated : Wednesday 20th November

  • Welsh Cottage Cakes recalls its Spelt & Fruit Cake due to undeclared wheat

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How To Spot A Scam

It can be difficult to spot a scam and fraudsters can be very cunning, but we have identified seven common signs of a scam.

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

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Dangerous Toys And Killer Car Seats Listed For Sale At Online Marketplaces Like Amazon And EBay

Which? investigation reveals how online marketplaces are failing to protect your family's safety

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

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Dash Cams And The Law: What You Need To Know

How to make sure your dash cam is legal, what you can do with your footage, and when you can use it.

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

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Spate Of Catalytic Converter Thefts Across Kent

Crime prevention advice

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Police website.

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 22nd November. Updated : Thursday 21st November

  • Sevenoaks Chairman receives £2,000 for chosen charity
  • Sevenoaks CEO scoops top award

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Edenbridge South and West
Marsh Green Road
in Edenbridge
On Sunday 17th of November around 10:22pm. Damage has been caused to a vehicle by objects hitting it.
Kemsing
Watery Lane
in Kemsing
On Tuesday 19th of November around 1:38am. Items have been stolen from a shed.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
The Dene
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Saturday 2nd of November and 3:05pm on Sunday 17th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Swanley St. Mary's
Lime Road
in Swanley
Between 9:30pm on Saturday 16th of November and 7:30am on Sunday 17th of November. Damage has been caused to a vehicle by someone pouring paint over it.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Vicarage Hill
in Westerham
On Friday 15th of November around 2:00pm. Somebody stole a mobile phone while in a shop.
Mapleton Road
in Westerham
Between 12:01am on Friday 11th of October and 12:01am on Friday 18th of October. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. Various items have been stolen .

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford South
Robson Drive
in Aylesford
On Sunday 17th of November around 9:47pm. Somebody threw a brick at window of a residence but failed to smash it.
Borough Green and Long Mill
Western Road
in Borough Green
Between 12:01am on Saturday 16th of November and 5:56pm on Monday 18th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Burham and Wouldham
Rochester Road
in Burham
Between 7:00pm on Sunday 17th of November and 5:30am on Monday 18th of November. A light sensor has been removed from the outside of a property.
Cage Green
Whistler Road
On Tuesday 19th of November between 2:15am and 2:35am. Somebody has attempted to break into a caravan on a driveway.
Castle
New Wharf Road
On Sunday 17th of November between 12:01am and 5:43pm. Somebody stole a mobile phone from shared accommodation.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Branbridges Road
in East Peckham
Between 3:30pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 5:30am on Thursday 14th of November. A vehicle has had a window smashed and the catalytic converter stolen while parked overnight at a workplace.
Higham
Turner Road
Between 9:00pm on Monday 18th of November and 7:00am on Tuesday 19th of November. Damage has been caused to a property window.
Turner Road
On Monday 18th of November around 8:57pm. A window of a vehicle has been found smashed.
Judd
Lower Haysden Lane
Between 7:00pm on Friday 15th of November and 2:59pm on Saturday 16th of November. Most of the windows of a vehicle were smashed while it was parked overnight in a public car park.
Clare Avenue
Between 6:00pm on Monday 18th of November and 9:30am on Tuesday 19th of November. Damage has been caused to allotments by someone driving through the gates.
Medway
Goldsmid Road
On Tuesday 19th of November around 7:45am. Damage has been caused to a vehicle.
West Malling and Leybourne
Offham Road
in West Malling
Between 6:30pm on Thursday 14th of November and 5:35pm on Saturday 16th of November. Drivers side wing mirror stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
The Hill
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Monday 18th of November between 12:00pm and 4:00pm. A door to a property was found smashed, it is unsure if access was gained. Awaiting clarification from the owner if anything has been taken.
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Cinderhill Wood
in Brenchley And Matfield
On Saturday 16th of November between 5:00pm and 5:40pm. High value trainers stolen while vehicle was being valeted.
Broadwater
Castle Road
Between 7:00pm on Saturday 16th of November and 2:55pm on Sunday 17th of November. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Castle Road
On Saturday 16th of November between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Capel
Alders Road
in Capel
Between 6:00pm on Friday 15th of November and 8:00am on Saturday 16th of November. Two windows smashed but nothing taken. Possibly disturbed by dog barking.
Half Moon Lane
in Capel
Between 12:01am on Friday 15th of November and 12:01pm on Saturday 16th of November. Somebody smashed the rear window and the two side back windows of a vehicle parked in the road.
Alders Road
in Capel
On Saturday 16th of November between 2:30am and 2:50am. Somebody drove past several vehicles parked in the road smashing off door mirrors.
Culverden
Church Road
Between 11:30pm on Friday 15th of November and 1:15am on Saturday 16th of November. Somebody smashed the windows of a vehicle parked in a theatre car park.
The Common
Between 6:45pm on Saturday 16th of November and 12:45pm on Sunday 17th of November. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Hop Pocket Close
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 8:00am on Thursday 7th of November and 2:00pm on Sunday 17th of November. Damage has been caused to a properties window due to an object hitting it.
Sissinghurst Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 12:01am on Friday 1st of November and 11:42am on Wednesday 20th of November. An outbuilding has been broken into various items have been stolen.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Back Lane
in Goudhurst
On Friday 15th of November between 6:00pm and 7:32pm. Somebody stole the trailer attached to a vehicle parked in the road.
Cranbrook Road
in Goudhurst
On Friday 15th of November between 10:30am and 12:30pm. Mobile phone stolen during house move.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Dickens Way
in Hawkhurst
Between 11:00pm on Tuesday 19th of November and 8:02am on Wednesday 20th of November. Somebody has attempted to break into a residential property. No access was gained they may have been interrupted by someone.
Paddock Wood West
Goldings
in Paddock Wood
Between 11:40pm on Friday 15th of November and 8:00am on Saturday 16th of November. Somebody smashed 3 windows of a vehicle parked in the road and stole the stereo.
Park
Grove Hill Mews
On Saturday 16th of November between 12:01am and 9:19am. Lead has been taken from the roof of a residential property.
Sherwood
Rankine Road
Between 12:01am on Saturday 16th of November and 5:00pm on Monday 18th of November. Somebody attempted to break into a residential property by kicking the front door. They did not get inside.
Greggs Wood Road
Between 2:15pm on Friday 8th of November and 1:53pm on Sunday 17th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Greggs Wood Road
On Saturday 16th of November between 11:00am and 7:00pm. Somebody has broken into a residential property. An untidy search was carried out - awaiting clarification if anything has been stolen.
Southborough and High Brooms
Yew Tree Road
in Southborough
On Friday 15th of November between 12:35pm and 3:21pm. Somebody stole a vehicle parked in the road.
Yew Tree Road
in Southborough
On Sunday 17th of November around 8:30pm. Coats stolen from an unlocked front porch of a residence.
Lott Close
in Southborough
On Wednesday 20th of November between 1:15am and 1:30am. Someone has caused damage to a window by throwing an object at it.
St. James'
Goods Station Road
Between 8:00pm on Friday 15th of November and 9:00am on Saturday 16th of November. Window smashed probably by a ball baring fired at it.
St. John's
St. Johns Road
Between 5:00pm on Monday 18th of November and 7:00am on Tuesday 19th of November. Somebody has broken into a residential address stealing several items.

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
Church Street
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Sunday 17th of November around 9:00am. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Boxley
Dogwood Close
in Boxley
On Monday 18th of November between 12:01am and 11:24pm. A vehicle parked outside a property has been broken into and items stolen.
Coxheath and Hunton
Amsbury Road
in Coxheath
Between 12:01am on Sunday 10th of November and 1:00am on Monday 11th of November. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property.
East
Bargrove Road
in Boxley
Between 8:44pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 8:44pm on Thursday 14th of November. Two pedal cycles stolen from the rear garden of a residence.
Fant
Farleigh Lane
On Friday 15th of November between 5:00pm and 7:50pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle and stole tools from it.
Reginald Road
On Sunday 17th of November between 1:00pm and 6:17pm. Somebody broke into a residential property and performed a messy search. Money has been stolen.
Headcorn
Woollen Way
in Headcorn
On Friday 15th of November between 8:00pm and 8:15pm. Items have been thrown at a property.
High Street
Lower Stone Street
Between 7:00pm on Friday 15th of November and 5:20am on Saturday 16th of November. Somebody smashed the rear window of a vehicle parked in the road. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Courtenay Road
On Sunday 17th of November around 8:45pm. Somebody has thrown an object at a window smashing the pane. Another property in the same road also had a window smashed.
Leeds
Ashford Road
in Leeds
On Thursday 14th of November between 6:30pm and 11:59pm. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a vehicle parked in a hotel car park.
Back Street
in Leeds
Between 9:00pm on Saturday 16th of November and 11:41am on Monday 18th of November. Party gatecrashers have stolen coats and cash from the room used as a cloakroom.
Loose
Busbridge Road
in Loose
Between 8:30pm on Monday 18th of November and 8:20am on Tuesday 19th of November. A vehicles tyres have been slashed.
Busbridge Road
in Loose
Between 3:00pm on Monday 18th of November and 8:42am on Tuesday 19th of November. A bike has been stolen.
North
Hillary Road
Between 3:30pm on Sunday 10th of November and 8:17am on Saturday 16th of November. A back gate has been forced open causing damage to the gate frame. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Dickens Road
Between 10:00pm on Saturday 16th of November and 8:30am on Sunday 17th of November. Somebody smashed off the door mirror of a vehicle parked in the road.
Sandling Road
On Monday 18th of November between 9:30am and 5:30pm. Damage has been caused to a vehicle by someone supergluing notices onto the vehicle.
North Downs
Hogbarn Lane
in Frinsted
On Saturday 16th of November between 6:00pm and 8:00pm. Fence panels damaged.
Park Wood
Wallis Avenue
On Saturday 16th of November between 10:00am and 2:00pm. The communal door to his block of flats has been smashed.
Shepway South
Willington Green
On Sunday 17th of November between 10:00am and 5:00pm. Somebody smashed the outer glass of a double glazed window of a residence.
Northumberland Road
On Tuesday 19th of November around 2:00am. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Staplehurst
Cranbrook Road
in Staplehurst
On Saturday 16th of November around 12:00am. Fence damaged by a vehicle that had got itself stuck on the drive way.