Tuesday 18th August 2020

Issue 1792

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Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Monday 17th August

  • Appeal following robbery in Folkestone
  • Witnesses sought to Faversham assault

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Saturday 15th August

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Tuesday 18th August

  • Sittingbourne man faked cancer to control partner
  • Close to 150,000 illegal cigarettes seized from shops in Chatham
  • Suspected county lines drug dealer in court following Folkestone arrest
  • Eleven men charged following cannabis raids
  • Jail for Medway dealer arrested with Class A drug haul
  • Suspect charged with Sheerness stabbing
  • Body found in search for missing Godinton woman
  • Child sex abuser jailed for life
  • Car seized in Medway for being uninsured contained heroin stash
  • Two arrested following disturbance in Charing

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Friday 14th August

  • 500 life-saving emergency trauma packs being distributed across Kent

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Friday 14th August

  • Electrical fire in Chatham
  • Woodland fire in Great Chart, Ashford

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Monday 17th August

  • Kent Leader announces “we cannot safely meet our statutory duty” as council reaches capacity for the care of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children
  • More libraries and archives search room to reopen
  • ‘We’ll work with schools to ensure Kent students’ education is not impacted by Covid-19′
  • Dashboard to drive recovery – new economic data goes live

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Monday 17th August

  • Resident in Faversham targeted by scam calls

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Saturday 15th August

  • ‘Argentina is Doing It’ Hoax Message Still Circulating
  • ‘New Security Features’ Email Account Phishing Scam
  • Snake Caught in Spider’s Web Photographs

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Coronavirus: Are EasyJet Customers Being Duped Into Accepting Vouchers Over Refunds?

Flyers offered £10 incentive to rebook, only for flights to be cancelled hours later

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

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Cybercrime In Britain Does Serious Harm

A British study into victims of computer crime carried out by Action Fraud has exposed the serious harm some victim’s experience, as well as barriers to reporting such offences. Changes throughout the entire system are being recommended to better serve the needs of victims, and help

Click HERE for full details on the Cyber Security Iintelligence website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
High Street
in Brasted
On Friday 14th of August between 4:00pm and 10:00pm. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Barretts Road
in Dunton Green
Between 12:01am on Monday 10th of August and 11:59pm on Wednesday 12th of August. Someone has stolen a Red Volkeswagon Polo.
Edenbridge North and East
Minstrels Close
in Edenbridge
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 13th of August and 10:00am on Friday 14th of August. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property.
Hextable
New Road
in Hextable
Between 4:40pm on Thursday 13th of August and 7:00am on Friday 14th of August. Somebody has taken a Silver MX-5 that was left parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Eastern
The Crescent
in Sevenoaks
Between 2:20pm on Tuesday 11th of August and 8:30pm on Wednesday 12th of August. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. A strimmer, chainsaw and leaf blower were stolen.
St. Johns Hill
in Sevenoaks
On Monday 10th of August between 6:30pm and 10:50pm. Someone has gained entry to a Land Rover Discovery and stolen it.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Julians Way
in Sevenoaks
Between 6:30pm on Wednesday 12th of August and 7:30am on Thursday 13th of August. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road. Entry was gained by breaking the sliding door. A hedge cutter and chainsaw were stolen from the vehicle.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Buckhurst Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 14th of August between 10:19am and 10:55am. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Buckhurst Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 14th of August between 7:30am and 11:30am. Somebody has broken into a vehicle parked in the road and stolen various items from inside.
St. Johns Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 14th of August between 7:00pm and 11:00pm. A bicyle was taken from outside a property.
Swanley St. Mary's
Greenside
in Swanley
Between 12:01am on Friday 3rd of July and 6:34pm on Wednesday 12th of August. Someone has stolen scaffolding from outside a property.
Swanley White Oak
Birchwood Road
in Swanley
On Thursday 13th of August around 2:27pm. Someone has stolen a package left outside a property.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
London Road
in Westerham
Between 12:00am on Wednesday 29th of July and 12:00am on Thursday 13th of August. Somebody damaged a garage door at a residential property.
London Road
in Westerham
On Wednesday 12th of August around 12:00am. A window was damaged.
Costells Meadow
in Westerham
On Thursday 13th of August between 12:01am and 12:00pm. A Yamaha scooter has been taken without consent.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Monday 17th August

  • Solar and renewable deals set to cut energy costs

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Burham and Wouldham
Village Road
in Wouldham
On Wednesday 5th of August between 12:00pm and 12:38pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
East Malling
Bradbourne Park Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Wednesday 12th of August around 12:00am. Damage was caused to a Skoda Citigo whilst parked in the street.
Kings Hill
Maypole Drive
in Kings Hill
Between 10:00pm on Thursday 13th of August and 6:10am on Friday 14th of August. Someone has stolen a Red Range Rover from outside a residential property.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
High Street
in Snodland
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 13th of August and 12:10am on Friday 14th of August. A Range Rover Sport was taken without consent. it has since been recovered.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
High Street
in Hawkhurst
Between 4:00pm on Wednesday 12th of August and 9:00am on Thursday 13th of August. Somebody broke into a shed within a sports field and damage was caused to the door and windows. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Paddock Wood East
Maidstone Road
in Paddock Wood
Between 12:01am on Sunday 9th of August and 9:00am on Thursday 13th of August. A residential property was egged and blackberries were also thrown against the property windows and passenger side of a vehicle.
Paddock Wood West
Badsell Road
in Paddock Wood
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 11th of August and 9:08am on Wednesday 12th of August. Somebody broke into allotments and the gate lock was broken. Entry was attempted into some sheds but no personal items were taken. A communal BBQ regulator was stolen.
Park
Newton Road
On Friday 14th of August around 6:21am. A wing mirror was knocked off a vehicle parked in the road.
Meadow Hill Road
Between 4:21pm on Thursday 14th of May and 4:21pm on Friday 14th of August. A Ford Transit has been stolen from where it was left parked.


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 18th August. Updated : Saturday 15th August

  • Boughton Monchelsea Neighbourhood Development Plan consultation
  • Maidstone welcomes new M&S store

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Downswood and Otham
Ravens Dane Close
in Downswood
Between 10:00pm on Saturday 25th of July and 7:33am on Friday 14th of August. A bicyle has been taken without consent.
East
Bearsted Road
Between 8:30pm on Saturday 8th of August and 2:17pm on Sunday 9th of August. A handbag was stolen from a bar within a commercial premises.
Hampton Road
Between 8:50pm on Friday 14th of August and 8:15am on Saturday 15th of August. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Fant
Western Road
On Thursday 13th of August between 8:00am and 10:00pm. Someone has stolen a black Peogeot 307.
Headcorn
High Street
in Headcorn
Between 12:00pm on Tuesday 12th of May and 12:10pm on Friday 14th of August. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in a parking bay.
High Street
High Street
On Friday 14th of August between 10:30am and 3:10pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.
Earl Street
On Saturday 15th of August between 12:00pm and 2:00pm. A vehicle was found keyed.
Shepway South
Cornwall Close
On Thursday 13th of August between 1:00pm and 4:00pm. A bicyle has been taken without consent.