Friday 11th September 2020

Issue 1799

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Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Thursday 10th September

  • Witnesses sought to Ashford assault
  • Warning after thefts from parked vans in Tunbridge Wells area
  • Renewed appeal after violent Paddock Wood burglary
  • Appeal after collision on M2 near Sittingbourne
  • Tractor navigation thefts in west Kent
  • Appeal follows thefts from cars in Densole and Hawkinge
  • Appeal for dashcam footage following Biddenden collision
  • Warning over Maidstone doorstep callers

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Thursday 10th September

  • Two men in court following thefts from cars in Folkestone and Hawkinge
  • Nine criminal damage charges after Gravesend shop windows damaged
  • Two men charged with Gillingham robbery
  • Drugs seized during multi-agency warrant in Iwade
  • Drugs seized after work by police dog in Canterbury
  • Herne Bay man jailed for child sex offences
  • Kent Police patrols team up with CNC officers to keep Lydd safe
  • Suspected drug dealer in court following Dover warrant
  • Two men charged after robbery at shopping centre in Greenhithe
  • Suspects charged with 76 new offences by specialist Kent Police team

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Tuesday 8th September

  • Rogue landlord prosecuted for flouting fire safety rules

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Thursday 10th September

  • Car fire in Twydall near Gillingham
  • Update: Building fire near Chatham
  • Out-of-control bonfire in Hawkhurst, near Cranbrook
  • Bin store fire in Chatham
  • Sinking boat in Sandwich

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Thursday 10th September

  • Kent Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases confirmed in Kent
  • Text Support Service Reminder for World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Kent Funded Mental Health Films to feature on BBC

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Thursday 10th September

  • Bank branch staff and police team up to stop £19 million of fraud in first half of 2020

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Wednesday 9th September

  • Fake USPS ‘Problem With Your Package’ Email Links to Malware

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Thursday 10th September

  • Recall: Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces (sold at Lidl NI)
  • Recall: Snak Shed - Milk Chocolate Coated Jumbo Raisins
  • Safety Notice: Polisport - Groovy and Guppy child seats
  • Safety Notice: Matalan - Pom Pom Socks
  • Recall: Co-op - 18 Chocolate Caramel Shortcake Bites
  • Recall: Van der Meulen - Melba Thins Original

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All The Coronavirus Advice From Which?

Including... Latest news, Travel and events, Shopping, Healthy living, Protecting your finances, Scams and more...

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

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Google Fails To Stop Scam Ad Targeting Revolut Users For A Third Time

At least eight victims report losses of over £67,000 as scam resurfaces

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

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Items Recovered By Kent Police Rural Team

These items have been recovered by the Kent Police Rural Team

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Latest Fraud Scams - HMRC Scams

We are currently seeing an increasing number of reports of scammers impersonating HMRC either by phone call or email. Many of these are informing people that there is an “arrest warrant” in their name and that unless it is paid immediately, the Police will attend and arrest them.

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Latest Fraud Scams - Asda Phishing Email.

There is a new phishing email circulating and offering the chance to win a £1,000 gift card rom Asda. It's a scam.

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Latest Fraud Scams - Rogue Traders

I have been informed recently of a possible scam in the Sittingbourne area. Where persons have been knocking on doors and stating that they can do a deep clean on driveways making it “Covid free.”

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Latest Fraud Scams - TV Licence Phishing Email

Time for an old favourite. I personally recently received such a phishing email claiming that I need to update my details. It is a scam for the following reasons.

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Punch Croft
in Ash-cum-ridley
On Saturday 5th of September between 12:01am and 7:38am. Somebody attempted to break into a residential property.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Cray Road
in Crockenhill
Between 4:00pm on Friday 4th of September and 9:00am on Saturday 5th of September. A white Ford Transit - UK LV62*** parked on the drive of a residential property was stolen.
Cockerhurst Road
in Shoreham
Between 7:00pm on Saturday 5th of September and 9:00am on Monday 7th of September. Person/s broken into outbuildings.
Edenbridge North and East
Four Elms Road
in Edenbridge
On Saturday 5th of September between 2:40pm and 3:10pm. A black KTM was taken without permission.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
High Street
in Farningham
On Saturday 5th of September between 9:30pm and 10:22pm. Somebody has taken bicycles from outside a property.
Churchill Road
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 9:30pm on Monday 7th of September and 5:55am on Tuesday 8th of September. A grey Land Rover Discovery was stolen the owners are still in possession of the vehicles keys.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Valley Road
in Fawkham
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 1st of September and 11:59pm on Thursday 3rd of September. A roller has been stolen from a business premises.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
London Road
in Halstead
Between 8:00pm on Saturday 5th of September and 2:45pm on Sunday 6th of September. A red Suzuki motorcycle was taken from a residential driveway.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Shenden Way
in Sevenoaks
On Sunday 6th of September between 8:30pm and 9:15pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Approximately £1000 worth of cash and jewellery were taken.
Sevenoaks Northern
Bosville Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:00am on Friday 4th of September and 12:00am on Sunday 6th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property. Items to the estimated value of £30,000 were taken.
Swanley St. Mary's
Farm Avenue
in Swanley
On Saturday 5th of September around 11:50pm. Person/s were seen attempting to gain access to a vehicle, they may have been disturbed and ran off.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Delagarde Road
in Westerham
On Monday 7th of September around 10:35am. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Wednesday 9th September

  • Join the Litter Heroes for Martin Hardie Way clean-up in Tonbridge
  • Roseacre Primary School claim the trophy in Kwik Cricket Festival

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Borough Green and Long Mill
Basted Lane
in Platt
On Monday 7th of September between 10:45am and 1:20pm. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property.
Burham and Wouldham
Black Robin Lane
in Wouldham
Between 12:01am on Friday 4th of September and 9:25am on Saturday 5th of September. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Worrall Drive
in Wouldham
On Wednesday 9th of September around 12:00am. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Rochester Road
in Burham
On Saturday 5th of September around 2:15pm. Somebody stole £30 of diesel from a filling station.
Castle
The Slade
On Monday 7th of September around 4:15pm. The owner of a pedal cycle returned to their bike and saw someone riding off on it.
Downs and Mereworth
Roughetts Road
in Ryarsh
On Saturday 5th of September between 12:01am and 5:30am. A black Ford Ka ap59*** parked in the road was stolen.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Chidley Cross Road
in East Peckham
Between 7:56pm on Sunday 6th of September and 6:04am on Monday 7th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property. They carried out a messy search. The Police are waiting for a list of stolen items, if any.
Higham
Martin Hardie Way
On Tuesday 8th of September between 8:50am and 9:30am. A pedal cycle has been taken without permission.
Larkfield South
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Tuesday 8th of September around 9:19pm. Person/s were seen kickin wing mirrors of vehicles parked in the street.
Medway
Whitefriars Wharf
Between 8:00pm on Friday 4th of September and 12:01am on Saturday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in a car park. Several tools, a phone, and jewellery are believed to have been taken.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Lakeside
in Snodland
On Saturday 5th of September around 9:59am. Somebody stole a number plate from a vehicle parked in the road.
Lakeside
in Snodland
On Saturday 5th of September around 11:43pm. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle.
Trench
St. Bernards Road
On Saturday 5th of September between 12:01am and 1:13pm. A vehicle parked in the road was damaged.
West Malling and Leybourne
St. Leonards Street
in West Malling
On Sunday 6th of September around 3:47pm. 2 people pushed a man into a bush in a public park, grabbed his bag and ran away. The bag contained a wallet, oyster card, hoody and a power bank worth about £150 altogether.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Stone Street Road
in Ightham
On Monday 7th of September between 12:45pm and 1:15pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Friday 11th September

  • Flooding in Tunbridge Wells February 2020
  • Flooding in Tunbridge Wells December 2019
  • All day parking for £2 on Sundays - September 2019

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Willard Place
in Horsmonden
Between 7:00pm on Sunday 6th of September and 7:26am on Monday 7th of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and has stolen items from inside.
Broadwater
Ramslye Road
Between 3:30pm on Friday 4th of September and 9:30am on Sunday 6th of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road causing extensive damage to the door. Construction tools have been stolen.
Culverden
Culverden Street
On Monday 7th of September between 9:45pm and 10:30pm. Person/s gained access to a property and tried to access other flats in the building.
Woodbury Park Road
On Tuesday 25th of August between 4:00pm and 4:30pm. Somebody has removed parts from a vehicle.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Parsonage Lane
in Lamberhurst
On Sunday 6th of September between 5:00pm and 6:05pm. Somebody attempted to break into a business premises. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Pound Field
in Sandhurst
Between 12:00am on Monday 31st of August and 12:00am on Tuesday 1st of September. Somebody slashed the tyres of a vehicle parked on the drive.
Rye Road
in Hawkhurst
On Saturday 5th of September around 12:47pm. Opportunist theft of fuel from a filling station.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Linden Park Road
On Saturday 5th of September around 5:50pm. Opportunist theft of phone from a bag outside a supermarket.
Cumberland Mews
On Saturday 5th of September between 2:50am and 3:05am. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. A bike, a back pack and a plastic bag were taken.
Sherwood
Rosehip Lane
On Tuesday 8th of September between 8:00am and 10:30am. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property.
Southborough and High Brooms
Powder Mill Lane
in Southborough
Between 6:30pm on Friday 4th of September and 1:30pm on Saturday 5th of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Southborough North
London Road
in Southborough
Between 5:00pm on Saturday 5th of September and 9:00am on Sunday 6th of September. Somebody broke into the communal area of a business premises. Plants belonging to the business have been pulled out and thrown across the path. This is a repeat crime.
Harland Way
in Southborough
On Sunday 6th of September around 12:00am. Somebody broke into a residential property. Many items were taken, including gold jewellery and watches.
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Rectory Drive
in Bidborough
Between 12:00pm on Sunday 6th of September and 11:15am on Monday 7th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property and has stolen various items from inside.
St. James'
Goods Station Road
Between 5:00pm on Friday 4th of September and 8:45am on Saturday 5th of September. Somebody smashed the door mirrors off of 2 vehicles parked in the road.


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 11th September. Updated : Tuesday 8th September

  • Brunswick Street Collection – ready to move in to

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Bearsted
Cavendish Way
in Bearsted
Between 6:30pm on Sunday 6th of September and 7:05am on Monday 7th of September. Somebody slashed the tyres of a vehicle parked in the road.
Cavendish Way
in Bearsted
Between 4:00pm on Tuesday 8th of September and 8:30am on Wednesday 9th of September. A vehicles tyres were found slashed.
Bridge
Bower Mount Road
Between 2:00pm on Sunday 6th of September and 7:45am on Monday 7th of September. A white Ford Transit VK58*** parked in the road was stolen.
Detling and Thurnham
Caring Lane
in Thurnham
On Tuesday 8th of September between 2:15am and 2:30am. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Downswood and Otham
Cheltenham Close
in Otham
Between 11:00pm on Saturday 5th of September and 10:00am on Sunday 6th of September. A rear passenger window of a vehicle was found smashed.
East
Sittingbourne Road
On Sunday 6th of September between 2:45pm and 4:30pm. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Fant
Burns Road
Between 5:00am on Friday 4th of September and 9:50pm on Sunday 6th of September. A vehicles window was found smashed.
Upper Fant Road
Between 5:00pm on Tuesday 8th of September and 8:00am on Wednesday 9th of September. Somebody stole both number plates from a vehicle parked in the road.
Heath
Nicholas Close
Between 8:50pm on Saturday 5th of September and 4:29pm on Monday 7th of September. Somebody scratched a vehicle parked on the drive.
Marden and Yalding
Hampstead Lane
in Yalding
Between 7:00pm on Saturday 5th of September and 10:50am on Sunday 6th of September. Somebody smashed the door mirror off of a vehicle parked in the road.
Howland Road
in Marden
Between 6:00pm on Saturday 5th of September and 11:59am on Sunday 6th of September. Somebody scratched a vehicle parked in the road.
Shepway North
Devon Road
Between 3:30am on Friday 4th of September and 11:00am on Sunday 6th of September. Somebody cut the brakes of a van parked in the road.
Shepway South
Sutton Road
On Monday 7th of September around 9:55pm. Person/s gained access to a vehicle, awaiting to be advised if anything was stolen.
Sutton Road
On Monday 7th of September around 9:55pm. Person/s gained access to a vehicle and also attempted to gain access to others.
Sutton Road
On Monday 7th of September around 9:55pm. Person/s attempted to gain access to vehicles.