Tuesday 13th August 2019

Issue 1685

Checked : Tuesday 13th August. Updated : Saturday 10th August

  • Perfume seized and man charged in Hythe
  • Drugs and weapons seized in ongoing knife crackdown
  • Six charges for Faversham taxi driver robber
  • Convicted drug dealer forced to sell home to pay back illegal earnings
  • Confiscation order made over Tunbridge Wells prostitution offences

Checked : Tuesday 13th August. Updated : Tuesday 13th August

  • Motorist jailed after injuring woman in Gillingham crash
  • Canterbury man jailed for sexual offences against a girl
  • Banned squatter jailed after he was found in a Ramsgate home
  • Conspirators jailed after failed robbery plot in Minster

Checked : Tuesday 13th August. Updated : Monday 12th August

  • War medals stolen in Sittingbourne
  • Broken bottle used to assault man in Gillingham
  • Elderly woman critical after collision in Broadstairs
  • Appeal after attempted break-in at Ramsgate property
  • Witnesses sought to Ashford assaults

Checked : Tuesday 13th August. Updated : Monday 12th August

  • Teenager missing from Tunbridge Wells located
  • Missing girl from Canterbury found safe and well

Checked : Tuesday 13th August. Updated : Monday 12th August

  • Kent's new VRU will provide help for young people affected by knife crime

Checked : Monday 12th August. Updated : Monday 12th August

  • Mobile home alight in Strood
  • Barn fire in Ash
  • Shed fire in Maidstone
  • Field fire in Birchington
  • Domestic property fire in Northfleet
  • Outbuilding fire in Deal
  • Utility room fire in Dartford
  • Margate field fire

Checked : Monday 12th August. Updated : Saturday 10th August

  • Wet and windy weather for the weekend

Checked : Monday 12th August. Updated : Saturday 10th August

  • Doorstep Crime Alert - Gardening Work

Checked : Monday 12th August. Updated : Monday 12th August

  • Recall: Beamz - Light Up Toy Sword
  • Recall: Storm Off-Road 4WD (remote-controlled toy car)
  • Recall: Dune Craft - Glow in the Dark Spit Balls
  • Recall: Dune Craft - Water Marbles
  • Recall: Dune Craft - Spider Balls
  • Recall: Sainsbury's - Deliciously Free From Four Fruity Hot Cross Buns
  • Recall: Lidl - SpeedFeast Quarter Pounder with Cheese

Checked : Monday 12th August. Updated : Saturday 10th August

  • Lidl GB recalls SPEEDFEAST Quarter Pounder with Cheese because of incorrect allergen labelling

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Revealed: The 12 Banks That Haven't Signed The Code Protecting You From Scams

Has your bank signed up?

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


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Scam Email Warning: Fake Mirror Websites

Scammers are still using Martin Lewis's image in fraudulent Bitcoin adverts, but now they're emailing them directly using fake mockups of the Mirror's website.

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


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Are Parents Getting The Message About Backless Booster Seats?

Watch: Backless booster seat crash test video

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


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Man Arrested Over Kent War Veteran's Medal Theft

A man has been arrested over the theft of a number of war medals from a 106-year-old veteran.

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.


Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 13th August. Updated : Monday 12th August

  • Local Plan set for examination

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
The Mead
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 6th of August and 6:00am on Wednesday 7th of August. Somebody stole a green Land Rover Defender, AA08***, from the road.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Chapmans Close
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
Between 5:36pm on Saturday 10th of August and 2:59am on Sunday 11th of August. Somebody broke into a residential property but was disturbed. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
The Sidings
in Dunton Green
On Wednesday 7th of August between 8:30pm and 10:30pm. Somebody damaged a Nissan Qashqai parked in the road.
London Road
in Dunton Green
On Friday 9th of August between 6:10am and 7:31am. Somebody broke into a parked burger van and stole the till.
Edenbridge South and West
Hever Road
in Edenbridge
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 1st of May and 5:15pm on Thursday 1st of August. Somebody stole an electric meter box and electric key.
Hever Road
in Edenbridge
On Thursday 8th of August around 12:00am. Somebody smashed windows at a residential property.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Howells Close
in West Kingsdown
Between 12:01am on Friday 12th of July and 3:11pm on Friday 2nd of August. A Mercedes has been stolen.
Fawkham Road
in West Kingsdown
On Friday 9th of August around 2:05am. Somebody broke into a Toyota Hilux and a Bentley saloon parked in the road and stole various items.
London Road
in West Kingsdown
On Sunday 11th of August between 12:01am and 6:02pm. Somebody badly damaged a vehicle and took the rear wiper.
Manor Lane
in Fawkham
Between 9:00pm on Saturday 3rd of August and 9:00am on Monday 5th of August. Somebody stole a black Jaguar XJ, R444***, from a club premises. It is believed that the keys were taken from a jacket inside.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Parkside
in Halstead
Between 7:00pm on Wednesday 7th of August and 10:00am on Thursday 8th of August. Somebody stole a white Range Rover Evoque, LJ63***, from the road.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Bramblefield Close
in Longfield
Between 8:00am on Sunday 30th of June and 4:00pm on Wednesday 31st of July. A catalytic converter has been stolen from a Citroen C4 whilst it was parked on a driveway.
Otford and Shoreham
Bubblestone Road
in Otford
On Friday 9th of August between 12:01am and 8:43pm. Two men broke into a residential property. They were seen carrying sacks away and leaving in a black vehicle.
Warham Road
in Otford
On Saturday 10th of August between 3:00pm and 3:14pm. Somebody broke into a residential property and items taken.
Seal and Weald
Carters Hill
in Seal
On Friday 9th of August between 3:50pm and 5:51pm. Somebody broke into a VW Passat parked in the road and stole a pair of golf shoes.
Back Lane
in Godden Green
On Friday 9th of August between 10:00am and 12:50pm. Somebody stole a black Renault Clio, GL11***, from the road.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Weald Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 9:00am on Tuesday 6th of August and 6:15pm on Thursday 8th of August. Somebody broke into a residential property. It is not yet known what, if anything, was stolen.
Hopgarden Lane
in Sevenoaks
Between 9:30pm on Thursday 8th of August and 12:56am on Friday 9th of August. Somebody broke into a residential property and searched it. It is not yet known what, if anything, was stolen.
Sevenoaks Northern
Cramptons Road
in Sevenoaks
On Wednesday 7th of August around 10:44pm. Somebody entered an industrial site and stole two wheelbarrows.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
London Road
in Sevenoaks
On Wednesday 7th of August between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. A marble was thrown or catapulted through a window of a residential property.
St. Johns Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 7:00pm on Friday 2nd of August and 9:30am on Saturday 3rd of August. Somebody stole the tow bar from a Land Rover Discovery parked in the road.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Cranleigh Drive
in Swanley
Between 8:30pm on Tuesday 6th of August and 7:12am on Wednesday 7th of August. Somebody stole a red Honda SH300 motorbike, GJ68***, from the road.
Swanley St. Mary's
Hart Dyke Road
in Swanley
On Thursday 8th of August around 11:30am. Stones were thrown at a conservatory, causing a window to be broken.
St. Marys Road
in Swanley
Between 8:30pm on Monday 5th of August and 8:45am on Tuesday 6th of August. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. A petrol mower and tools were taken.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Bartlett Road
in Westerham
Between 7:00pm on Saturday 3rd of August and 12:00pm on Sunday 4th of August. Somebody stole both number plates from a Mercedes saloon parked in the road.
Hartley Road
in Westerham
Between 12:01am on Monday 8th of July and 9:30pm on Thursday 8th of August. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 13th August. Updated : Monday 12th August

  • New round of Energy Deal begins in August to help you save on your energy bills

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford South
Friars View
in Aylesford
Between 9:00pm on Wednesday 7th of August and 5:00am on Thursday 8th of August. Two pedal cycles have been stolen from an underground car park.
Ditton
Lower Bell Lane
in Ditton
Between 11:59pm on Thursday 8th of August and 7:53am on Friday 9th of August. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. An off-road bike was taken.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Court Lane
in Hadlow
Between 4:00pm on Tuesday 6th of August and 7:00am on Wednesday 7th of August. Somebody broke into a property by force and stole a strimmer.
Orchard Road
in East Peckham
On Monday 5th of August between 8:30am and 3:00pm. Somebody stole an old dish washer needed for parts from a residential drive.
Higham
Orchard Drive
On Friday 9th of August between 1:00am and 2:00am. The owner was woken by noises and saw someone attempting to break into a car on the drive.
Hildenborough
Mount Pleasant
in Hildenborough
Between 6:30pm on Saturday 3rd of August and 12:20pm on Sunday 4th of August. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit tow truck, PK56***, from the road.
Ashley Road
in Hildenborough
Between 7:00pm on Friday 9th of August and 4:15pm on Saturday 10th of August. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. A blue SMC quad bike, EX18***, was stolen.
Kings Hill
Tower View
in Kings Hill
On Thursday 8th of August between 12:01am and 1:37am. Somebody was seen trying the door handle at a residential property. A man was seen running away. No access gained.
Medway
Walters Farm Road
On Saturday 10th of August between 6:00pm and 11:23pm. Somebody cracked the windscreen of a vehicle.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Church Field
in Snodland
Between 10:30pm on Monday 5th of August and 11:00am on Tuesday 6th of August. A Vauxhall Zafira was damaged.
Simpson Road
in Snodland
Between 8:00am on Saturday 27th of July and 7:34am on Thursday 8th of August. A games console and money was taken from a property. Access was by a window which had been left open.
Brook Street
in Snodland
Between 4:00pm on Saturday 10th of August and 8:30am on Sunday 11th of August. Somebody broke off and smashed the wing mirror of a vehicle.
High Street
in Snodland
Between 12:40pm on Saturday 10th of August and 12:00pm on Sunday 11th of August. Somebody broke into a vehicle and opened the glove box, nothing stolen.
Brook Street
in Snodland
Between 12:00pm on Saturday 10th of August and 8:00am on Sunday 11th of August. Somebody smashed off the driver's side wing mirror of a vehicle parked in the road.
West Malling and Leybourne
King Street
in West Malling
Between 11:00pm on Thursday 8th of August and 3:37am on Friday 9th of August. Two people broke into a residential property and searched it. They were interrupted and ran off when the resident was woken up. Two sets of car keys were stolen however the cars were not taken.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
London Road
in Wrotham
On Wednesday 7th of August between 8:00pm and 9:00pm. Somebody stole the rear number plate from a Kawasaki ZX 1000 which was parked in the road.
Coach Road
in Ivy Hatch
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 8th of August and 8:00am on Friday 9th of August. Tools taken from site container.

Tunbridge Wells


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Quaker Lane
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 10:30pm on Saturday 10th of August and 12:30am on Sunday 11th of August. Plant pots damaged.
Broadwater
Showfields Road
On Thursday 1st of August between 12:01am and 7:44pm. A valve cap has been stolen from a vehicle.
Stuart Close
Between 9:30pm on Friday 9th of August and 4:33pm on Saturday 10th of August. Somebody broke into a Ford Focus parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Paddock Wood East
Forest Road
in Paddock Wood
On Wednesday 7th of August between 10:30pm and 11:00pm. Somebody attempted to steal a spare wheel from a Suzuki.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Nevill Gate
On Sunday 11th of August around 12:00am. Somebody forced entry to a property. They have conducted a search before being disturbed by security and leaving.
Pembury
Lower Green Road
in Pembury
Between 6:00pm on Monday 5th of August and 7:00am on Tuesday 6th of August. A ride on lawn mower was taken from a stable.
Sherwood
The Avenue
On Thursday 8th of August around 11:40am. Somebody damaged a window at a residential property possibly by throwing things at it.
Longfield Road
Between 9:00pm on Saturday 10th of August and 5:00am on Sunday 11th of August. Somebody stole spare tyres from vans.
Southborough and High Brooms
High Brooms Road
in Southborough
On Friday 2nd of August between 9:00am and 3:39pm. A sat nav was stolen from a vehicle after it had been taken to be cleaned.
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Barden Road
in Speldhurst
Between 4:00pm on Friday 9th of August and 11:07am on Saturday 10th of August. Damaged side door discovered after alarm activated. No access as they were probably interrupted by the alarm.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton
Church Hill
in Boughton Monchelsea
Between 11:00pm on Tuesday 30th of July and 5:01pm on Thursday 1st of August. A motorcycle has been stolen.
Boxley
Harp Farm Road
in Boxley
On Friday 9th of August around 12:14pm. Somebody smashed the windscreen of a vehicle parked in the road.
Lidsing Road
in Boxley
On Sunday 4th of August around 8:30am. Some men stole a pink mountain bike from a garden.
Forstal Road
in Sandling
On Friday 2nd of August around 8:41pm. A purse and contents of a bag were stolen.
Lock Lane
in Sandling
Between 10:00pm on Sunday 4th of August and 9:23am on Monday 5th of August. A KTM motorcycle has been stolen.
Coxheath and Hunton
Waverley Close
in Coxheath
Between 12:00pm on Saturday 3rd of August and 2:00pm on Tuesday 6th of August. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole some jewellery.
Downswood and Otham
ENNIS CLOSE
in Otham
On Saturday 27th of July between 9:00pm and 9:47pm. Young people were seen ripping down a sign in a park.
East
Heathorn Street
On Thursday 8th of August between 4:30pm and 7:30pm. Somebody stole the rear number plate from a Hyundai i20 parked in the road.
Coral Park
On Friday 9th of August between 1:00am and 5:00am. Somebody scratched a BMW 320 parked in the road.
Fant
Hartnup Street
Between 6:30pm on Wednesday 7th of August and 6:00pm on Thursday 8th of August. Somebody stole both number plates from a Renault Traffic van parked in the road.
Barker Road
On Wednesday 7th of August between 9:10am and 5:20pm. Somebody scratched a vehicle parked in the road.
Milton Street
On Friday 9th of August between 12:00pm and 8:30pm. Somebody vandalised two child buggies left in the communal area of a block of flats.
Tonbridge Road
On Saturday 10th of August between 6:00pm and 8:00pm. Somebody stuck a note on the windscreen of a Mercedes CLC220 parked a parking area and this has damaged the windscreen.
Douglas Road
On Saturday 10th of August between 12:01am and 7:17am. Somebody stole a motor bike - GL55***
Headcorn
High Street
in Headcorn
On Thursday 8th of August between 11:15am and 11:30am. A man was shouting abuse at another road user. He then got out of his car and kicked the other vehicle causing a dent.
Friday Street
in East Sutton
Between 1:30pm on Friday 2nd of August and 7:11am on Tuesday 6th of August. Somebody stole a white DAF HGV, RL56***, from a farm.
High Street
Week Street
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 1st of August and 5:30am on Friday 2nd of August. A mountain bike has been stolen from a bike rack. It had been secured by a lock.
Week Street
Between 12:01am on Friday 26th of July and 11:59pm on Saturday 27th of July. Somebody stole a bicycle from the road.
Tufton Street
Between 9:00pm on Thursday 8th of August and 8:00am on Friday 9th of August. Somebody punctured all four tyres of a Ford Transit parked in the road.
Pads Hill
On Friday 9th of August between 2:30pm and 3:15pm. Somebody attempted to break into an Audi A1 parked in a shopping centre car park damaging the door lock.
Earl Street
On Wednesday 7th of August between 3:00pm and 9:30pm. Somebody stole a grey BMW 640i, LV67***, from a car park.
Marden and Yalding
Medway Avenue
in Yalding
On Saturday 10th of August between 12:30pm and 2:00pm. Somebody stole a mobile phone from a vehicle by reaching in through an open window.
The Cockpit
in Marden
On Wednesday 10th of July between 8:00pm and 8:50pm. The outer pain of a bedroom window was smashed.
Park Wood
Brishing Lane
Between 4:01pm on Tuesday 6th of August and 6:06pm on Wednesday 7th of August. A window in a fire escape door was smashed by a metal pole. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Heronden Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Sunday 11th of August around 2:19am. A white Mercedes Sprinter van, LM67***, was stolen from a fenced yard.
Shepway North
York Road
On Wednesday 7th of August around 8:01pm. A Ford vehicle was damaged.
Mote Park
Between 4:00pm on Monday 5th of August and 12:00pm on Tuesday 6th of August. Somebody broke into a kiosk through the window and ice cream tubs were taken.
Shepway South
Cambridge Crescent
Between 6:00pm on Sunday 4th of August and 4:00am on Monday 5th of August. Somebody stole a Vauxhall Corsa from the road. It was later found nearby burnt out.
South
Harris Place
in Tovil
On Friday 9th of August between 12:01am and 8:15am. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.