Tuesday 8th October 2019

Issue 1701

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Monday 7th October

  • Appeal following robbery at Leybourne restaurant
  • Suspect sought in Romney Marsh burglary
  • Appeal after fatal collision in Faversham

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Monday 7th October

  • Suspected Gillingham drug dealer charged
  • Drugs seized following Gravesend warrant
  • Five men appear in connection with cash machine thefts
  • Two arrested after Ashford assault
  • Three arrests in Horsmonden burglary investigation
  • Two people charged with murder following Dover death

Checked : Monday 7th October. Updated : Saturday 5th October

  • Barn fire - Ashford

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Tuesday 8th October

  • Consultation on the future of community wellbeing services
  • Beware the unlicensed waste collectors
  • Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week – Help us to protect the most vulnerable people in Kent and Medway

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Monday 7th October

  • Application to close Rowan Tree surgery approved

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Monday 7th October

  • Amazon Scam Alert

Checked : Monday 7th October. Updated : Monday 7th October

  • Recall: Air Drying Modelling Clay
  • Recall: Pedrotti Grain Dryer
  • Recall: Comfysall - Anti-lost Kids Backpack
  • Recall: Inflatable airplane swim ring
  • Recall: Playbees - Wooden Train Set
  • Recall: Focused Nutrition - Choc Chip Flapjack

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Saturday 5th October

  • Lidl Northern Ireland recalls three products as the allergens are not in English

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Beware These Six Teething Toys With Bits That Break Off

Small parts that came away in our tests could pose a choking risk

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

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Scam Alert: Beware Fake Thomas Cook Refund Websites

Websites claiming to be refund services are the latest fakes targeting out-of-pocket Thomas Cook travellers

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

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Keto Diet Pill Scam Targets Facebook Users

Diet pill site accused of intentionally overcharging customers and caught using fake celebrity ads to boost sales

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

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Revealed: The Risky Investment Products Disguised As Top-rate Savings Accounts

New research finds dubious ads that could dupe savers

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

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Friday 4th October

  • A ghoulish Halloween adventure for half-term

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Darent Close
in Chevening
Between 9:00pm on Saturday 21st of September and 7:00am on Sunday 22nd of September. Somebody has smashed locks to gain access to the private area of an angling club's lake. Nothing was reported damaged or taken.
London Road
in Chevening
Between 11:00pm on Thursday 3rd of October and 9:45am on Friday 4th of October. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a VW Up parked in a car park.
Toys Hill
in Brasted
On Friday 4th of October between 9:00am and 9:30am. Somebody broke into a Volvo XC90 parked in the road and stole a handbag.
Cowden and Hever
Pigdown Lane
in Hever
Between 12:01am on Friday 27th of September and 12:00pm on Wednesday 2nd of October. Somebody broke into a shipping container the in grounds of farm. The padlock was cut off and various power tools taken from inside.
Edenbridge North and East
Church Street
in Edenbridge
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 2nd of October and 11:39am on Thursday 3rd of October. Somebody broke into a residential property. They stole cash and other items.
Edenbridge South and West
Roman Road
in Edenbridge
Between 11:00pm on Wednesday 2nd of October and 7:30am on Thursday 3rd of October. Somebody broke into a barn and two chainsaws, a leaf blower, a hedge trimmer and bolt cutters were stolen.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Churchill Road
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Wednesday 2nd of October between 9:00pm and 10:10pm. Somebody stole a van, Y796***, from the road.
Lombard Street
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 9:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 12:30pm on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody stole a black Audi Q5, EK09***, from the road.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Hever Avenue
in West Kingsdown
On Tuesday 1st of October around 11:18am. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
London Road
in West Kingsdown
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 1st of October and 7:30am on Wednesday 2nd of October. Diesel was stolen from a company vehicle.
London Road
in West Kingsdown
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 3rd of October and 8:00am on Friday 4th of October. Somebody stole an Acer bush from the garden of a residential property.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Polhill
in Badgers Mount
On Wednesday 2nd of October around 10:30am. A wallet was stolen from a residential property.
Otford and Shoreham
Row Dow
in Otford
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 3rd of October and 7:30am on Friday 4th of October. Somebody broke into a Vauxhall Combo van parked at a school and stole a generator.
High Street
in Otford
Between 2:30pm on Thursday 3rd of October and 1:30pm on Friday 4th of October. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a vehicle parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Eastern
Hospital Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Thursday 3rd of October and 3:36pm on Friday 4th of October. Somebody poured paint stripper over a Mini Cooper parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Northern
Bradbourne Vale Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 11:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 10:30am on Saturday 5th of October. somebody damages at least seven vehicles parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Bradbourne Park Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 6:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 11:00am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody damaged a Vauxhall Astra and a Vauxhall Zafira parked in the road.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Park Road
in Swanley
Between 9:15pm on Thursday 3rd of October and 7:30am on Friday 4th of October. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Honda Jazz parked in a car park.
Goldsel Road
in Swanley
On Saturday 5th of October between 4:30pm and 4:44pm. Somebody threw something at a VW Polo parked in the road damaging the bonnet and windscreen.
Swanley White Oak
New Barn Road
in Swanley
Between 4:30pm on Monday 30th of September and 9:30am on Wednesday 2nd of October. Somebody damaged a gazebo and outdoor play equipment.
Alder Way
in Swanley
Between 3:00pm on Saturday 28th of September and 11:41am on Wednesday 2nd of October. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. Various items were stolen.
Whitecroft
in Swanley
On Thursday 3rd of October between 8:30pm and 9:00pm. Somebody threw paint at the front door of a residential property.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Squerryes
in Westerham
Between 7:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 11:00am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody stole two sheep from a field.
Croft Road
in Sevenoaks And Swanley
On Monday 30th of September around 8:30pm. Somebody attempted to steal a Triumph motorbike from a driveway.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Monday 7th October

  • Lots of Opportunities at Aylesford Jobs and Training Fair

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Foresters Close
in Aylesford
On Wednesday 2nd of October between 12:30am and 8:30am. Somebody attempted to break into a porch of a residential property with a crowbar. No access gained.
St. Andrews Close
in Aylesford
On Thursday 3rd of October between 11:50am and 1:05pm. Somebody keyed a Mini Cooper Countryman whilst parked in the road.
Cage Green
Coventry Road
On Wednesday 2nd of October between 10:30am and 11:00am. Somebody smashed the side window of a Toyota Rav4. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Castle
High Street
On Wednesday 2nd of October around 10:30pm. Somebody dented the wheel arches of a vehicle whilst it was parked in the road.
London Road
Between 9:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 7:15am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody broke into a Ford Transit parked in a hotel car park and stole various power tools.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Court Lane
in Hadlow
On Wednesday 2nd of October between 6:30pm and 10:00pm. Somebody stole keys, bank cards and keys from an unlocked vehicle.
Hildenborough
London Road
in Hildenborough
On Monday 30th of September between 8:50pm and 11:59pm. Somebody a vehicle, HX13***, from a service centre.
Larkfield North
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Friday 4th of October between 9:30am and 11:00am. Somebody stole both number plates from a Land Rover Discovery parked at a leisure centre.
Medway
Medway Wharf Road
Between 4:30pm on Friday 4th of October and 11:30am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody broke into a letter box at a block of flats. It is not known whether any mail was stolen.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Rocfort Road
in Snodland
Between 5:30pm on Wednesday 2nd of October and 2:00pm on Thursday 3rd of October. Bikes were ridden over a cricket pitch causing damage.
Trench
The Brent
Between 12:01am on Monday 30th of September and 1:20pm on Wednesday 2nd of October. Somebody stole a plant pot and cut the telephone line at a residential property.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
West Street
in Wrotham
Between 12:01am on Sunday 8th of September and 12:45pm on Thursday 3rd of October. Somebody broke into a residential property causing damage to the furniture. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Pilgrims Way
in Wrotham
On Friday 4th of October between 12:01am and 9:00am. Somebody smashed a window at a residential property.

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Tuesday 8th October. Updated : Saturday 5th October

  • Payments systems closed for maintenance

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Hartley Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Saturday 28th of September between 7:00pm and 7:37pm. Fireworks hit the front door of a residential premises causing damage.
Bramley Drive
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 10:40pm on Wednesday 2nd of October and 8:00am on Thursday 3rd of October. The front and rear windscreen wipers of a Toyota Yaris were broken off.
Broadwater
Eastlands Road
Between 11:22am on Tuesday 1st of October and 11:22am on Wednesday 2nd of October. A Ford Kuga Titanium T was keyed.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Oaklands Road
in Hawkhurst
On Thursday 3rd of October between 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. They stole ornaments, jewellery and cash.
All Saints Road
in Hawkhurst
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 2nd of October and 1:45pm on Thursday 3rd of October. Somebody stole a white Ford Ranger, YR68***, from a driveway.
Paddock Wood West
The Foxgloves
in Paddock Wood
On Thursday 3rd of October between 9:45pm and 10:00pm. Somebody broke a wing mirror off of a vehicle parked in the road.
Park
Pembury Road
On Friday 4th of October between 11:30am and 11:50am. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole a camera.
Southborough and High Brooms
Yew Tree Road
in Southborough
Between 7:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 9:19am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody broke into a Citroen Berlingo van parked in the road and stole various tools.
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Bidborough Ridge
in Bidborough
Between 12:01am on Sunday 4th of August and 7:20am on Friday 4th of October. Somebody broke into a residential property under development on three separate occasions. They may have been scared off before taking anything from the house. However they stole gardening equipment and a Wacker plate from adjacent garages.
St. James'
St. James Road
On Thursday 3rd of October around 1:30pm. A window at a residential premises was damaged due to an object being thrown at it.
St. James Road
Between 10:30pm on Friday 4th of October and 11:45am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
St. John's
Newlands Road
Between 6:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 10:00am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody broke into a Ford saloon parked in the road. Nothing appears to have been taken.

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Boxley
Orbit Close
in Boxley
On Friday 4th of October between 12:01am and 5:19pm. Somebody stole a red Peugot 308, GF10***, from the road.
Bridge
Victoria Court
Between 12:00pm on Sunday 29th of September and 4:00pm on Thursday 3rd of October. Somebody broke into a residential property. They stole cash and other items.
Coxheath and Hunton
Charlton Lane
in West Farleigh
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 1st of October and 7:36am on Wednesday 2nd of October. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Lower Road
in East Farleigh
On Thursday 3rd of October between 8:00am and 12:00pm. Somebody stole a red Land Rover Discovery, GL15***, from a driveway.
Detling and Thurnham
Harple Lane
in Detling
On Wednesday 2nd of October between 10:00am and 5:30pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. A camcorder, jewellery, camera,two tablets, a sports bag, headphones and a quantity of cash were stolen.
Hockers Lane
in Detling
Between 11:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 7:25am on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody attempted to break into a residential property, damaging an outer porch door and an inner door. No access gained.
East
Wheeler Street
On Friday 27th of September between 9:30am and 10:00am. Somebody stole a purse from a residential property.
Tudor Avenue
On Wednesday 2nd of October between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. Somebody stole a white Honda motorbike, GL15***, from the road.
Fant
Florence Road
On Saturday 5th of October between 12:01am and 4:45am. Somebody stole a silver Vauxhall Corsa, KF06***, from the road.
Headcorn
Grigg Lane
in Headcorn
Between 9:00pm on Sunday 29th of September and 8:00am on Monday 30th of September. An egg was thrown at the window of a residential property.
High Street
Ashford Road
On Sunday 29th of September between 8:05pm and 9:05pm. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit van, BN09***, from a commercial premises.
Loose
Salts Lane
in Loose
On Wednesday 2nd of October between 12:30am and 6:15am. Somebody broke into a stables and horsebox overnight stealing equine medication and saddlery.
Marden and Yalding
Hampstead Lane
in Yalding
Between 4:13pm on Saturday 28th of September and 4:13pm on Wednesday 2nd of October. An object was fired up at a security light causing damage.
Howland Road
in Marden
Between 12:01am on Monday 23rd of September and 7:06pm on Thursday 3rd of October. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. A CB radio, bike, bed, shaver and a quantity of spirits were stolen.
North
Alexandra Street
On Thursday 3rd of October between 10:50am and 12:40pm. Somebody stole both number plates from a Sinnis Shuttle 125 moped.
Kerry Hill Way
On Saturday 5th of October between 1:00am and 1:30am. Somebody stole a white Mercedes saloon KW15***, from a driveway.
North Downs
Faversham Road
in Wichling
On Thursday 3rd of October between 1:30pm and 2:30pm. Somebody stole a bag containing a phone, driving licence and a quantity of cash from a vehicle parked in the road.
Shepway South
Northumberland Road
On Tuesday 1st of October around 3:10am. Somebody broke into a business premises overnight and smashed a window. No access was gained and nothing appears to have been taken.
Staplehurst
Bathurst Road
in Staplehurst
Between 10:00pm on Friday 4th of October and 12:46pm on Saturday 5th of October. Somebody stole both number plates from a Mercedes E220 parked in the road.