Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Issue 1848

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Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Monday 1st March

  • Appeal to find missing man from Dartford
  • Maidstone residents warned about telephone fraudsters
  • CCTV appeal following fraud report at West Malling store
  • Cash machine stolen from Thanet Way service station
  • Appeal for information after fatal collision on M2 near Faversham
  • Attempted theft of cash machine in Dymchurch
  • Witnesses sought to fatal collision in Sittingbourne
  • Witnesses sought to Westgate-on-Sea assault
  • Warning to van owners after theft arrests in Dover
  • Ferrets stolen in Ashford

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Saturday 27th February

  • Closure order granted after anti-social behaviour at Ramsgate property
  • Multiple charges after shop worker threatened in Dover
  • Rochester robber who stole rings from elderly woman’s finger jailed

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Monday 1st March

  • Money back for Kent

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Sunday 28th February

  • Two rescued from mud in Sheerness
  • Shed fire in Maidstone
  • Flat fire in Margate
  • House fire in Lydd, Romney Marsh

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Saturday 27th February

  • New scheme to install five ‘parklets’ in Dover begins this weekend
  • New crowdfunding platform will bring community projects to life

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Friday 26th February

  • Action Fraud warning as holiday bookings surge after lockdown exit plans announced

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Saturday 27th February

  • Parrot For Sale or Adoption Advance Fee Scams

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Monday 1st March

  • Recall: Lidl - Birchwood - Beef and Pork Mince
  • Recall: SM Pickles of Glastonbury - Various pickled products / Vinegar Mix

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Friday 26th February

  • Lidl GB recalls Birchwood Beef and Pork Mince (23% Fat) because it may contain pieces of plastic

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Pushchair Recall: Ickle Bubba Gravity Max Auto-Fold Stroller Recalled Due To Safety Issues

Expert pushchair tests carried out by Which? uncovered durability problems that have now been confirmed by Ickle Bubba

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

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Kent Residents Targeted By COVID-19 Grant Scam Text

We have received reports of unsolicited text messages targeting Kent residents.

Click HERE for full details on the KCC Public Protection website.

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Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Monday 1st March

  • Businesses benefit from £33 million in grants

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Farm Holt
in Ash-cum-Ridley
On Tuesday 23rd of February around 9:05pm. Somebody smashed the driver's side window of a vehicle parked in the road.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
High Street
in Chevening
Between 4:30pm on Friday 26th of February and 1:47pm on Sunday 28th of February. Somebody smashed a window of a Land Rover parked in a car park.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
M25 Junction 3 to 4
in Crockenhill
On Thursday 25th of February between 4:10pm and 4:30pm. Somebody in a Ford Transit being driven on the M25 threw something out of the van smashing a window of another car.
Eynsford Road
in Crockenhill
Between 12:01am on Sunday 14th of February and 9:24am on Saturday 27th of February. Somebody damaged the turf and fences at a football club for the third time in two weeks.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Church Field
in Riverhead
On Saturday 27th of February between 12:01am and 6:01pm. Somebody damaged garden ornaments at a residential property. This is a repeat offence.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Alban Crescent
in Farningham
Between 12:01am on Monday 25th of January and 11:59pm on Thursday 28th of January. Somebody tried to break into a Volkswagen Transporter parked in the road. They caused significant damaged to the doors but did not get inside and nothing was taken.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
London Road
in West Kingsdown
On Sunday 28th of February around 12:20pm. Somebody stole fuel from a filling station.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Kilnwood
in Halstead
On Sunday 21st of February around 6:24pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole bank cards which they later tried to use.
Sevenoaks Road
in Halstead
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 10th of February and 6:00am on Thursday 11th of February. Somebody drove a heavy vehicle through the entrance gate at a golf club causing damage.
Hextable
Mabel Road
in Hextable
On Saturday 27th of February around 11:00pm. Somebody stole a mobile phone
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Camp Hill
in Chiddingstone
Between 7:00am on Wednesday 24th of February and 7:00am on Thursday 25th of February. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property and stole various tools.
Seal and Weald
Middle Lane
in Seal
Between 8:30pm on Wednesday 24th of February and 6:00am on Thursday 25th of February. Somebody stole the mercury from a thermometer outside a residential property.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
High Street
in Sevenoaks
On Saturday 27th of February between 10:15am and 10:30am. Somebody stole cash from a purse by distraction.
Swanley White Oak
Birchwood Park Avenue
in Swanley
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 23rd of February and 4:50pm on Wednesday 24th of February. Somebody broke into a Peugeot parked in the road. They do not appear to have taken anything.
New Road
in Swanley
On Friday 26th of February around 9:20pm. Four men stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Prius parked in the road. They were seen in a Volkswagen Golf. The police have the registration and are continuing their enquiries.
Lullingstone Avenue
in Swanley
On Friday 26th of February around 9:17pm. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Volkswagen Polo parked in the road. They were seen in a vehicleand the police have the registration and are continuing their enquiries.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Vicarage Hill
in Westerham
Between 4:00pm on Tuesday 23rd of February and 10:00am on Wednesday 24th of February. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property and stole a lawn mower.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 2nd March. Updated : Sunday 28th February

  • Budget and council tax rates for 2020/21

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Robin Hood Lane
in Aylesford
On Friday 19th of February between 4:00pm and 4:30pm. Three young people were seen cutting down a tree with a saw.
Aylesford South
Firs Close
in Aylesford
On Saturday 20th of February between 7:00pm and 10:00pm. Somebody stole airpods from a residential property.
M20 Junction 5
in Aylesford
On Monday 22nd of February around 10:05am. Somebody driving a Mercedes pulled alongside a DAF truck on the motorway and, after both had opened their windows, threw a mug at the truck driver. The mug caused a dent on the side of the truck. The police have the car registration and are continuing their enquiries.
Borough Green and Long Mill
Lendon Road
in Borough Green
On Thursday 25th of February between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. Somebody stole a pushchair from outside a residential property.
Judd
Shakespeare Road
On Thursday 25th of February between 4:30pm and 9:00pm. Somebody smashed a window of a Ford parked in the road by throwing a stone at it.
Audley Avenue
Between 12:01am on Saturday 27th of February and 8:21am on Sunday 28th of February. Somebody keyed a Ford parked in the road.
Kings Hill
Langley Way
in Kings Hill
On Friday 26th of February around 3:09am. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Kings Hill Avenue
in Kings Hill
On Saturday 27th of February between 5:30pm and 6:00pm. Somebody damaged a crash barrier.
Medway
High Street
On Thursday 25th of February around 1:19pm. Somebody withdrew cash from an ATM but left it behind by mistake. The money has been stolen by someone else.
Lyons Crescent
On Wednesday 24th of February between 9:20pm and 10:00pm. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road. It may have happened during a fight in the street.
Trench
Hamble Road
On Tuesday 23rd of February around 7:24pm. A group of young people damaged a door at a block of flats.
Vauxhall
St. Marys Road
Between 11:00pm on Wednesday 24th of February and 7:00am on Thursday 25th of February. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole a medical bag and other items.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Plaxdale Green Road
in Stansted
On Saturday 27th of February between 12:30am and 1:30pm. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. They do not appear to have taken anything.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Frythe Way
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Tuesday 23rd of February between 6:30pm and 10:30pm. Somebody smashed both left side windows of a Mercedes parked in the road.
Waterloo Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 12:01am on Thursday 18th of February and 2:00pm on Tuesday 23rd of February. Somebody smashed a window at a school.
Golford Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 2nd of February and 11:59pm on Tuesday 16th of February. Somebody damaged streetlights possibly by shooting at them with a catapult.
Culverden
Mount Ephraim
On Wednesday 24th of February between 12:30pm and 2:50pm. Somebody stole a Kymco mobility scooter from the road. It was later recovered and returned.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Smiths Lane
in Goudhurst
Between 12:01am on Saturday 27th of February and 11:20am on Sunday 28th of February. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. They damaged locks to get inside. 2 Motorcross bikes and a Quad bike were stolen
Station Road
in Goudhurst
On Sunday 28th of February around 12:00am. Somebody broke into an outhouse at a residential property and stole a number of agricultural tools.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Talbot Road
in Hawkhurst
On Monday 22nd of February between 7:00pm and 10:00pm. Somebody stole a green Ford Transit, MF11***, from the road.
Dickens Way
in Hawkhurst
On Sunday 28th of February around 2:30am. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Paddock Wood West
Maidstone Road
in Paddock Wood
On Thursday 25th of February around 4:05pm. A group of young people damaged a fence at a field to gain access.
Rusthall
Southwood Road
in Rusthall
On Friday 26th of February around 4:40pm. Three young people stole eggs that were for sale outside a residential property
Allan Close
in Rusthall
On Sunday 28th of February around 1:15am. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Sherwood
Middle Walk
Between 1:30pm on Tuesday 23rd of February and 7:00am on Wednesday 24th of February. Somebody keyed a Ford Fiesta parked in the road.
St. James'
Quarry Road
On Wednesday 24th of February around 9:02pm. Somebody tried to break into a residential property by trying the door handles.
St. John's
St. Johns Road
On Thursday 25th of February around 8:18pm. Somebody damaged various items at a private club.


Road Works

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Castle Road
On Friday 26th of February around 1:12pm. A group of young people threw stones at a boat but did not cause any damage.
Bridge
Bower Mount Road
Between 11:30pm on Tuesday 23rd of February and 10:00am on Wednesday 24th of February. Somebody broke into a residential property. They damaged a conservatory door to get inside but couldn't get into the house. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Bower Mount Road
On Wednesday 24th of February between 1:30am and 5:30am. Somebody broke into a residential property. They stole cameras, electrical items and a bicycle among other things.
Coxheath and Hunton
Waverley Close
in Coxheath
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 24th of February and 6:40am on Thursday 25th of February. Somebody slashed a tyre of a Suzuki Grand Vitara parked in the road.
Lower Road
in East Farleigh
Between 12:01am on Sunday 21st of February and 2:20pm on Friday 26th of February. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. They damaged a door to get inside. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Downswood and Otham
Frithwood Close
in Downswood
Between 12:01am on Thursday 25th of February and 11:59pm on Friday 26th of February. Somebody stole a bicycle from the drive.
East
St. Lukes Road
On Friday 26th of February between 11:20pm and 11:45pm. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. They were interrupted by an alarm being activated. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Fant
Tonbridge Road
Between 3:00pm on Thursday 25th of February and 2:20pm on Friday 26th of February. Somebody stole a SAAB 9-3, OE56***, from the road.
Dover Street
On Friday 26th of February around 12:00am. Somebody stole an electric scooter from the communal area of flats.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Ashford Road
in Harrietsham
On Sunday 28th of February between 12:00pm and 3:00pm. Somebody damaged a dummy CCTV camera at a residential property.
High Street
in Lenham
On Sunday 28th of February around 5:30am. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
High Street
McKenzie Court
Between 12:01am on Thursday 25th of February and 11:59pm on Friday 26th of February. Somebody broke into a secure lock up at a residential property and stole 2 bicycles.
Marden and Yalding
Rookery Court
in Marden
On Wednesday 24th of February around 12:00am. Somebody threw tree branches at the window of a flat. They did not cause any damage.
Sheephurst Lane
in Marden
On Wednesday 24th of February between 8:45pm and 9:00pm. Somebody stole ten bales of hay from a stables.
North
James Whatman Way
Between 4:00pm on Monday 22nd of February and 6:00am on Tuesday 23rd of February. Somebody loosened the wheel nuts of a Vauxhall Insignia parked in the road. They may have tried to steal the wheels.
Sandling Road
On Tuesday 23rd of February around 11:08pm. Somebody threw eggs at a shop window.
Park Wood
Laight Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Friday 26th of February around 12:00am. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Shepway North
Somerset Road
On Tuesday 23rd of February between 6:00pm and 6:30pm. A group of young people threw stones and eggs at a residential property damaging a window.
Northumberland Road
On Tuesday 23rd of February around 6:32pm. A group of young people threw eggs at a residential property. They did not cause any damage.
South
Church Street
in Tovil
Between 4:30pm on Saturday 27th of February and 9:55am on Sunday 28th of February. Somebody slashed the tyres of a Ford Transit and three other vehicles parked in the road.