Friday 2nd July 2021

Issue 1883

Kent Police approve of e-watch for communications to residents of the county.

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Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Thursday 1st July

  • Two men assaulted in Margate's Old Town
  • Appeal after items stolen from cars in Kemsley
  • Two teenage boys and man arrested following Maidstone assault
  • Paint thrown over car in Maidstone
  • Two arrested in Canterbury assault investigation
  • Witness appeal after attempted robbery in Folkestone
  • Burglary in Sevenoaks

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Thursday 1st July

  • Jail for man from Romney Marsh who tried to meet children online
  • Maidstone party organiser who breached Covid rules faces £10,000 fine
  • Two arrests as cannabis seized in Canterbury
  • Drugs haul seized from jailed Maidstone dealer
  • Two arrested after police called to burglary at Folkestone business
  • Hotels given advice on safeguarding children following test purchase operation in east ...
  • Gillingham man charged with assault
  • Child sex offender from Medway jailed

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Thursday 1st July

  • Covid-19 vaccine update 01 July 2021

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Thursday 1st July

  • Kent Police and OPCC Draft Statement of Accounts 2020/21 published
  • PCC asks Chief Constable if violence against women is priority for the Force.

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Wednesday 30th June

  • Garage fire in Whitstable
  • Two car crash in Biddenden

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Thursday 1st July

  • ‘Lower My Drinking’ Support in Kent
  • KCC Chairman visits Sea Cadets unit
  • Lorry parking ban pilot project to end

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Wednesday 30th June

  • Warning about scam calls from “matching” mobile phone numbers

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Thursday 1st July

  • Recall: Trust Gaming Chair
  • Recall: Next - Mother and Baby Box
  • Recall: Primark - Scent Stamper Pens
  • Recall: Ickle Bubba - Gravity Auto-Fold Stroller

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Three In Five People Have Received A Scam Delivery Text In The Past Year

Text scams have boomed as Covid confined millions of people to their homes and consumers became increasingly reliant on deliveries.
How can I protect myself from text scams?

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

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The Alan Turing £50 Note: Eight Things You Need To Know

The new polymer £50 has now entered circulation, featuring an image of computer pioneer Alan Turing along with a number of groundbreaking security features.
This means every denomination of banknote now exists in plastic form, although paper £20s and £50s will still be accepted in shops until October 2022.

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

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Almost Half Of Mobile Phone Contracts Could Leave Consumers With An Insecure Device

A lack of transparency over security updates could leave you with an unsupported phone within a year of a new contract

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

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Protecting Your Home From Crime

Your Local Crime Prevention Officer, Miles Booth, would like to draw your attention to the crime prevention pages on the Kent Police website...

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Police website.

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Advice On Using E-scooters

Your Local Crime Prevention Officer, Miles Booth, would like to draw your attention to the Kent Police website regarding the use of electric scooters...

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Police website.

Click the district to see its crime list.

West Kent North Kent & Medway


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Tuesday 29th June

  • Sevenoaks District Council celebrates Apprentices!

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Edenbridge North and East
Enterprise Way
in Edenbridge
On Friday 25th of June around 20:22. Somebody broke into a self-storage unit. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/111725/21
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Esparto Way
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Saturday 26th of June. A group of men were seen to damage the inside of a shop by throwing eggs around. They also stole items. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/111680/21
Seal and Weald
Church Street
in Seal
Between 00:01 on Thursday 24th of June and 00:01 on Sunday 27th of June. Somebody stole a Ford Transit, LF61***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112688/21
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
High Street
in Swanley
On Tuesday 29th of June around 01:33. Somebody broke into a BMW 320D parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112336/21
Moultain Hill
in Swanley
On Saturday 26th of June around 23:00. Somebody damaged a window of a residential property, the also caused damage to a vehicle.
Crime Report No. 46/112666/21
Moultain Hill
in Swanley
On Sunday 27th of June between 00:30 and 01:00. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/113643/21
Moultain Hill
in Swanley
On Sunday 27th of June between 00:30 and 01:00. Somebody damaged a Citroen C1 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/113740/21
Swanley White Oak
Sprucedale Close
in Swanley
On Friday 25th of June around 23:29. Somebody tried to break into a shed at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/111706/21
Northview
in Swanley
Between 00:01 on Tuesday 1st of June and 23:59 on Sunday 27th of June. Somebody stole a Vauxhall Corsa, CU66***, from outside a property.
Crime Report No. 46/113628/21


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Wednesday 30th June

  • ‘Welcome back’ boost for towns and villages
  • New location boost for Saturday market

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Old Chatham Road
in Aylesford
On Thursday 24th of June between 11:00 and 12:00. Somebody keyed a Volkswagen parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112739/21
Borough Green and Long Mill
Novello Close
in Borough Green
On Saturday 26th of June. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole items of jewellery. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/112010/21
Novello Close
in Borough Green
On Saturday 26th of June. Somebody entered a residential property and stole a watch. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/112051/21
Cage Green
Shipbourne Road
On Thursday 24th of June around 15:25. Somebody driving a vehicle tried to damage another vehicle stopped in a supermarket carpark by throwing objects at it. They were also verbally abusive.
Crime Report No. 46/111779/21
Downs and Mereworth
Butchers Lane
in Mereworth
Between 00:01 on Wednesday 23rd of June and 23:59 on Friday 25th of June. Somebody smashed a window of a Toyota Hilux parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112837/21
Forge Lane
in West Peckham
On Monday 28th of June between 08:00 and 09:00. Somebody broke into a Vauxhall Vivaro parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112488/21
Hadlow and East Peckham
Pattenden Gardens
in East Peckham
On Sunday 27th of June between 03:00 and 07:00. Somebody smashed a window and a door mirror of a Audi A5 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/111744/21
Hildenborough
Tonbridge Road
in Hildenborough
On Sunday 27th of June between 16:55 and 17:31. Somebody keyed a Mercedes parked on the forecourt of a filling station. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/111819/21
Leigh Road
in Hildenborough
On Sunday 27th of June. Somebody damaged an apple tree in a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/112772/21
Larkfield North
Auden Road
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 20:00 on Saturday 26th of June and 11:00 on Sunday 27th of June. Somebody tried to break into a vehicle parked in the road. They damaged a door to get inside. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Crime Report No. 46/111781/21
Larkfield South
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Monday 28th of June around 18:20. Somebody smashed a window of a Mercedes parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/113009/21
Medway
Baker Lane
On Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody damaged a building.
Crime Report No. 46/114090/21
Wateringbury
Mill Lane
in Wateringbury
Between 22:30 on Thursday 17th of June and 10:00 on Friday 18th of June. Somebody stole items from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/113757/21


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 2nd July. Updated : Wednesday 30th June

  • Public electric vehicle charging survey

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Benenden and Cranbrook
Golford Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Thursday 24th of June. Somebody stole an unsecured bicycle from a school.
Crime Report No. 46/112525/21
Broadwater
Broadwater Lane
On Saturday 26th of June around 11:50. Somebody has entered a business site, to do so they broke a security.
Crime Report No. 46/113493/21
Pembury
The Grove
in Pembury
On Thursday 24th of June. Somebody painted graffiti on a wall.
Crime Report No. 46/113508/21
Sherwood
Bramble Walk
On Friday 25th of June. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/112683/21
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Furzefield Avenue
in Speldhurst
Between 22:45 on Monday 28th of June and 05:45 on Tuesday 29th of June. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/112862/21
St. James'
Hill Street
On Sunday 27th of June between 00:01 and 00:30. Somebody egged a property.
Crime Report No. 46/113081/21


Road Works

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Barming and Teston
Bermelie Fields
in Barming
Between 21:30 on Sunday 20th of June and 08:00 on Monday 21st of June. Somebody broke into a Kia Sportage 2 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112894/21
Coxheath and Hunton
Redwall Lane
in Linton
On Monday 28th of June around 01:00. Somebody smashed a window of a caravan.
Crime Report No. 46/114187/21
Capell Close
in Coxheath
On Wednesday 23rd of June between 14:00 and 21:30. Somebody broke into a residential property and took several items. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/112203/21
Capell Close
in Coxheath
On Wednesday 23rd of June between 14:00 and 21:30. Somebody broke into a residential property. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/112205/21
Capell Close
in Coxheath
On Wednesday 23rd of June between 14:30 and 21:30. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/113113/21
Heath
St. Andrews Road
On Wednesday 30th of June around 01:25. Somebody tried to break into a Ford Fiesta parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/113932/21
High Street
Basing Close
On Saturday 26th of June. Somebody was seen to take a mobile phone from someone else and smash it on the ground, they were also verbally abusive. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/112026/21
Church Street
On Sunday 27th of June between 12:00 and 14:38. Somebody broke into a Vauxhall Astra parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112465/21
College Road
Between 18:00 on Friday 25th of June and 08:30 on Monday 28th of June. Somebody has broken into several vehicles.
Crime Report No. 46/112491/21
Marden and Yalding
Vicarage Road
in Yalding
Between 23:00 on Sunday 27th of June and 08:25 on Monday 28th of June. Somebody stole a dog from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/113222/21
North Downs
Bicknor Lane
in Bicknor
Between 12:00 on Thursday 17th of June and 12:00 on Friday 25th of June. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/112929/21
Park Wood
Beaufort Walk
On Sunday 27th of June around 17:20. A young person was seen trying to damage a residential property by throwing an egg at it. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/111825/21
Shepway North
Plains Avenue
Between 19:00 on Monday 28th of June and 11:30 on Tuesday 29th of June. Somebody stole items from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/113043/21
South
Norrington Road
Between 17:00 on Tuesday 29th of June and 11:00 on Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody stole a Rover 214, M379***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/113992/21
Staplehurst
High Street
in Staplehurst
On Friday 25th of June between 13:00 and 19:00. Somebody smashed a window of a vehicle parked in the road. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/112085/21
Offens Drive
in Staplehurst
On Monday 28th of June around 18:00. Somebody smashed a window of a Skoda Fabia parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/112853/21
Corner Farm Road
in Staplehurst
On Sunday 27th of June around 17:57. Somebody keyed a Honda CR-V parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/113486/21