Tuesday 6th July 2021

Issue 1884

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

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Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Monday 5th July

  • Appeal after collision in Canterbury High Street
  • Suspicious fire in Swanscombe
  • Missing woman from Margate found
  • Appeal for information on Northfleet assault
  • Appeal for information after serious assault in Maidstone
  • Off-road motorbike stolen from Pluckley
  • CCTV appeal – theft of excavator in Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Tuesday 6th July

  • Drugs seized following work by police dogs in Canterbury
  • Abusive partner repeatedly assaulted Maidstone woman
  • Jail for county line drug dealer who exploited teenagers
  • Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following Northfleet assault
  • Thieves jailed for rural metal theft
  • Edenbridge arsonist jailed for four years
  • Aspiring police cadets celebrated at awards ceremony in Dartford
  • Kent Police team secures more than 1,000 years in prison sentences
  • Prisoner jailed for serious assault at HMP Swaleside
  • Tea-swigging Chatham theatre burglar jailed

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Friday 2nd July

  • Walk-in clinics are taking place in Chatham and Gillingham

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Monday 5th July

  • Property fire in Swanscombe
  • Derelict building fire in Sutton Valence

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Saturday 3rd July

  • Lorry parking ban pilot project ends

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Friday 2nd July

  • Recall: Top Notch Goods Ltd - Fingerlings
  • Recall: Natural Instinct - several dog food products
  • Recall: Caprilite Ltd - Magnetic Stud Earrings
  • Recall: Little Lopen - Pikler Triangle and Ramp
  • Safety Notice: angle grinder chainsaw disc attachment
  • Recall: Magnificent Magnets - Gummy Bear Fridge Magnets
  • Recall: Trade Greek Ltd - Magnetic Spheres
  • Recall: Finnley Shop - Multicoloured Magnetic Balls
  • Recall: Magnet Store Ltd - Neodymium Magnetic Balls 5 mm
  • Recall: Boao - Drink Glass Charms

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Friday 2nd July

  • Natural Instinct recalls several products containing duck because salmonella has been found in the products
  • Helen Browning’s recalls Helen Browning’s Organic Corned Beef due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Friday 2nd July

  • Morrisons recalls Onion Bhaji and Mango Chutney snack pot because of undeclared wheat

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The World Of Scams

To help you stay protected from scams and avoid falling victim, we've created a free Scams Protection Toolkit for you. Here, we provide insight into the world of scams; we unpick fraudulent activities and tell you what to look out for, explain how fraudsters operate and how to protect yourself if you've been targeted.

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

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Phishing Warning: Fake Sainsbury's Marketing Survey Email

Sainsbury's has confirmed that an email promising £90 for taking part in a 'marketing survey' has nothing to do with it. Here's what the email looks like.

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

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ieGeek Security Camera Removed From Sale Following Which? Investigation

The £40 Amazon's Choice camera failed our security tests - find out what to do if you own one

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

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How A Smart Home Could Be At Risk From Hackers

We set up our own smart home and detected more than 12,000 scanning or hacking attempts in a single week

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

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Do You Know What A Ghost Broker Is?

'Ghost brokers' are fraudsters who sell fake or invalid car insurance policies. Victims are sold fake insurance documents for a policy that does not exist, or for a genuine policy that has been set up using false details to lower the price of the premium.

Click HERE for full details on the Neighbourhood Alert website.

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Don't Ignore It, Share It!

With over 100 active airfields, small airports and 350 miles of coastline and waterways, Kent provides a convenient gateway to and beyond the South East.
If you live, work or relax in these areas you will instantly notice anything unusual or different. Reporting suspicious activity could help to combat crime and terrorism.
Follow the link to see example videos...

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Police website.

Click the district to see its crime list.

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Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Friday 2nd July

  • The smarter way to collect litter

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.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Worships Hill
in Riverhead
Between 17:00 on Tuesday 29th of June and 07:30 on Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody stole a recently delivered digger from a building site.
Crime Report No. 46/114308/21
Edenbridge North and East
Four Elms Road
in Edenbridge
On Wednesday 30th of June around 22:45. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Mercedes 500SE parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/114485/21
Silverstone Close
in Edenbridge
Between 00:01 on Sunday 20th of June and 23:59 on Saturday 26th of June. Somebody broke the wing mirror of a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/115172/21
Station Road
in Edenbridge
On Thursday 1st of July between 22:25 and 22:40. Two men stole a wallet accidentally left at a service station. They are described as white one wearing a black tracksuit with black hair in a topnot and the other wearing a brown sweater.
Crime Report No. 46/115292/21
Edenbridge South and West
Lingfield Road
in Edenbridge
On Thursday 1st of July between 02:00 and 04:00. Somebody broke into nine outbuildings at a farm and stole two rolls of sheep netting.
Crime Report No. 46/114917/21
Springfield Road
in Edenbridge
On Thursday 1st of July between 00:01 and 19:43. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/115917/21
Eynsford
Crockenhill Lane
in Eynsford
On Saturday 3rd of July around 05:10. Somebody broke into a mobile phone radio tower. They broke the door to the cabin and removed 20 batteries but left them outside the fence.
Crime Report No. 46/116078/21
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Fawkham Road
in West Kingsdown
On Thursday 1st of July between 08:00 and 11:57. Somebody entered a residential property claiming to need the toilet. They stole cash from a handbag.
Crime Report No. 46/116034/21
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Culcroft
in Hartley
On Tuesday 29th of June between 09:40 and 15:45. Somebody tried to break into a residential property. They broke into the shed and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/114580/21
Silverdale
in Hartley
Between 00:01 on Monday 28th of June and 12:09 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/115356/21
Kemsing
Pilgrims Way
in Kemsing
On Monday 28th of June between 06:00 and 12:00. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/114435/21
Otford and Shoreham
Shoreham Road
in Shoreham
Between 00:01 on Tuesday 29th of June and 20:21 on Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody stole seed bins and aluminium hurdles from a farm. They broke a gate's lock to get into the farm.
Crime Report No. 46/114417/21
Seal and Weald
A21
in Weald
Between 22:00 on Tuesday 29th of June and 03:30 on Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody stole fuel from a DAF Trucks parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/114330/21
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Beechenlea Lane
in Swanley
Between 00:01 on Saturday 26th of June and 23:59 on Sunday 27th of June. Somebody kicked over a portaloo at a farm and painted graffiti on it. They also damaged hand dispensers and cleaning stations and threw Vodka bottles into the irrigation reservoir.
Crime Report No. 46/114354/21
Swanley White Oak
Lullingstone Avenue
in Swanley
Between 20:00 on Thursday 1st of July and 06:00 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the road and stole a few items.
Crime Report No. 46/116113/21
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Pilgrims Way
in Westerham
On Friday 2nd of July around 11:30. Somebody broke into a residential property. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/115437/21


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

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
High Street
in Aylesford
Between 20:00 on Friday 2nd of July and 07:58 on Saturday 3rd of July. Somebody smashed the windows of a restaurant.
Crime Report No. 46/115942/21
Aylesford South
Gorse Crescent
in Aylesford
On Tuesday 29th of June between 11:50 and 12:50. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel of meat from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/114356/21
The Avenue
in Aylesford
Between 23:30 on Thursday 1st of July and 06:15 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody damaged a gate of a residential drive.
Crime Report No. 46/115877/21
Burham and Wouldham
Rochester Road
in Burham
On Tuesday 1st of June between 18:30 and 18:59. Somebody damaged a road sign.
Crime Report No. 46/115870/21
Cage Green
Ridgeway Crescent
Between 19:00 on Thursday 1st of July and 07:15 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody stole a vehicle, LD06***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/115199/21
East Malling
Mill Street
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Monday 28th of June between 09:00 and 09:30. Somebody stole items of jewellery from a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/115157/21
Higham
Cranford Road
On Thursday 1st of July between 12:00 and 12:18. Two men posing as house repairers tricked their way got into a residential property and stole some cash.
Crime Report No. 46/114684/21
Hildenborough
Leigh Road
in Hildenborough
Between Tuesday 1st of July and Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody stole fruit trees and other plants from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/114541/21
Medway
Lyons Crescent
Between 21:00 on Wednesday 30th of June and 07:30 on Thursday 1st of July. Somebody tried to break into a business property, damaging external sensor lights, a window and a wall. They did not get inside and do not appear to have taken anything.
Crime Report No. 46/115994/21
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Malling Road
in Snodland
On Thursday 1st of July between 02:30 and 06:30. Somebody broke into a residential property. They do not appear to have caused damage nor taken anything.
Crime Report No. 46/114692/21
West Malling and Leybourne
Fartherwell Avenue
in West Malling
Between 14:00 on Thursday 1st of July and 11:55 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody stole a vehicle, PN62***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/115364/21


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

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.
Paddock Wood West
Bloxham Avenue
in Paddock Wood
On Friday 2nd of July. Somebody wrote graffiti on the windows of a property and a car.
Crime Report No. 46/116168/21
Southborough and High Brooms
Yew Tree Road
in Southborough
Between 15:00 on Thursday 1st of July and 11:30 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody damaged an allotment.
Crime Report No. 46/115911/21
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Barden Road
in Speldhurst
Between 23:00 on Friday 25th of June and 10:00 on Saturday 26th of June. Somebody tried to break into a residential property. They damaged a door and its lock but did not get inside.
Crime Report No. 46/114402/21
Etherington Hill
in Speldhurst
Between 20:00 on Tuesday 29th of June and 20:00 on Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody broke into a Talbot Express motorhome parked at a farm and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/114753/21
St. James'
Albion Road
Between 16:30 on Wednesday 30th of June and 09:30 on Thursday 1st of July. Somebody slashed the rear tyre of a Yamaha Tmax motorbike parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/114506/21


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 6th July. Updated : Monday 5th July

  • Maidstone school children vet new Lockmeadow play area plans
  • MBC encourages people to get tested before getting together to watch football

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.
Bridge
Buckland Road
On Wednesday 30th of June between 16:00 and 17:09. A young person, among a group trespassing on school grounds, deliberately kicked a ball against a vehicle in the car park and damaged the paintwork.
Crime Report No. 46/114471/21
The Broadway
On Wednesday 30th of June. Somebody broke into several lockers at a gym stealing various items from them. The police are continuing their enquires.
Crime Report No. 46/116647/21
East
Wheeler Street
On Thursday 1st of July around 17:15. Somebody damaged a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/116625/21
Fant
Upper Fant Road
On Thursday 1st of July. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/114282/21
Pope Street
On Thursday 1st of July between 13:00 and 13:30. Somebody stole a wallet from a shopper at a supermarket.
Crime Report No. 46/115092/21
Upper Fant Road
Between 00:01 on Friday 25th of June and 17:28 on Saturday 26th of June. A man has been stealing antiques and jewellery for some time from a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/115962/21
Headcorn
Forge Lane
in Headcorn
Between 21:00 on Wednesday 30th of June and 09:00 on Thursday 1st of July. Somebody damaged a Volkswagen Sharan parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/114759/21
High Street
Week Street
On Saturday 26th of June around 08:05. A man tried to break into a shop. He broke the shutter but couldn't get through the door so he left.
Crime Report No. 46/114397/21
Knightrider Street
Between 22:30 on Wednesday 30th of June and 09:00 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody damaged the door of a Vauxhall Astra parked in the road possibly trying to break in.
Crime Report No. 46/115234/21
King Street
On Thursday 1st of July around 11:24. Somebody smashed a window of a bus.
Crime Report No. 46/115878/21
North
Peel Street
Between 17:00 on Thursday 1st of July and 16:20 on Friday 2nd of July. Somebody tried to steal the number plates from a Ford Mondeo. They were damaged but not taken.
Crime Report No. 46/115980/21
Park Wood
Jenkins Drive
Between 00:01 on Monday 7th of June and 19:00 on Monday 28th of June. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/114428/21
Sutton Valence and Langley
Sutton Valence Hill
in Sutton Valence
On Saturday 3rd of July around 12:00. The Fire Service believe that somebody deliberately set fire to a derelict house.
Crime Report No. 46/116246/21