Issue 1661

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Monday 20th May

  • Missing teenager from Faversham
  • Have you seen Jessica Bitmead?
  • Can you help find Oluwatimilehin Alabi?
  • Woman reported missing from Medway
  • Have you seen Ricki Crozier?
  • Have you seen Louis Whittington?
  • Renewed appeal for missing Maidstone man

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Monday 20th May

  • Information sought after upskirting offences reported at Canterbury stores
  • Cash machine stolen in Gillingham
  • Wallet and cash stolen during Ashford robbery
  • Witnesses are being sought following a fatal collision in Lydd
  • Witnesses sought to serious collision at M2 services
  • Robbery in Ashford underpass
  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in Maidstone collision
  • CCTV image released following theft in Tonbridge

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Monday 20th May

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Friday 17th May

  • Shop staff in Folkestone see knife-wielding thief jailed.
  • Prison sentence for man who caused death of brother in Hadlow
  • Medway drug dealer jailed
  • Medway drug dealer jailed for supplying crack cocaine and heroin

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Monday 20th May

  • Maidstone man charged over attempts to bite officers
  • Knife arrest over repeat damage to banners in Tunbridge Wells
  • Two charged following attempted theft from Paddock Wood ATM
  • One charged for knife offences and robberies in Thanet
  • More than 700 cannabis plants seized in Sheerness
  • Trial date for man accused of murdering former wife
  • Suspected teenage burglar charged following Maidstone break-in
  • Kent Police Open Day 2019

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Friday 17th May

  • Recall: Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper
  • Recall: Handmade Mosaic Swan Neck Lamp
  • Recall: Dorset Cereals - Simply Oat Granola

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Friday 17th May

  • Historic Counties Day: Kent, May 26

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Monday 20th May

  • Rochester building fire
  • Fire crews tackle fire on Dartford Heath
  • Maidstone two car crash

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Friday 17th May

  • ALERT - Phone scammers

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Tuesday 21st May

  • ‘Brand New 2019 Toyota 4Runner’ Facebook Scam
  • Watch Out For Fake Office 365 Voicemail Emails
  • Fake Airline Booking Emails Link to Pharmacy Spam Websites

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Friday 17th May

  • Tony’s Kitchen recalls various products due to allergen issues

Sevenoaks and Swanley


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Yorkshill
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Friday 10th of May around 2:24pm. A single axel trailer containing gardening tools was stolen from a driveway. A transit van with two men in was seen taking the trailer.
Edenbridge South and West
Springfield Road
in Edenbridge
On Sunday 12th of May between 12:01am and 12:30am. A garage at a residential property was broken into. Two bicycles, fishing equipment and other items were stolen.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Paddock Close
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 4:00pm on Tuesday 16th of April and 4:00am on Wednesday 17th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into and a bag of tools was taken from boot.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Church Road
in West Kingsdown
On Tuesday 14th of May around 12:00pm. An man jumped out of a white van, grabbed a leaf blower belonging to workmen, and has driving away.
Tinkerpot Lane
in West Kingsdown
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 15th of May and 9:00am on Thursday 16th of May. A garage at a residential property was broken into and an off-road buggy was stolen.
Brands Hatch Road
in Fawkham
On Thursday 16th of May around 8:50pm. A vehicle parked in a hotel car park was broken into and tools were stolen.
Sevenoaks Eastern
Nursery Close
in Sevenoaks
Between 9:00pm on Tuesday 14th of May and 5:30pm on Wednesday 15th of May. A workshop in the garden of a residential property was broken into. Items stolen include a rough cutter, strimmer and a rotavator.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Brittains Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 17th of May between 7:10pm and 7:59pm. Someone attempted to break into a residential property. He ran off when challenged by the resident.
Sevenoaks Northern
Lambarde Drive
in Sevenoaks
On Saturday 18th of May between 9:30am and 10:00am. A residential property was broken into and jewellery was stolen.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
London Road
in Sevenoaks
On Monday 13th of May around 1:36am. A white Mercedes, EK67***, was stolen from the road.
The Drive
in Sevenoaks
Between 1:30pm on Friday 17th of May and 1:13pm on Saturday 18th of May. A residential property was broken into and searched. Some small items were stolen.
Swanley St. Mary's
Irving Way
in Swanley
Between 10:30pm on Tuesday 14th of May and 7:00am on Wednesday 15th of May. A window was smashed at a residential property.
Crescent Gardens
in Swanley
On Thursday 16th of May between 3:00pm and 3:15pm. Two young males, described as wearing tracksuits and aged 14 to 15, were seen attempting to force open a garage door. They ran off when confronted by neighbours.

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 21st May. Updated : Monday 20th May

  • Allergen Alert Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council offer training

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Borough Green and Long Mill
Maidstone Road
in Platt
On Wednesday 15th of May between 12:00pm and 3:03pm. The rear window was smashed on a VW Golf parked in the road was keyed.
Basted Lane
in Platt
On Monday 13th of May around 12:13pm. A car port at a residential property was broken into and a petrol lawn mower was stolen.
Cage Green
Royal West Kent Avenue
Between 1:00pm on Sunday 12th of May and 12:30am on Tuesday 14th of May. A residential property was broken into. Jewellery and furniture were among items stolen.
The Ridgeway
Between 6:00pm on Sunday 12th of May and 10:00am on Monday 13th of May. Plant pots were stolen from outside a block of flats.
Downs and Mereworth
Mill House Lane
in Addington
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 14th of May and 10:00am on Friday 17th of May. The rear number plate was stolen from a Skoda Yeti parked in the road.
East Malling
Wateringbury Road
in East Malling & Larkfield
On Wednesday 15th of May around 12:55pm. An Iveco HGV parked in the road was broken into and items were stolen.
Hildenborough
Riding Lane
in Hildenborough
Between 12:01am on Saturday 1st of September and 12:01am on Saturday 18th of May. Plants have been damaged on land in the road.
West Malling and Leybourne
High Street
in West Malling
On Thursday 16th of May between 8:00am and 9:00am. Someone attempted to break into a Renault van parked in the road. No access has been gained and nothing has been removed from the vehicle.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Pilgrims Way
in Wrotham
On Wednesday 15th of May between 6:30pm and 7:30pm. The driver's side window of a Ford Ka parked in the road was smashed. Nothing appears to have been taken.

Tunbridge Wells


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Broadwater
The Goodwins
On Thursday 9th of May around 12:00am. A door was damaged at a residential property.
Culverden
London Road
Between 7:30pm on Thursday 16th of May and 8:45am on Friday 17th of May. A Toyota Aygo parked in the road was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Derwent Drive
On Thursday 16th of May between 4:00pm and 5:00pm. A residential property was broken into. A man was seen and left, having stolen a purse, when challenged by the resident.
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Ockley Road
in Hawkhurst
On Monday 13th of May around 3:05pm. A window was smashed at a residential property.
Paddock Wood West
Tutsham Way
in Paddock Wood
On Thursday 25th of April between 6:30pm and 7:00pm. A window was smashed at a residential property possibly by a ball bearing.
Park
Halls Hole Road
On Wednesday 10th of April between 12:01am and 11:59pm. An allotments was broken into and items, including a drum of diesel, were stolen.
Crescent Road
Between 5:45pm on Friday 17th of May and 9:30am on Saturday 18th of May. The bonnet ornament was stolen from a Mercedes C250 parked in the road.
Pembury
Greenleas
in Pembury
On Saturday 18th of May between 2:00am and 9:15am. A Mercedes van parked in the road was broken into and tools were stolen.
Rusthall
Bretland Road
in Rusthall
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 14th of May and 7:00am on Wednesday 15th of May. A wing mirror was pulled off a Honda Jazz parked in the road.
Sherwood
Bluebell Walk
Between 12:01am on Thursday 25th of April and 10:35am on Tuesday 14th of May. A grey Mazda RX8, AP06***, was stolen from a residential parking bay.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Barming
Barham Court
in Teston
Between 5:00pm on Tuesday 14th of May and 7:52am on Wednesday 15th of May. An outbuilding was broken into and various items were stolen.
Boxley
Speedwell Close
in Boxley
Between 11:30pm on Friday 10th of May and 4:34am on Saturday 11th of May. A white Mercedes Sprinter van, EA67***, was stolen from the road.
Coxheath and Hunton
Huntington Road
in Coxheath
On Monday 13th of May around 7:05pm. A vehicle parked in the road was damaged having the back window smashed and there is a dent to the door.
Vicarage Lane
in East Farleigh
Between 6:00pm on Thursday 16th of May and 8:15am on Friday 17th of May. The rear window was smashed on a Land Rover Freelander parked in the road.
Downswood and Otham
Downton Court
in Otham
On Wednesday 15th of May between 6:00am and 6:20am. A flat was broken into and searched. Nothing appears to have been taken.
East
Coral Park
Between 12:00am on Monday 13th of May and 12:00am on Wednesday 15th of May. A BMW 320 parked in the road was damaged.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Rectory Lane
in Harrietsham
On Thursday 16th of May around 12:04am. Youths were seen trying to gain entry to a vehicle. Eggs were thrown at the vehicle and a residential property.
Heath
Hermitage Lane
On Thursday 25th of April between 12:01am and 8:31pm. A water company site was broken into. Nothing appears to have been taken. It is believed the offender(s) may have been disturbed.
Springwood Close
On Friday 17th of May between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A tyre was damaged on a Yamaha motorbike parked in the road.
High Street
Lower Stone Street
On Thursday 16th of May between 10:30am and 11:08am. Two men arrived at a car repair centre in a white van and stole four car batteries from inside.
McKenzie Court
On Saturday 4th of May between 12:01am and 11:59pm. An industrial premises security room was broken into and various items were stolen.
Old Tovil Road
On Friday 17th of May around 12:00am. A blue moped was stolen from the road but later recovered. Another vehicle may have been damaged when the moped was dumped.
Marden and Yalding
The Cockpit
in Marden
On Tuesday 14th of May between 7:45am and 9:20am. A residential property was broken into and searched. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Longend Lane
in Collier Street
Between 10:00pm on Monday 13th of May and 12:30am on Tuesday 14th of May. Containers on a farm were broken into. Various items were stolen including a tractor, a trailer and industrial tools.
Park Wood
Goldings Way
On Sunday 5th of May around 12:00am. A gate was damaged at a residential property.
Cannock Drive
Between 8:00pm on Monday 6th of May and 8:30am on Tuesday 7th of May. A Vauxhall Astra van parked in the road was damaged.
Heronden Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Thursday 16th of May around 11:07pm. An industrial unit was broken into and landscape gardening equipment was stolen.
Bircholt Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
Between 6:30pm on Thursday 16th of May and 9:00am on Friday 17th of May. Parts (front bumper, grill, bonnet, fog lights and airbags) were stolen from a vehicle parked at a industrial unit.
Bircholt Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Thursday 16th of May between 8:00pm and 11:59pm. Vehicles were damaged while parked at a business unit. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Shepway North
Ashford Road
On Thursday 16th of May around 10:50pm. Someone broke into a commercial premises. An alarm was activated. Nothing appears to have been taken.
South
The Head Race
in Tovil
Between 9:00pm on Wednesday 15th of May and 11:00am on Thursday 16th of May. A vehicle parked in the road had a rear light cluster broken apparently by a catapult.
Staplehurst
High Street
in Staplehurst
Between 12:01am on Monday 15th of April and 10:41am on Wednesday 8th of May. Trees appear to have been poisoned along the road.