Kent Police’s crackdown on burglary and vehicle crime is paying dividends, as officers seek to bring criminals to book.
This week, the third of the forcewide initiative dubbed Operation Castle, saw the number of operational arrests top 100. Some of this week’s headlines from the West Division include:
- Aiden Cahill, a 49-year-old man from Pennington Road in Tunbridge Wells, has been remanded in custody charged with an attempted burglary in Southborough on February 16. He will appear before Maidstone Crown Court on 28 March
- A 19-year-old man from Minster was cautioned for taking a vehicle from Maidstone without the owner’s consent on 9 February
- An 18-year-old man was arrested and bailed, pending further enquiries, following a report from 4 February that a car had been taken without the owner’s consent from an address in Tonbridge
- A warrant was executed at the Orpington home of a 16-year-old boy wanted in connection with burglaries in Sevenoaks. He has been bailed with the investigations continue
- A 21-year-old man from Borough Green was arrested and bailed. He was wanted in connection to a burglary from a pub in Ightham
- Three teenagers from Maidstone, aged 16, 17 and 18, remain on police bail having been arrested on 20 February on suspicion of burglary
Click here, or search for #OpCastle on Twitter to keep abreast of how Kent Police is working to cut burglary and vehicle crime in your area.
Posted on: 21 February 2013