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Jail for man who kicked woman in the head

James Nicholson, 27, attacked his victim in Station Road, Shoreham (29 May 2015)


Public urged to take part in new rural crime survey

Survey to improve policing launched by National Rural Crime Network   (28 May 2015)


23 people charged with drug offences after raids last week

Warrants in Dover, Deal, Gravesend and London (28 May 2015)


Free property marking at East Kent wildlife parks

Officers will be visiting attractions during the summer to offer safety advice to visitors  (28 May 2015)


Three men sentenced for historic sexual abuse

Trio sentenced to total of 35 years in prison after offences at Swaylands School (27 May 2015)


Police use new powers to close down flat in Folkestone

Officers work with partner agencies to tackle anti-social behaviour (27 May 2015)


Wrotham hotel worker jailed after stealing from employer

Barry Dixon sentenced to two years after admitting thefts totalling almost £10,000 (26 May 2015)


Drink-driver who injured pedestrian found guilty

Lee Hogan drank four pints before crashing into the back of a taxi (26 May 2015)


Chocolate and whiskey  thieves sentenced

Group stole lorries and their haul from yards in Dover in April 2013 (26 May 2015)


Burglar used garden ornament to smash into Edenbridge home

John Vidler jailed after also stealing jewellery and cash in second break-in (23 May 2015)


Two men jailed for drugs in Thanet

Twelve people in total convicted following investigation (22 May 2015)


Two men jailed after fight in Ashford

James Caulfield and Matthew Devonport jailed for four years and four months (22 May 2015)


Margate man sent back to jail for dowloading indecent images

Rafael Ahmed, 26 jailed for 34 months (21 May 2015)


Cannabis factory hidden in East Peckham barn

David Hill tapped into overhead cables to power cultivating equipment (21 May 2015)


Dog owners reminded of risks of sheep-worrying

Warning comes after two dogs shot on farmland in Eastchurch (21 May 2015)


Arrests and drugs seized during operation in Dover and Deal 

6-month long operation involved over 100 officers and 20 warrants carried out (21 May 2015)


Police in Snodland target criminals using railway network

Clampdown on drugs and antisocial behaviour continues (20 May 2015)


Rapist jailed for 12 years

Wayne Campbell, 33, admitted assaulting a woman and raping another in Ashford (20 May 2015)


Ramsgate man jailed after police seize £75,000 worth of drugs

Aaron Grant, 24, is sentenced to 33 months in prison (20 May 2015)


Prisoner sentenced for attacking inmate with plastic knife

Tony Beaumont was jailed for a further 10 years (20 May 2015)


Man charged after series of burglaries

Offences reported at addresses in Larkfield, Mereworth and East Peckham (19 May 2015)


Six years for burglar who targeted businesses

Tony Jackson, 53, committed the second burglary while on bail for the first (18 May 2015)


10 arrested following thefts from lorries

35 offences were reported across Kent and Essex (18 May 2015)


Detectives charge man in connection with sexual assault in Kennington

The incident was reported to have happened on Monday 13 April (17 May 2015)


Man charged following assaults in Ashford

James Knight, 28, also accused of third incident in Beckley, East Sussex (15 May 2015)


Nuisance bikers warned vehicles will be destroyed

Clampdown continues on illegal use of off-road bikes near Aylesford and Maidstone  (15 May 2015)


Boy admits attacking two teens in Sittingbourne robbery

A 13-year-old and a 16-year-old were robbed of their mobile phones (15 May 2015)


Sevenoaks man sexually assaulted woman after breaking into her home

Samuel Miller jailed for five years after victim fled into street screaming (14 May 2015)


Maidstone Mediation receives £14,000 donation

Kent Police contributes £3,000 to charity that resolves disputes between people (14 May 2015)


Man jailed for Greenhithe kidnapping

Bradley Knapp was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison. (13 May 2015)


Police seize drugs at house in Margate

One man to appear in court charged with intent to supply cannabis (12 May 2015)


West Division commander to host online meeting

Chief Superintendent Steve Corbishley online from 6-7.30pm on Tuesday 19 May (12 May 2015)


Detectives charge man with murder

34-year-old is appeared before Maidstone Crown Court on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 (12 May 2015)


Five charged in connection with Land Rover thefts in Lower Halstow

Two incidents were reported on Monday 4 May (11 May 2015)


Christmas present thief jailed

Ashley Lee, 24, of Deal sentenced to more than seven years in prison (11 May 2015)


Ashford motorists urged to keep vehicles secure

Reminder follows theft of rucksack from an unlocked van in Woodchurch (11 May 2015)


Kent Police clampdown on illegal fuel use

Year-long operation in partnership with HM Revenue and Customs (11 May 2015)


Duo jailed for drug dealing in Medway

Charles Patrick and Ryan White were sentenced for more than 10 years (9 May 2015)


Edenbridge thief stole from pensioner whilst decorating her home

Stephen Ewens jailed after trying to sell jewellery in order to fund drug habit (8 May 2015)


Arrests made in crackdown on drug crime

Officers make 16 arrests and seize drugs across East Kent (7 May 2015)


Folkestone cannabis factory uncovered

150 plants seized and 2 people arrested (7 May 2015)


On-going operation to reduce theft and drug offences in Snodland

Visible patrols also tackling antisocial behaviour (5 May 2015)


Two arrested over alleged thefts of gas bottles

A number of rural locations in Maidstone and Tonbridge have been targeted  (5 May 2015)


London drug dealer hid cocaine in his body to then sell in Tunbridge Wells 

David Akande jailed for 7 years after jury find him guilty (5 May 2015)


Man jailed for attack on homeless friend

Victim stripped and assaulted in Angel Lane, Tonbridge, in November 2014 (5 May 2015)


Motorist who reversed into pedestrian sentenced

Collision happened in The Stade, Folkestone on Saturday 21 June (30 Apr 2015)


Jail for burglar who stole veteran's war medals

Kieran Vanner, 20, sentenced to 17 months in a young offender institution (30 Apr 2015)


Girl cautioned after false rape allegation

The girl falsely reported that she had been raped in Dover (30 Apr 2015)


Drug-driving arrest after officer smells cannabis

Man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after being followed by officers on M20 (29 Apr 2015)


Man charged after Dartford garage break-ins

Adam Prendergast, 26, has been remanded in custody until 8 May (28 Apr 2015)


Three teens arrested as part of Dartford robberies investigation

Police received three reports in eight days (28 Apr 2015)


New safety cameras on A20 into Dover

Part of new Highways England and Port of Dover scheme to manage traffic congestion (24 Apr 2015)


Residents in Tonbridge and Malling warned over phone banking scam

Reports of attempts to obtain bank details by offenders posing as police (21 Apr 2015)


Charges brought following death at Pembury Hospital

Manslaughter charges brought following death of Frances Cappuccini in 2012 (21 Apr 2015)


Man arrested following reports of illegal riding in Folkestone

18-year-old released on bail while investigation continues (16 Apr 2015)


Three arrested on suspicion of phone theft

Gravesend men released on bail following arrests at Maidstone nightclub (15 Apr 2015)


Woman fined for drinking in Dover town centre

51-year-old admitted drinking alcohol in designated public place (13 Apr 2015)


Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

Velichko Hristov Petkov from Spain to appear at Magistrates' Court on 23 April (9 Apr 2015)


Four charged with conspiracy to burgle

Arrests made in connection with alleged plot to steal safes and an ATM (1 Apr 2015)


Six arrested on suspicion of drug offences

Arrests made at a residential property in Albert Street, Tunbridge Wells (30 Mar 2015)


Vehicle struck by brick on A228 in Snodland

Police issue stern warning following other recent incidents next to M20 (27 Mar 2015)


Twelve years jail for Folkestone sex offender

Matthew Beevor 'A very dangerous man.' (24 Mar 2015)


Driver clocked at 140mph with child passenger

Mert Tanay, 26, disqualified for three years after admitting dangerous driving (24 Mar 2015)


Police event teaches pupils valuable lessons

Year 6 students in Thanet attend multi-agency life skills event (21 Mar 2015)


Teenager jailed for armed robbery in Ditton

17 year old male sentenced to more than three years after balaclava raid last year (13 Mar 2015)


Man arrested under new drug-driving legislation

Kings Hill resident among first in Kent to be arrested since change in the law (10 Mar 2015)


Kent's special officers recognised for cutting crime

Regional honours for West Kent team (10 Mar 2015)


Sevenoaks teen admits attack with broken bottle

Jake Townsend, 18, slashed a woman's hand after being refused entry to a party (6 Mar 2015)

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