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Man charged with attempted robbery

Martin Johnson of Whitstable to appear in court on 11 May (27 Apr 2015)


Victim left with broken jaw after random attack in Sittingbourne

A 20-year-old man has been jailed for more than a year for the offence (24 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)


Ramgate sex offender given four-year sentence

Roly Brooker, 56, of Ramsgate jailed at Canterbury Crown Court on Wednesday 22 April (23 Apr 2015)


Greenhithe man jailed for attempted murder

David Norris stabbed his former wife as she laid flowers at a Southfleet cemetery (22 Apr 2015)


Man sentenced over Headcorn church murder

Ruslan Piktorov carried out brutal attack in grounds of parish church (22 Apr 2015)


Armed man jailed for vicious hammer assault

Daryl McNamee admitted attempted robbery and ABH after Gravesend incident (22 Apr 2015)


Kent Police attend Vaisakhi celebrations

Officers attended the Sikh festival in Gravesend on Saturday 18 April (21 Apr 2015)


Four men jailed over £11.7m VAT fraud

Men from Gravesend and Surrey receive sentences totalling 25 years (21 Apr 2015)


Ramsgate man jailed for four years

Christopher Adjei, 29, sentenced for assaulting a woman in Canterbury (21 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)


Three jailed for assault over car sale dispute

Lucas Badnarz, Szymon Rehan and Thomasz Juchnik jailed for 14 months (21 Apr 2015)


Gillingham woman charged with attempted murder

The 39-year-old is due to appear in court next month (20 Apr 2015)


Sevenoaks teen jailed for broken bottle attack

Jake Townsend, 18, sentenced to two years in a young offenders institution (20 Apr 2015)


Swanscombe robber jailed for 46 months

Jack Ludlow, 21, from Greenhithe was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court (19 Apr 2015)


Man jailed for child sex offences

Leslie Danton, 66, of Ash, convicted at Canterbury Crown Court (17 Apr 2015)


Gillingham rapist jailed for a decade

Robert Elliott was convicted of rape after he admitted sexual activity with a child (17 Apr 2015)


Officers charge man with dangerous driving after Sittingbourne collision

The 29-year-old is due to appear in court next month (17 Apr 2015)


Man arrested following reports of illegal riding in Folkestone

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


Two arrested after burglary at Aylesford builders merchant

Men taken into custody following search with police dog  (16 Apr 2015)


Jail for man who slashed lover's throat and then faked ambulance call

The 25-year-old was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment (16 Apr 2015)


Boss claimed Government money to educate ficticious students

Timothy Springett convicted of fraud and money laundering (16 Apr 2015)


Folkestone man jailed for assaults

Danny Davis, 29, sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court on 10 April (15 Apr 2015)


Teenager charged with graffiti damage to cars in Tonbridge

16-year-old boy will appear before court next month (15 Apr 2015)


Three men arrested following heating oil thefts

Officers investigating reports of thefts across East Kent (15 Apr 2015)


Three arrested on suspicion of phone theft

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


Kent rescuer honoured by Chief Constable

A man who risked his own life to free a driver trapped in a smoking vehicle was praised at a Kent Police awards ceremony (15 Apr 2015)


Jail for thief who threw wheelbarrow at police car

Wayne Byrne, 32, also detached a digger during a pursuit in Maidstone (13 Apr 2015)


Woman fined for drinking in Dover town centre

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


Arrest made in Chatham sexual assault investigation

A 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident (13 Apr 2015)


Four charged in connection with TV burglary in Faversham

Three men and a teenage boy are due to appear in court later this month (13 Apr 2015)


Tunbridge Wells drug dealer had wraps in car and secreted in body

Ehsen Abdul-Razak jailed after heroin and cocaine seized  (12 Apr 2015)


Woman guilty of witness intimidation

Kerry Geater, 36 from East Street in Canterbury given a suspended prison sentence (10 Apr 2015)


Man jailed for life after murder of mother of four

Joshua Caird stabbed Donna Eastwood before leaving her in a car he set on fire (10 Apr 2015)


Two charged following Aldington robbery

Pair aged 24 and 17 to appear in court (9 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)


Strood fraudster ordered to pay up or serve another prison sentence

The 32-year-old woman stole nearly £250,000 as an accountant (9 Apr 2015)


Men charged with conspiracy to steal from stores across Kent

Two remanded in custody in connection with break-ins and cigarette thefts (9 Apr 2015)


Series of Swale arrests made in burglary and shoplifting investigations

Action follows a number of reports in Faversham and Sittingbourne (8 Apr 2015)


Whitstable man jailed for cannabis factory

James McShane jailed for 28 months at Canterbury Crown Court (8 Apr 2015)


Kent Police donates bikes to search volunteers

Chief Constable Alan Pughsley presented the bicycles to Kent Search and Rescue on Thursday 2 April (8 Apr 2015)


Officers investigating burglaries make arrests

Three men arrested on 3 April in Thanet (7 Apr 2015)


Jail for man caught with up to £50,000 of cannabis

Nigel Iddiols, 53, from Maidstone, had 50 plants in the back of a rented van (7 Apr 2015)


Chatham burglar jailed

David McQuilliams' victim disturbed him in her own home (5 Apr 2015)


Man jailed for robbing deaf friend

Bradley Dew hid in a pub to avoid police before he was arrested last year (5 Apr 2015)


Thanet burglar jailed for four years

Anthony Rooney, 37 from Victoria Parade, Ramsgate jailed for four years. (2 Apr 2015)


Horse owners attend equine crime prevention meeting in Swale

Rural crime officers were on hand to provide advice on security (1 Apr 2015)


Fraudsters who tampered with cash machines to steal bank cards jailed

Ionut Tataru and Ciprian Dobos targeted cash machine in Bearsted  (1 Apr 2015)


Jail for burglar who stole Second World War medals

Bradley Richmond, 20, sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment (1 Apr 2015)


Four charged with conspiracy to burgle

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


Reported thefts of mobile phones in Maidstone

Police reminding people to keep phones and other valuable safe in bars and clubs (31 Mar 2015)


Salesman jailed after stealing from Sheppey cancer sufferer

The 41-year-old was sentenced to four years imprisonment (30 Mar 2015)


Six arrested on suspicion of drug offences

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


Maidstone man charged with catapult assault on bus driver

Callum Walters remanded to appear at Maidstone Magistrates' Court (30 Mar 2015)


Medway man jailed for rape offences

Andrew Rooney was given a 12-year prison sentence (29 Mar 2015)


Man jailed following lies over child abuse images

Robert Grave blamed a relative for files seized at his Sittingbourne home (27 Mar 2015)


Vehicle struck by brick on A228 in Snodland

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


Trio charged with conspiracy to steal vehicles

Three Londoners due at court on 27 April (26 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)


Burglars jailed after stealing cars following Maidstone break-ins

Matthew Nicholls and Luke Clements sentenced to a total of six years in prison (23 Mar 2015)


Police event teaches pupils valuable lessons

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


Chatham conman ordered to pay back £10,000 or face prison sentence

The 41-year-old man has until 30 April to forfeit the cash under proceeds of crime (20 Mar 2015)


KitKat cash thief jailed for almost two years

Peter Mills stole money from cash depot by smuggling out money with empty chocolate wrappers (20 Mar 2015)


Speed checks carried out on Ashford roads

Twenty-two drivers found to be exceeding the speed limit (17 Mar 2015)


Men jailed for almost 14 years for conspiracy to supply cocaine

Jamie Masters and Matthew Smith arrested following pursuit in Maidstone (16 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)


Canterbury charities given cash boost

Six local good causes to benefit from the Kent Police property fund (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)


Man jailed after weapons arrests in Maidstone

Lee Ball sentenced to 18 months after he and two women arrested with knives and a baseball bat (9 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)


Good causes in Dover receive cash boost

Four groups have been given funds to help towards community projects (6 Mar 2015)


Eleven charged over drug offences across Kent 

Officers executed warrants in connection with conspiracy to supply cocaine (6 Mar 2015)


Warning after bogus callers target Dover residents

Two men claiming to be from the water board (5 Mar 2015)


Two arrested following reported theft of car

Warrant executed in Snowdown as part of Rural Task Force investigation (2 Mar 2015)


16-months behind bars for man who burgled Broadstairs home

Man linked to burglary after blood found by crime scene investigators (2 Mar 2015)


Chief Constable's commendation ceremony

Residents, police and police staff recognised for their dedication, bravery and commitment (18 Feb 2015)


Fourteen men must forfeit more than £170,000

Drugs offenders' assets to be claimed under the Proceeds of Crime Act (13 Feb 2015)


Man jailed for criminal damage in Ashford

Man sentenced to 56 days in prison (12 Feb 2015)


Police issue warning over new courier scam

New phone app allows fraudsters to fake their caller ID (11 Feb 2015)


Police investigate incident in Hersden

Two people are currently in hospital (9 Feb 2015)


Man charged following Canterbury break-in

Craig Brabon, 30, from Faversham, has been remanded in custody (9 Feb 2015)

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