Skip to main content

Home | Policing news | Latest news

Latest news


Six men jailed for multi-million pound drugs ring

Stephen Langton and others investigated by NCA and Serious Crime Directorate (26 Nov 2014)


Rural policing in Dungeness

Officers help protect sites of special scientific interest (26 Nov 2014)


Burglars who stole valuable jewellery jailed

Simon O'Driscoll, 30, and a teenage boy targeted Asian households (26 Nov 2014)


Community football scheme expands across Isle of Sheppey

Community scheme now available to youngsters all over the Island (26 Nov 2014)


Competition to boost road safety around Otford and Shoreham schools

Winning posters will be displayed around both villages (26 Nov 2014)


Northfleet rapist jailed for 11 years

Ross Gee hit his victim's head against a wall before forcing himself onto her (25 Nov 2014)


Rapist jailed for 13 years

Berhe Berhane, 22, found guilty of four charges of rape in Canterbury (25 Nov 2014)


Kent Police’s firearms surrender hailed a success

Two-week campaign results in 73 firearms and ammunition handed in (25 Nov 2014)


Sixth man arrested following assault in Canterbury

Serious assault reported in High Street. (24 Nov 2014)


Man who stole children's firewood apologises

Restorative justice in action as 61-year-old makes amends for his actions (24 Nov 2014)


Man jailed after ear-bite attack in Broadstairs

Jamie Streatfield, 29, sentenced to 40 months' imprisonment (24 Nov 2014)


Fraudster jailed for stealing £250k in Strood

Kerry Anne Stone stole a quarter of a million from her employer (21 Nov 2014)


Teenager admits causing death by dangerous driving

Bethany Mackie, 18, pleaded guilty following a collision near Whitstable (21 Nov 2014)


Brazen burglar jailed for four and a half years

James Hynd pleaded guilty in connection with incidents in Gravesend and Gillingham (21 Nov 2014)


Man charged with burglaries in Medway, Swale and Gravesend

The 25 year old will appear at court next month (21 Nov 2014)


Teenagers apologise for criminal damage at school

Kent Police is supporting Restorative Justice Week, 16-23 November (21 Nov 2014)


Property marking events in Maidstone town centre

PCSOs will be on hand to help you protect your valuable belongings (21 Nov 2014)


Swanley man sentenced for handling stolen goods

Alfie Powell was jailed for 47 weeks (21 Nov 2014)


Offences fall during burglary campaign

Police forces in the south east worked together in a joint initiative (21 Nov 2014)


Prolific burglar sentenced to 20 months in prison

Greg Piwowrczyka stole charity cash, an air rifle, a penknife and a CCTV monitor (20 Nov 2014)


Police work with Thanet school to tackle traffic issues

PCSO England launches new walking challenge in Minster (20 Nov 2014)


Sittingbourne man charged with fraud

Man due at Maidstone Crown Court on 28 November (20 Nov 2014)


Man charged in connection with series of Hythe incidents

A 35 year old man is due to appear in court (20 Nov 2014)


Man jailed for attempted rape in Yalding car park

Gavin Jones sentenced to 7 years after threatening teenager outside train station (19 Nov 2014)


Convicted drug dealer ordered to sell his car

Gemsal Djemal's assets seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act (19 Nov 2014)


Pair jailed for Rochester burglary

Peter Hemsworth and Daniel Arnold jailed for combined total of almost six years (19 Nov 2014)


Maidstone burglar who hid under blanket jailed 

Przemek Chojnowski claimed he had simply been sleeping in victim's garden (18 Nov 2014)


Gun owners take advantage of firearms surrender

First week of Kent Police's scheme hailed a success (18 Nov 2014)


Kent Police response to HMIC report on crime data

Inspectorate rules residents can have confidence in the force's crime figures (18 Nov 2014)


Man arrested after Medway incidents

A man has been charged in connection with a number of incidents in Rainham and Gillingham (17 Nov 2014)


Volunteers help officers target speeding

Kent Police supports Brake's national Road Safety Week (17 Nov 2014)


Four charged after Cuxton incidents

Detectives investigated a report of a burglary and an attempt burglary in Cuxton on 29 September (17 Nov 2014)


Former teaching assistant jailed for three years for sexual offences

Robert Iles, 23, groomed young boys (17 Nov 2014)


Warrant carried out in Sittingbourne

Man due to appear before magistrates having been charged with handling stolen goods and fraud by false representation (17 Nov 2014)


Three year prison sentence for burglar

Shane Doyle committed an offence in Maidstone (15 Nov 2014)


Britain's Got Talent star to perform at SNAP disco

James Smith will be performing on 12 December in Maidstone (15 Nov 2014)


Crime prevention events to be held in Yalding

Events are being held on 22 and 25 November (15 Nov 2014)


Two people jailed for unprovoked assault

Lloyd Thomas and Samantha Dale from Ramsgate jailed (14 Nov 2014)


Distraction theft gang jailed

Seven offenders targeted elderly people across Kent (14 Nov 2014)


Speeding drivers targeted by police in Thanet

Fifteen speeding tickets issued to drivers in Broadstairs, Westgate and Ramsgate (14 Nov 2014)


Police investigating drug supply in Thanet make new arrest

16-year old charged with 13 offences (14 Nov 2014)


Two men charged for criminal damage in Canterbury

Stephen Bicker, 47, and Harry Regan, 19, are to appear in court (14 Nov 2014)


West Kent pubs warned against dry cleaning scam

Staff approached for cash following fake claims by man over cleaning bills (13 Nov 2014)


Teen jailed for indecent images offences

Lewis Pressley encouraged a nine year-old girl to send him indecent images (13 Nov 2014)


Officers find suspected stolen cars in Sheerness

Eight people have been arrested (12 Nov 2014)


One year sentence for Swanley burglar

Thomas Mongan committed a burglary in Kingswood Avenue (12 Nov 2014)


Rogue traders using fake leaflets in West Kent

Residents warned to be alert to roofing and gardening scams (12 Nov 2014)


Police crack down on human trafficking and modern day slavery

Suspected brothels across the county raided  (12 Nov 2014)


 Ten people charged with drug offences in Thanet

Week-long operation sees drugs seized and 14 arrests (12 Nov 2014)


Two jailed for drugs offences

Daniel Farrington 24, and Wayne Brockman, 22, sentenced to a total of six years and eight months (11 Nov 2014)


Man jailed for raping teenager 25 years ago

Attack occurred in Sittingbourne in 1988, the conviction was secured following a cold case review (11 Nov 2014)


Burglary campaign continues in north Kent

Teenager jailed for one-night burglary spree (11 Nov 2014)


15 year old charged with West Hougham burglary

Latest person charged in campaign to target burglars (10 Nov 2014)


Rochester man jailed after online sexual offences

Kevin Ford was sentenced to six years in prison (10 Nov 2014)


Police reveal 10 most wanted burglary suspects

Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Thames Valley team up as part of anti-burglary campaign (10 Nov 2014)


Organised crime gang jailed for digger thefts

Three men imprisoned for conspiracy to steal while one other member is due to be sentenced (7 Nov 2014)


Woman found guilty of concealing proceeds of drugs production empire 

Officers trawled bank statements and text messages to uncover the crime (7 Nov 2014)


Man charged following Herne Bay burglary

Four more arrests as campaign to target burglars continues (7 Nov 2014)


Man jailed for sharing child abuse images

Laurence Courtneidge, from Tunbridge Wells, sentenced to 27 months (6 Nov 2014)


Jail for man who threatened to kill woman

Charlie Brooker, 26, sent thousands of abusive texts to his Maidstone victim (5 Nov 2014)


Man charged in connection with robberies in Hythe and Maidstone

A 44 year old man is due to appear in court tomorrow (4 Nov 2014)


Free crime prevention event this Saturday

Currant Hill allotments, off Rysted Lane, Westerham, from 2-4pm on 8 November (4 Nov 2014)


Man who paid teen for sex jailed for six years

Daniel Gribbin, 43, posed as a 17-year-old girl on an internet chatroom (4 Nov 2014)


Officers commended for assisting fuel-covered man

Four Gravesham PCs among 34 honoured at awards ceremony (4 Nov 2014)


Man jailed for child sex offences

Angus Burgoyne sentenced to nine years in prison (4 Nov 2014)


Is It Yours initiative now countywide

Victims urged to check online images of stolen property as burglary campaign enters second week (3 Nov 2014)


Man jailed for burglary in Herne Bay

Russell Dunn, 30, sentenced to 64 months in prison (31 Oct 2014)


Whitstable man sentenced to 16 years

Michael Snyder was responsible for historic child sex offences (31 Oct 2014)


Rainham man jailed for grooming teenager

Daniel Sennett preyed on a vulnerable teenager after they began talking online (31 Oct 2014)


Gillingham taxi driver jailed for sex assault

The 71 year old forced himself on a passenger (31 Oct 2014)


Reducing burglary in north Kent

Officers support a cross-county campaign and offer crime prevention advice to residents  (31 Oct 2014)


Man charged following burglary in Margate

Police continue to make arrests during crackdown on burglaries (31 Oct 2014)


Nettlestead crime prevention morning

The event will be held on 1 November between 10am and midday (30 Oct 2014)


Broadstairs man jailed for sexually abusing four girls

Gary Rolph, 55 from Prince Charles Road jailed for 17 years (30 Oct 2014)


Total of 10 arrested or charged in East Kent

First 48 hours of burglary campaign (29 Oct 2014)


Dedicated police vehicles to assist Halloween patrols in West Kent

Officers to target potential hotspots where antisocial behaviour could occur (27 Oct 2014)


Dunton Green burglar jailed for five years

A burglary campaign across four forces has been launched (27 Oct 2014)


Arrests over supply of heroin and cocaine in Tunbridge Wells 

Two men charged following incident in Hungershall Park (27 Oct 2014)


Child exploitation investigators win award

The team won the 'smarter detectives award' at the National Detectives Forum (27 Oct 2014)


Gravesend man guilty of rape

Asso Salhi jailed for six years after attacking teenager (24 Oct 2014)


Man charged over fatal collision on M26

Juraj Orsula, 45, from Slovakia, will appear before magistrates in December (23 Oct 2014)


South east police forces to run burglary campaign

Kent will work with three other forces to target cross-border burglars this autumn (23 Oct 2014)


Special Constables given Queen's award

Officers have been presented with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (22 Oct 2014)


Dartford man charged with murder

Joshua Caird, 26, was arrested after a woman's body was discovered (20 Oct 2014)


Nuisance behaviour crackdown in Westgate-on-Sea

New dispersal order will run until January 2015 (20 Oct 2014)


Tunbridge Wells cannabis dealer jailed

Shamim Miah was seen by plain clothes officers selling drugs in the street (20 Oct 2014)


Police warn of mail theft in Tunbridge Wells

A man was recently jailed for more than two years for fraud (20 Oct 2014)


Man charged with attempted murder in court

Mariusz Dobkowski, 30, formerly of Eaton Road, Margate, will go on trial next year (20 Oct 2014)


Man who brandished knife in Tonbridge street jailed

Lewis O'Brien sentenced to six months in prison (17 Oct 2014)


Medic jailed for sexual assaults on women

John Franklin sentenced to eight years in prison (16 Oct 2014)


Kent Police response to latest crime statistics

Better crime recording, with burglary down 8% in a year (16 Oct 2014)


Man ordered to repay £15,000 gained through crime

Ian McLaren was jailed for drugs offences last year (16 Oct 2014)


Gillingham man charged with attempted murder

Stephen Nowlan, 33, of Canterbury Street, Gillingham, will appear before magistrates (16 Oct 2014)


National recognition for Rural Liaison Team

Kent Police wins big at NFU Mutual Country Crime Fighters Awards (14 Oct 2014)


Operation targets offences in Tonbridge town centre

A man was charged with possessing cannabis with intent to supply (14 Oct 2014)


Arrests after Tunbridge Wells drugs search 

Cash and substances seized from address in Rowan Tree Road (13 Oct 2014)


Advice after burglaries in Tunbridge Wells area

Residents reminded of simple steps to deter criminals (13 Oct 2014)


Man charged with robbing Chatham pizza takeway

Joshua Dallison to appear at Maidstone Crown Court later this month (10 Oct 2014)


Man charged with attempted robbery in Ramsgate

Christopher Storey will appear at court on 3 November (10 Oct 2014)


Gravesend burglar jailed

Martin Krok, who tricked his way into the home of an elderly woman, behind bars (9 Oct 2014)


Man charged with dealing heroin in Tunbridge Wells

Christopher Nkongo to appear at court on 3 November (8 Oct 2014)


Man who stole from flatmate jailed

Oluwafemi Jaiyesimi, 27, from Dartford, has received a 22-month sentence (8 Oct 2014)


Crackdown on 'boy racers' in Ashford 

Police respond to complaints over anti-social and dangerous driving (7 Oct 2014)


Dispersal area in Sheerness

Responding to residents' concerns about anti-social behaviour (6 Oct 2014)


Businesses warned about changing cash scam

Confusion tactics used (6 Oct 2014)


Sittingbourne robbery suspects in court

Reece Thomas and Jonathon Earnshaw were remanded in custody (3 Oct 2014)


Four men from Deal arrested for drug offences

Warrant carried out in Cannon Street, Deal (3 Oct 2014)


Officers carry out drugs warrant in Snodland

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences (3 Oct 2014)


Man jailed for Chatham attempted murder

Christopher Hamilton was sentenced to almost a decade in prison for trying to strangle his former partner. (3 Oct 2014)


Alcohol-related crime crackdown in East Kent

Underage drinking targeted by officers (30 Sep 2014)


Plain clothes officers enforce alcohol legislation in west Kent 

Arrests made and advice given during ten day campaign (30 Sep 2014)


Two Londoners charged with supplying heroin

Axel Harvey and Jude Ogunloye were arrested in Tunbridge Wells (28 Sep 2014)


Three arrested as part of bike thefts investigation

Bicycles reportedly worth a total of £20,000 stolen in Medway and Swale (26 Sep 2014)


Cannabis plants seized in Herne Bay

One man arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis (25 Sep 2014)


Speeding motorists crackdown in Dover

Officers and special officers carry out speed enforcement operation (22 Sep 2014)


Partners join forces to tackle rural crime

Almost 100 police, council, NFU and KFRS  representatives take part in day of action (22 Sep 2014)


Woman charged following fatal road traffic collision on A2990

Bethany Mackie to appear at court on 24 November (19 Sep 2014)


Crackdown on alcohol related crime in East Kent

Week of action begins today (19 Sep 2014)


West Kent crackdown on alcohol-related crime and disorder

Week of action begins today (19 Sep 2014)


New dispersal area in Ramsgate

Police will have extra powers to tackle anti-social behaviour by motorists (19 Sep 2014)


Swanscombe sex offender jailed for 19 years

Enrico Thor Korsche repeatedly abused two young girls over several years (17 Sep 2014)


Kent Police to start using Body Worn Video

Officers in Maidstone, Medway and Thanet will use the state-of-the-art cameras (17 Sep 2014)


Police property fund boost to Tunbridge Wells charity

Good causes benefit from sale of unclaimed lost property and seized items  (17 Sep 2014)


Special constables making Ashford safer

50 extra volunteer officers on patrol (16 Sep 2014)


SNAP disco returns for new school year

The event for 11-16 year-olds is held in Maidstone (16 Sep 2014)


Warning after rogue traders reported in west Kent

Residents urged to look out out for vulnerable neighbours (15 Sep 2014)


Gravesham burglar behind bars for conspiracy

Ion Vaduva conspiring to burgle five addresses in the district (15 Sep 2014)


Family tribute follows fatal Kemsing collision

Officers renew appeal for information into death of James Nicholas on 23 August (15 Sep 2014)


Pair charged with Gillingham burglary

Jodie Humber & Paul Gregory to appear in court on 6 October (13 Sep 2014)


Would-be burglar jailed for more than a year

Lee Welch admitted to trying to break into a house in Margate (10 Sep 2014)


Rochester property issued with closure order

Crack house closure issued after officers in Medway responded to concerns of drug abuse, disorder and nuisance (10 Sep 2014)


Pair jailed for Greenhithe burglary

Burglars got a combined sentence of six and a half years (10 Sep 2014)


Gravesend arsonist jailed

Jake Walters almost trapped a mother and her two children in a revenge fire (9 Sep 2014)


Margate man found guilty of hammer attack

Joseph Williams attempted to murder his flatmate as he slept (8 Sep 2014)


Advice issued to Land Rover owners in Folkestone

Officers urge caution following suspicious incidents (5 Sep 2014)


Officer reunites soldier with missing medal

Former Guardsman discovered medal missing, believed stolen, 18 years ago (5 Sep 2014)


Herne Bay burglar jailed

Sentenced to 4 years & 8 months (2 Sep 2014)


Tribute paid to Dover motorcyclist

Friends and family have paid tribute to Cameron Bracey (2 Sep 2014)

News by district:
News by date:

Press F5 to view the latest tweets