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Deal woman sentenced for fraud by abuse of position

Margaret Rigby, 80, spent thousands of her elderly friend's cash to fund lifestyle (27 Nov 2015)


Community safety shop to open in Gravesend

In St George's Centre between 10am and 4pm, from 30 November to 4 December (27 Nov 2015)


Court order for woman who claimed wrong salary

Natalie Davidson, 41, from Maidstone, must pay back more than £9,000 to NHS (27 Nov 2015)


Man jailed for historic sexual abuse of child

Dean Tarrant, 47, was a child himself when the offences began in the 1980s (26 Nov 2015)


Five-year sentence follows online investigation

Ryan Lee encouraged young boys to take indecent images and send them to him (26 Nov 2015)


Thanet man awarded for his bravery

Ioannis Tzitziras, detained burglary suspect (26 Nov 2015)


Two men charged with drugs offences in Thanet

Both men to appear in court in December (26 Nov 2015)


Bogus caller advice after suspicious report

Kent Police received a suspicious report of a man trying to buy or value antiques (26 Nov 2015)


Snodland robber and burglar jailed for 10 years

Charlie Hilden, 30, threatened to stab a man and his dogs in Gillingham (24 Nov 2015)


Op Castle: An update for the West Division

A summary of charged suspects and crime prevention advice (23 Nov 2015)


Op Castle: An update for the North Division

A summary of charged suspects and crime prevention advice (23 Nov 2015)


Phones and cash seized from two men arrested for drug offences

The men were stopped by a patrol on the A2 at Dunkirk (23 Nov 2015)


Equine crime prevention event in Yalding

At the village hall in Lyngs Close, from 7-9pm on Monday 30 November 2015 (23 Nov 2015)


Don’t be a victim of opportunist thieves

Police are urging motorists to keep their cars secure after a series of thefts in the Dover area (23 Nov 2015)


Man jailed for Canterbury stabbing

Alban Hetemi was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years in prison (23 Nov 2015)


Man charged with Sittingbourne murder

44-year-old man due before Maidstone Crown Court following incident in Rectory Road (21 Nov 2015)


Bank robber from Hythe jailed for 45 months

Martyn Weldrick threatened to shoot people at banks in Hythe and Maidstone (20 Nov 2015)


Man charged with rape in Dover

25-year-old man to appear in magistrates court following an incident on Christmas Day 2014 (20 Nov 2015)


Operation Castle: Property marking sessions in East Kent

Officers to visit locations to give safety advice against burglary (19 Nov 2015)


Five arrested following warrant at a house in Thanet

Drugs and money seized (19 Nov 2015)


Police officers, staff and uni academic commended

Chief Constable Alan Pughsley hosts commendation ceremony (18 Nov 2015)


Gillingham man jailed for violent knife attack

Mark Rowe sentenced to eight years and four months in prison (18 Nov 2015)


Medway man jailed for online offences

Scott Clark was sentenced to three years in a young offender institute. (18 Nov 2015)


Two charged following Margate assault

The pair are due to appear before magistrates on 30 November (17 Nov 2015)


Helping protect our equine community

A crime prevention event is being held in Chilham on 23 November (17 Nov 2015)


Unmarked lorry used in road safety operation

Vehicle used as part of operation to protect road users and improve driving (17 Nov 2015)


Warning issued following burglaries in Swanley

Remember to lock up property and possessions as the evenings draw in (17 Nov 2015)


Chatham man charged with drug offences and making threats to kill

Ryan Doe remanded into custody following Operation Jupiter investigation (17 Nov 2015)


Man detained for ordering woman to kill her family

Hon Cheong Chu, 57, from Maidstone, detained under Mental Health Act (17 Nov 2015)


Man charged with theft of purse and cash from church

He is charged with stealing the items from St Martin's Church in Herne on 24 October (16 Nov 2015)


Student accommodation in Canterbury targeted by burglars

Nine break-ins since 23 October (13 Nov 2015)


Two men charged in connection with burglary offences in west Kent

Arunas Simkus and Marius Simkus remanded into custody to appear at court (13 Nov 2015)


Prison sentence for historic sex offender

Gilbert David Knox, formerly of West Lothian offended when living in Tudeley (12 Nov 2015)


Burglar caught in the act by two different victims

Daniel Zajac sentenced to 26 months after targeting homes in Gravesend (10 Nov 2015)


Four charged with criminal damage in Herne Bay and Whitstable

They are due to appear in court on 14 December (10 Nov 2015)


West Kent drugs supply ring - sentences totalling 141 years

16 offenders now jailed following lengthy and complex investigation (10 Nov 2015)


Kent-bound drug dealer jailed following Operation Jupiter investigation

Glen Kiley caught with two kilograms of cocaine in his car (10 Nov 2015)


Man appears in court charged with drugs offences in Canterbury

The London man has been remanded in custody until January (10 Nov 2015)


Man is charged with burglary, theft and fraud

He is due to appear before magistrates on 9 November (9 Nov 2015)


Man charged following collision in Folkestone

19-year-old man to appear in court charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving (9 Nov 2015)


Man is charged with Canterbury burglary

He is due to appear at court today, Monday 9 November (9 Nov 2015)


Dartford man jailed for attempt rape

Andrew Cooke, 27 jailed for five years (6 Nov 2015)


War medals returned to burglary victim

Medals returned to victim at Folkestone Police Station on Thursday 5 November (6 Nov 2015)


Thanet man charged for drugs offences

Ousam Jalloh to appear in court (5 Nov 2015)


Latest Operation Keats results

Operation to detect drivers committing crimes and motoring offences (5 Nov 2015)


Drug charge following after warrant carried out

Joshua Morris, of Maison Dieu Road in Dover, to appear in court later this month (5 Nov 2015)


Pair who fly tipped piles of rubbish jailed for 8 years

Billy Smith and James Rice sentenced after two week crime spree in west Kent (4 Nov 2015)


Ashford man charged with drug offences

Christopher Parkes, 27, to appear in court (4 Nov 2015)


PCSOs take to the streets to ensure a happy Halloween

Officers were out and about in Herne Bay and Whitstable (3 Nov 2015)


Jail for driver who sexually harassed pedestrians

Nicholas Bennett, 26, followed women and teenage girls in Gillingham (2 Nov 2015)


Jail for sex offender who abused girl in Gravesend

Leonard Whatmore, 58, will spend a minimum of six years in prison (30 Oct 2015)


Drug dealer loses £24,558 of unlawful earnings

Tom Edwards, 24, from Hoo, was stopped for having a defective light on his car (29 Oct 2015)


Kent Police donates £500 to Gillingham charity

Money raised from the Property Fund has been given to Word on the Street (28 Oct 2015)


Officers mark Wildlife Crime Awareness Week

Arrests made and vehicles seized by members of the Rural Task Force (27 Oct 2015)


Two arrested over reported shipwreck thefts

Arrests made as part of an investigation by Kent Police's Rural Task Force (23 Oct 2015)


Burglary rate falls by a thousand across Kent

Number of domestic break-ins plummets as police launch annual burglary campaign (22 Oct 2015)


Drugs seized in Margate

Four people arrested by officers (22 Oct 2015)


Three people arrested following robbery

Incident reported to have taken place in Tunbridge Wells on Monday 19 October (22 Oct 2015)


Police donation to help Tonbridge Beavers

Cash from Kent Police Property Fund will pay for children's gardening equipment (21 Oct 2015)


Crackdown continues into organised crime gangs in North Kent

Drugs and cash seized and 40 arrested following launch of Op Jupiter team  (21 Oct 2015)


Warning over use of Halloween masks

Suspicious incidents have been reported in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells (20 Oct 2015)


Lorry drivers urged to stop parking on M20 hard shoulders and slip roads

Increase in the number of incidents (16 Oct 2015)


Arrest made in rock-throw investigation

Officers received a number of reported incidents in Tunbridge Wells rural areas (16 Oct 2015)


Motorists reported for using restricted zone

Police in Maidstone reported 21 drivers who entered the top end of High Street (16 Oct 2015)


Summit on fighting international paedophilia

Kent Police child protection tool to be rolled out other EU police forces (15 Oct 2015)


Arrests for attempted burglary in Hildenborough

Arrests made by officers investigating a series of cigarette break-ins across Kent (13 Oct 2015)


Kent Police's predictive policing recognised

Results from testing in Kent have been included in an American statistical paper (9 Oct 2015)


Gravesend man jailed for sexual assault

Tommy Hoare, from Gravesend, sentenced to 30 months' imprisonment (8 Oct 2015)


Court orders convicted Maidstone drug dealer to pay almost £20,000

Steven Miller faces further prison sentence if he fails to pay back proceeds of crime (8 Oct 2015)


Rogue traders targeted in Shepway and Canterbury

Searches of properties carried out and suspected counterfeit goods seized (2 Oct 2015)


Charities benefit from Kent Police property fund

Four local good causes have each been given £500 (29 Sep 2015)


Fake £20 Scottish notes in East Kent

Advice on what to do about fake notes (28 Sep 2015)


Public warning after numerous reports of telephone fraudster

Scammers are posing as police officers and trying to steal money (17 Sep 2015)


Advice for students during Freshers' Week

High visibility patrols to be increased in Canterbury (15 Sep 2015)


Witness appeal after sexual assault in Eccles

Attack reported to happen in Recreation Ground on Friday 28 August (4 Sep 2015)


Two arrested for assault following media appeal

A man suffered a serious facial injury in an incident in New Road, Gravesend (2 Sep 2015)


Beggar issued with criminal behaviour order

Isa Richardson, 47, is the first in Maidstone to receive the new order (2 Sep 2015)


New policing team to tackle gangs in north Kent

Op Jupiter will disrupt criminal networks in Dartford, Gravesham, Medway and Swale (27 Aug 2015)


Two people arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis

Officers made the arrests following search of property in Rose Lane, Lenham (25 Aug 2015)


Appeal for witnesses after robbery in Chatham

The attack happened in New Road on Thursday 6 August at roughly 4.45am (21 Aug 2015)


Kent Police Property Fund donates combined £2,500 to charity

The money will support five charitable causes across Swale (21 Aug 2015)


Search and marine unit rescues man from tugboat

The 72-year-old was airlifted to safety after falling ill in the Thames Estuary (19 Aug 2015)


Primary school pupils learn more about Kent Police at emergency services day 

Pupils from two primary schools learned more about the work Kent Police do (17 Aug 2015)


Don’t be a victim of opportunist thieves

Reminder of crime prevention advice following a number of burglaries in the Canterbury district (12 Aug 2015)


Kent Police donation for Otford village hall

PCSO donates £500 from the sale of items seized by officers during operations (6 Aug 2015)


First criminal behaviour order in Swale

Peter Beale, 36 from Langley Road, Sittingbourne (6 Aug 2015)


Alcohol seized at beach party in Tankerton

More than 150 drinks were confiscated on Friday 3 July (6 Jul 2015)

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