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Teenager arrested in connection with Swanley burglary

Police made arrest shortly after burglary report was received (26 Jan 2015)


Kent trio sentenced for part in multi-million pound drugs ring

Three men were jailed for a total of 23 years (26 Jan 2015)


Man charged with assaulting police officer in Tunbridge Wells

Adrian Taylor to face trial next month after pleading not guilty (26 Jan 2015)


Man charged following burglaries in Whitstable

Steven Healey, 23, will appear in crown court (23 Jan 2015)


Operation Stack lifted

The motorway is currently free flowing (22 Jan 2015)


Dog reunited with its owner

The Cocker Spaniel was reported missing from Otterden in December (22 Jan 2015)


Man, 29, arrested after collision in Bapchild

Gravesend resident bailed until Thursday 16 April 2015 (22 Jan 2015)


Sevenoaks drugs pair ordered to forfeit money derived from crime

Stevie Murphy and Gareth Morgan must pay back almost £17,000 (21 Jan 2015)


Sandwich man jailed for 14 years

Robin Cheesewright, 80, found guilty of child sex offences (21 Jan 2015)


Company boss given two year sentence

Daniel Burgoyne, 24, made £75,000 from selling fraudulent investments (21 Jan 2015)


Arrests made following assault near Dover

Three people due to appear in court next month (21 Jan 2015)


Dog owners warned about sheep-worrying

Farmers are within their rights to shoot and kill dogs if they are causing distress (21 Jan 2015)


Father jailed for causing his daughter's death

Jason Wilkes, 45, admitted to supplying drugs and unlawful manslaughter (20 Jan 2015)


Crime prevention event for Westerham residents

At the Wolfe Garage, London Road, between 11am and 1pm on 25 January (20 Jan 2015)


Police successfully claim proceeds of crime

Court order follows sentencng of Folkestone women (20 Jan 2015)


Proportion of failed breath tests comes down

Kent Police's anti-drink drive campaign yields 170 arrests from 785 tests (20 Jan 2015)


 Online fraudster jailed

Justin Waters, 42, conned more than 50 people online (19 Jan 2015)


Distraction thefts across North and East Kent

Couple targeting small businesses (19 Jan 2015)


Ramsgate man jailed for attempted burglary

Tom Dixon, 24, caught by detectives who found fingerprints at the scene (19 Jan 2015)


Free crime prevention meeting for horse owners

Cliffe Memorial Hall, Church Street, Cliffe, at 7.30pm on Tuesday 20 January (16 Jan 2015)


Man jailed for driving offences in East Kent

Stephen McColl, 34, sentenced for eight offences (16 Jan 2015)


Hythe man sentenced for sexual assault

Christopher Hatcher, 30 sentenced to six years in prison (16 Jan 2015)


Body found in River Medway at Cuxton Marina

Formally identified as missing man Patrick Lamb (14 Jan 2015)


Sevenoaks drug dealer ordered to hand over criminal gains

Jacques Miles faces further jail sentence unless he pays back more than £15,000 (14 Jan 2015)


Man jailed after sending his son to nursery with a lunchbox full of cocaine

4-year jail sentence for Folkestone man (13 Jan 2015)


Two jailed following robberies in Swanley

Kane Gaymer and Charlie Leigh were sentenced on 12 January (13 Jan 2015)


Man charged with stealing Dartford horsebox

The 29-year-old will appear in court at the end of this month (12 Jan 2015)


Shoplifters arrested in Christmas crackdown

Between mid November and Christmas Eve officers focussed their patrols in Swale town centres (12 Jan 2015)


Man sentenced after sexually abusing child

Gary Deveney was sentenced to nine years in prison (9 Jan 2015)


Ramsgate man jailed for robbery

James Healey, 34 jailed for five years and three months (9 Jan 2015)


Teenager pleads guilty to Ditton armed robbery

17 year-old male to be sentenced in court next month (9 Jan 2015)


Drugs arrests follow Tunbridge Wells warrant

Two questioned in connection with supplying cocaine (8 Jan 2015)


Man comes forward following appeal for information

Officers continue to investigate Margate assault (8 Jan 2015)


Four men jailed for Chatham house raid

The four forced their way into their victim's home and assaulted him (8 Jan 2015)


Charities benefit from property fund donations

Fund comes from the sale of lost or unclaimed items handed into police (8 Jan 2015)


Man who hid cocaine in underwear jailed

Stephen Walkling sentenced to 3 years in prison (7 Jan 2015)


Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of robbery

Mobile phone was reportedly taken on 6 January (7 Jan 2015)


Man jailed for attacking a man in Gillingham

Kent Police officers on patrol came across the assault and chased Luke Rundle down (6 Jan 2015)


December drink-drive arrests tally reaches 149

David Griffin, 49, from Snodland was the 100th person to be charged (29 Dec 2014)


New Dispersal Area to tackle nuisance motorists

Order replaces previous Dispersal Area in Manston, Thanet (19 Dec 2014)


Maidstone YMCA receives £400 property fund grant

Money raised from the sale of unclaimed lost property or items seized by police (18 Dec 2014)


Man charged with Deal aggravated burglary

Woman injured during offence (18 Dec 2014)


Rural community invited to join Country Eye

New scheme encourages sharing of information about crime in rural areas (17 Dec 2014)


Thanet parents reminded of school parking rules

Officers and PCSOs visited more than 30 schools across the borough (17 Dec 2014)


Number of December drink-drive arrests reaches 75

Kent Police is supporting the national campaign (15 Dec 2014)


Margate shop has alcohol licence suspended

Police and Council crackdown on selling illegal goods (15 Dec 2014)


House used to grow more than 100 cannabis plants

12 December; Tower Hamlets; Dover (12 Dec 2014)


Christmas crackdown on Swale shoplifters

Officers focusing patrols in Sittingbourne, Sheerness and Faversham town centres (12 Dec 2014)


Detectives track serial burglar after leaving blood at the scene

The 30-year-old was sentenced to five years (10 Dec 2014)


Residents warned to beware of bogus callers

Advice issued following three recent incidents in Tunbridge Wells (9 Dec 2014)


Theft victim reunited with stolen bicycle

Ray Winter from Hextable found his bike on the 'Is It Yours?' section of website (9 Dec 2014)


Beware of burglars this Christmas

Residents reminded of safety measures as the festive season approaches (9 Dec 2014)


Protect yourself against pickpockets

New tactic shows Christmas shoppers the threat of thieves (9 Dec 2014)


Nine arrested during focus on Predictive Policing

Gravesend man arrested in connection with a number of robberies in Latvia (8 Dec 2014)


Three arrested on suspicion of drug offences

Officers executed a warrant in Beaufoy Road, Dover, on Wednesday 3 December (5 Dec 2014)


Christmas cashpoint warning for shoppers

Kent Police reminds people to beware of thieves when withdrawing money (4 Dec 2014)


Gravesend residents given crime prevention advice

A number of vehicles have been taken from properties in the King's Farm area (4 Dec 2014)


Judo lessons provided in New Ash Green

Following its success the scheme will be rolled out in West Kingsdown (3 Dec 2014)


Crime prevention event in Tonbridge

Event follows reports of purse thefts from shoppers (3 Dec 2014)


More than 140 officers take part in rural crime crackdown

Arrests made, stolen property recovered, drugs seized, vehicles tested for red diesel (2 Dec 2014)


Kent Police signs Mental Health Crisis Concordat

Multi-agency pledge to improve care and support for vulnerable people (2 Dec 2014)


Cars damaged in Hildenborough

Local officers have made two arrests (2 Dec 2014)


Jury finds man guilty after fatal Ashford collision

Offender was driving at more than double the speed limit (1 Dec 2014)


Clampdown on nuisance bikers in Tonbridge and Malling

Officers thank residents for help after bike seized for destruction  (27 Nov 2014)


Rural policing in Dungeness

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


Competition to boost road safety around Otford and Shoreham schools

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


Kent Police’s firearms surrender hailed a success

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


Teenagers apologise for criminal damage at school

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


Offences fall during burglary campaign

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


Former teaching assistant jailed for three years for sexual offences

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


Speeding drivers targeted by police in Thanet

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


Rogue traders using fake leaflets in West Kent

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


15 year old charged with West Hougham burglary

Latest person charged in campaign to target burglars (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)


Free crime prevention event this Saturday

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


Officers commended for assisting fuel-covered man

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


Total of 10 arrested or charged in East Kent

First 48 hours of burglary campaign (29 Oct 2014)


Child exploitation investigators win award

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


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)


National recognition for Rural Liaison Team

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


Advice after burglaries in Tunbridge Wells area

Residents reminded of simple steps to deter criminals (13 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)

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