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Operation Stack off

Updated: Saturday 4 July - 2pm (4 Jul 2015)


Operation Stack is no longer in place

UPDATED: 3 July, 6pm: Restrictions lifted on both carriageways of the M20 (3 Jul 2015)


Four friends sentenced for Cuxton incidents

A man was rescued from the River Medway after committing a burglary and an attempted burglary in September 2014 (3 Jul 2015)


Man jailed for 13 years after Tunbridge Wells knife attack

Cuneyt Sungu stabbed colleague three times following disagreement at work (3 Jul 2015)


Five convicted of false imprisonment and assault are jailed

Five are jailed for a total of 31-and-a-half years (30 Jun 2015)


Gravesend motorcyclist jailed.

Lee Aldous, 24 from Packham Road jailed for 28 months. (30 Jun 2015)


Deal burglar jailed for 10 years

Kieran Green, 20 from Martin's Road, Deal (30 Jun 2015)


Former teacher jailed for having sex with pupil

Gravesend man has been sentenced to 3-years 4-months for the offences (29 Jun 2015)


Two charged over supply of heroin in Strood

Suspects from Dagenham and London arrested after police stop car in Priory Road (29 Jun 2015)


Man jailed after assault and robbery in Medway

Deividas Radvila faces 6 years in prison after being found guilty of robbery (26 Jun 2015)


Man charged following Canterbury distraction burglary

20-year-old man to appear in court (25 Jun 2015)


Prison warning to people throwing objects from road bridges

Efforts to reduce incidents in West Kent bolstered by CCTV and extra patrols (25 Jun 2015)


Time called on nuisance behaviour in Folkestone

Public Spaces Protection Order used in the town (24 Jun 2015)


Man who stabbed a woman and boy with a kitchen knife is jailed

Paul Gevaux admitted two counts of wounding at a house in Wilmar Way, Seal (23 Jun 2015)


Grandson jailed for stealing from his nan

Daniel Westbury, his partner and her sister spent £30,000 of pensioner's savings (22 Jun 2015)


Hoo betting shop robber is jailed

Andrew Holmes claimed he had a gun and stole more than £700 (22 Jun 2015)


Woman jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

Linda Jenns, 49, of Kingsnorth was sentenced on 22 June (22 Jun 2015)


Dealer who hid heroin behind tumble dryer jailed

Christopher Cleminson concealed drugs in Maidstone flat (22 Jun 2015)


Murder victim described as 'one in a million'

Michael Tierney, 33, died following incident in Glencoe Road, Chatham on Tuesday 16 June (20 Jun 2015)


Three jailed after drugs operation in Ditton

The defendants received sentences totalling over 15 years (19 Jun 2015)


Patrols boosted by volunteer officers

Special Constabulary join forces with PCs and PCSOs for high visibility work in Deal (19 Jun 2015)


Officers investigating a Dover robbery charge a man

 A 37-year old man has been charged with six offences (19 Jun 2015)


Gang members who burgled 102 homes jailed

Two members were arrested after targeting three houses in Sevenoaks (19 Jun 2015)


Thanet burglar jailed for 29 months

Ayshe De Boer, 22, sentenced after stealing from a house in Margate (18 Jun 2015)


Nine sentenced in large scale drugs case

The offenders were sentenced to a total of over 154 years in prison (18 Jun 2015)


Seized WWI propeller returned to German Navy

Artefact recovered by Rural Task Force from house in Sandgate in June 2014 (18 Jun 2015)


Drug dealer ordered to pay back over £7,000

Damian Mills, 29, from Edenbridge, faces three months in jail if he fails to pay (17 Jun 2015)


Man jailed for attempted rape in Greenhithe

Paul Cooke's victim managed to store his number in her phone as evidence (17 Jun 2015)


Sevenoaks district PCSO recognised for services to local people

Councillors present award to Dylan Crawford for 'tenacious' community work (16 Jun 2015)


Man jailed for drug and burglary offences

Eastling man sentenced to 3.5 years in jail after he was caught with drugs (15 Jun 2015)


Convicted man ordered to repay more than £50,000

Kent Police used the Proceeds of Crime Act to obtain a court order after a man was jailed for producing cannabis (15 Jun 2015)


Father and son jailed for drugs production at Medway home

Casimir and Paul Anderson were sentenced to 28 months in total (15 Jun 2015)


Boy charged after 90-year-old woman injured

Officers investigated the incident in Cowgate Hill, Dover, on Saturday 6 June (15 Jun 2015)


Chief Constable awarded Queen's Police Medal

Chief Constable Pughsley joined Kent Police in 2009 (14 Jun 2015)


Burglary suspects arrested

Detectives carried out warrants after receiving reports of burglaries in Hoo and Gravesend (12 Jun 2015)


Man jailed for 12 years for Gravesend rape

Edison Mulaj pleaded guilty to three counts of rape, one count of sexual assault and one count of robbery (11 Jun 2015)


Thanet man jailed for  abusing children

Mark Lloyd, 47, found guilty of a number of sexual offences (11 Jun 2015)


Jail for man who tried to abduct schoolgirl

Samuel Culver, 26, from Tunbridge Wells, sentenced to 20 months' imprisonment (10 Jun 2015)


Multi-vehicle collision on A26 at Southborough

One man arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by driving dangerously (10 Jun 2015)


Pembury man who raped child jailed for 12 years

Roger Hearsey, 67, found guilty of a number of sexual offences (10 Jun 2015)


Motorists urged to secure their vehicles this summer

Opportunist thieves can be deterred by taking simple precautions (9 Jun 2015)


Woman jailed for attempted murder

Canterbury woman admitted three counts of attempted murder after attempting to start a fire at her home (9 Jun 2015)


'One man crime wave' jailed for over 3-years

Rainham man sentenced after selling stolen car part back to the original owner via an internet auction site (9 Jun 2015)


Ramsgate fraudster jailed for four years

Timothy Springett fabricated students' details to secure funding for adult education (8 Jun 2015)


Investigation continues following Maidstone fires

Members of public thanked for patience as road closures remain in place (8 Jun 2015)


Cannabis factory found by police in Yalding

Almost 100 plants discovered growing in two metal containers in a field (5 Jun 2015)


Catapult attacker jailed for assault on Maidstone bus driver 

Callum Walters sentenced to six years after being identified in CCTV appeal  (4 Jun 2015)


Range of issues tackled in Tunbridge Wells operation

Drugs, alcohol and traffic among the issues targeted by police and partners (4 Jun 2015)


Men who attacked off-duty police officers in West Malling pub jailed

Jack Botton and Tommy Dunn sentenced following assault with bottle (4 Jun 2015)


Man charged with attempted murder

Following incident in Fostall Avenue, Faversham, on Saturday 30 May (3 Jun 2015)


Teenager arrested following shed break-ins in Sevenoaks district

Residents reminded of steps to take to protect property from thieves (2 Jun 2015)


Property marking events on Sunday 7 June

At Mote Park, Maidstone, and the Currant Hill allotments in Westerham (2 Jun 2015)


Motorist charged under new drug-drive legislation

Alex Young, 23, to appear at Maidstone Magistrate's Court on Friday 12 June (1 Jun 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)


Drink-driver who injured pedestrian found guilty

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


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)


Man charged following assaults in Ashford

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


Maidstone Mediation receives £14,000 donation

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


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)


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)


Two arrested over alleged thefts of gas bottles

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


Charges brought following death at Pembury Hospital

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

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