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Husband and wife jailed for Margate screwdriver attack

Robert Symons and Jenny Turrell sentenced to three years each (28 Aug 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)

 
 

Margate family sentenced for assaults during birthday party

David Stembridge and his children Derek and Kayleigh found guilty of attacks (27 Aug 2015)

 
 

Burglars sentenced after £10,000 television theft 

Three men have been jailed following burglary in Faversham earlier this year (27 Aug 2015)

 
 

Man charged following incident in Wye

A 23-year-old man from Folkestone will appear in court (25 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)

 
 

Gang sentenced after drugs supply investigation

Sentences totalling over 41 years were passed (21 Aug 2015)

 
 

Robber jailed for waving machete at shop assistant

Stuart Maher, 43, stole two bottles of vodka from shop in Hadlow High Street (21 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)

 
 

Jail for prolific burglar who targeted Chatham home

Ricky Arnold, 31, has amassed 35 convictions for 71 offences since 1996 (21 Aug 2015)

 
 

Former nurse jailed for life

Vijay Bundhun was found guilty of 4 counts of rape and 9 counts of sexual assault (20 Aug 2015)

 
 

Jail for sex offender who groomed via WhatsApp

Robert Barnes, 28, sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison (20 Aug 2015)

 
 

Prisoner sentenced for manslaughter of fellow inmate

Alastaire Scott sentenced to four years in jail for manslaughter of Frazer Stent (19 Aug 2015)

 
 

Anti-social behaviour in Dover: six boys charged

Youngsters aged 14 to 16 due before court (19 Aug 2015)

 
 

Man arrested during routine licensing visit

A Chatham shop has had its licence revoked (19 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)

 
 

Serial burglar and shoplifter sentenced

Lee Cuthbert, of The harbour in Sutton Valence, targeted numerous homes and businesses across Maidstone

(17 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)

 
 

Three men charged over pipeline fuel thefts

Charges part of Kent Police investigation into thefts from pipelines across the UK (17 Aug 2015)

 
 

Man sentenced for Christmas Day rape

Tudor Tofoi is jailed for 18 years (17 Aug 2015)

 
 

Jail for man who stabbed neighbour in the back

Luke Punt, 20, from Maidstone, also caused his victim to fall from a window (17 Aug 2015)

 
 

Man charged following fatal collision in Brenzett

A 22-year old man will appear before the courts on 9 September (14 Aug 2015)

 
 

Man jailed after stabbing  homeless victim

Stephen Nowlan stabbed a homeless man 15 times and left him alone and bleeding at The Great Lines in August 2014 (14 Aug 2015)

 
 

Dover man who stole from shop and assaulted staff is jailed

Alexander Corbett, 37, of Clarendon Place is sentenced to 20 months in prison (14 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)

 
 

Tunbridge Wells man jailed for sexual abuse during 1970s

Kevin Blunden systematically abused child victim over a two year period (11 Aug 2015)

 
 

Drugs pair jailed after attempts to sell crack cocaine in Tunbridge Wells

Cedric Makiadi and Gabriella Attidore imprisoned for 6 years (7 Aug 2015)

 
 

Warning issued to Thanet residents over scam

Caller claiming to be police officer asks residents to hand over banking details (7 Aug 2015)

 
 

Three men jailed for aggravated burglary in Wainscott

Three men from London jailed for total of 37 years (7 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)

 
 

Sevenoaks man jailed for historic sexual abuse

Edward Watson, 68, raped and abused a teenage girl during the 1980s (5 Aug 2015)

 
 

Jail for drug dealer who lashed out at officers

Kevin Mamongo, 23, arrested in Edward Street, Southborough, on 2 July 2015 (5 Aug 2015)

 
 

Man jailed after he spiked a woman's drink in Maidstone bar

Tadas Rasciauskas slipped powerful hallucinogenic drug into victim's glass (5 Aug 2015)

 
 

Distraction burglary warning

Offences reported across Swale, Medway and Gravesend (4 Aug 2015)

 
 

Predictive policing technology results in arrest

Police and partners get results using crime-mapping data (4 Aug 2015)

 
 

Op Stack is not in place

Latest update: 13 August (30 Jul 2015)

 
 

Kent Police donation to help Rochester baby memorial charity  

Officers still appealing for information following vandalism at memorial site (28 Jul 2015)

 
 

Officers continue to tackle nuisance bikers in East Malling

Owners reminded they face having bikes seized and destroyed if riding illegally (28 Jul 2015)

 
 

Police and villagers team up to fight rural crime

Operation Innovate was held in Marden and Yalding on Thursday 23 July (27 Jul 2015)

 
 

Charges over supply of heroin and cocaine in North Kent

Officers makes separate arrests in Chatham, Rochester and Dartford (23 Jul 2015)

 
 

Stay safe at Gathering of Boats in Maidstone

Event held on Saturday 25 July replaces the former Maidstone River Festival (22 Jul 2015)

 
 

Charitable donation for Walderslade Beavers

New tents purchased thanks to £500 grant from the Streetcops Trust (21 Jul 2015)

 
 

Card skimmer found on Canterbury cash machine

Device spotted and removed by off duty PCSO on Saturday 18 July (21 Jul 2015)

 
 

Burglar sentenced to 3 years in prison

31-year-old convicted of break-ins in Canterbury and Gillingham (16 Jul 2015)

 
 

Tunbridge Wells drug dealers sentenced 

Christopher Gibson jailed for 4 years after he tried to swallow heroin and cocaine during arrest (16 Jul 2015)

 
 

Tonbridge residents warned after break-ins

Homeowners reminded to keep their property secure following burglaries (14 Jul 2015)

 
 

Convicted robber hid firearms in loft of his Pembury home

Stephen Castle jailed for nearly 8 years following discovery of sawn-off shotguns (14 Jul 2015)

 
 

Kent Police officer commended

Superintendent Lee Russell's contribution to protecting consumers recognised (6 Jul 2015)

 
 

Police seize alcohol from under-age drinkers at a beach party in Tankerton

More than 150 bottles and cans were confiscated by officers on Friday 3 July (6 Jul 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)

 
 

Patrols boosted by volunteer officers

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

 
 

Sevenoaks district PCSO recognised for services to local people

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

 
 

Chief Constable awarded Queen's Police Medal

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

 
 

Multi-vehicle collision on A26 at Southborough

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

 
 

Motorists urged to secure their vehicles this summer

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

 
 

Cannabis factory found by police in Yalding

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

 
 

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)

 
 

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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