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Drunk teenager locked up after bizarre late-night Folkestone attack

The 18-year-old was sentenced to five-and-a-half years (5 Mar 2015)


Warning after bogus callers target Dover residents

Two men claiming to be from the water board (5 Mar 2015)


Margate burglar jailed

Paul Wales, 49 jailed for two years and eight months (5 Mar 2015)


Child rapist jailed for two decades

Michael Kay, 33, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing child (4 Mar 2015)


Targeted work carried out in Dartford

Officers respond to residents' concerns in Temple Hill (4 Mar 2015)


Forensics match DNA from blood with Thanet burglar

The 33-year-old man pleaded guilty to burglary and admitted to two shop burglaries in Broadstairs (4 Mar 2015)


Teen sentenced following mini crime spree in Ashford

The 18-year-old was jailed for three years (3 Mar 2015)


Two arrested following reported theft of car

Warrant executed in Snowdown as part of Rural Task Force investigation (2 Mar 2015)


16-months behind bars for man who burgled Broadstairs home

Man linked to burglary after blood found by crime scene investigators (2 Mar 2015)


Drug dealers who targeted Tunbridge Wells jailed for more than nine years

Axel Harvey and Jude Ogunloye secreted cocaine and heroin wraps in their bodies (2 Mar 2015)


Maidstone man jailed for 18 years for sex offences

Jamie Charles Taylor sentenced after abuse of a child between 1999 and 2004 (27 Feb 2015)


Ex-family friend convicted of historic sexual abuse

The 72-year-old man was jailed for five years for offences in Canterbury between 1980 and 1983 (26 Feb 2015)


Man charged with seven offences

George Yelding was remanded in custody (26 Feb 2015)


Man who hid drugs in car seats jailed for eight years

Paul King, 38, sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court on Monday 23 February (26 Feb 2015)


Larkfield robber jailed after threatening youths with broken bottle

Samuel Watson sentenced to three years in a young offenders' institution (25 Feb 2015)


Man sentenced for drugs offences

Christopher Nkongo was arrested in Tunbridge Wells in October 2014 (23 Feb 2015)


Maidstone burglar jailed after blood drop detected

Carl Chang imprisoned for 4 years after forensic tests matched DNA to scene (23 Feb 2015)


Rochester burglar sentenced for Shorne thefts

Anthony McCoy, 47, sentenced to more than four years in prison (20 Feb 2015)


Folkestone man sentenced for raping four year old boy

Sam Strange, 23 jailed for nine years (20 Feb 2015)


Detectives praised at  awards ceremony

A specialist team that targets burglary and theft offenders has been honoured by the Chief Constable (19 Feb 2015)


Man denies 18 offences in Whitstable and Medway

John Guscott entered a not guilty plea at Maidstone Crown Court (19 Feb 2015)


Three arrested in West Kingsdown following reports of rogue traders

Residents reminded to remain on guard against cold callers (18 Feb 2015)


Chief Constable's commendation ceremony

Residents, police and police staff recognised for their dedication, bravery and commitment (18 Feb 2015)


Two charged with attempted murder

Charges follow stabbing in Gravesend (16 Feb 2015)


Prison absconders sentenced for robbery

Sean Horsley and Shaine Tester were sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court (16 Feb 2015)


Fourteen men must forfeit more than £170,000

Drugs offenders' assets to be claimed under the Proceeds of Crime Act (13 Feb 2015)


Man jailed for criminal damage in Ashford

Man sentenced to 56 days in prison (12 Feb 2015)


Jail for man caught with haul of stolen goods

Lincoln Payne was sentenced to 21 months in prison (12 Feb 2015)


Coxheath man jailed for child sex offences

David Bloomfield was sentenced to seven years in prison (11 Feb 2015)


Police issue warning over new courier scam

New phone app allows fraudsters to fake their caller ID (11 Feb 2015)


Police investigate incident in Hersden

Two people are currently in hospital (9 Feb 2015)


Man charged following Canterbury break-in

Craig Brabon, 30, from Faversham, has been remanded in custody (9 Feb 2015)


'One-man crime wave' jailed for dozens of crimes

Matthew Goodwin was jailed for almost four years at Maidstone Crown Court (9 Feb 2015)


Four arrests following drugs raids in Ramsgate

Officers seize large quantity of substances believed to be Class A drugs (6 Feb 2015)


Tonbridge man jailed following assault with metal bar

Ashley Stapley sentenced to six years in prison for assault in 2013  (6 Feb 2015)


Man who assaulted police officer sentenced

Thomas Murray, 31, in court following incident at Ashford Rugby Club (6 Feb 2015)


Man appears in court charged with rape

Woman reported being attacked in Dover at 4am on 25 December. (6 Feb 2015)


Drugs offender ordered to forfeit £3,777

Ravinder Deol, 31, must repay money under the Proceeds of Crime Act (6 Feb 2015)


Arrest in Maidstone during operation to target drugs

Teenager bailed in connection with supply of Class A substances (4 Feb 2015)


Rural operation results in arrests and vehicle seizures

Countywide Op Nonagon was held on Thursday 29 January (2 Feb 2015)


Thanet charities given financial support

Money raised from the police property fund to help good causes (30 Jan 2015)


New Live Link victim suite opens in Thanet

Victims can now give evidence at Margate Police Station (30 Jan 2015)


Two charged with drug offences in Maidstone

Joshua Allchin, 22, and Kirsty Crittall, 19, were arrested on Tuesday 27 January (30 Jan 2015)


Two charged in connection with human trafficking in Medway

A 36-year-old man and a 35-year-old man are due to appear at court on 10 February (29 Jan 2015)


Burglar jailed after targeting ex-partner

Paschal Wall, of Faversham, was jailed for 18 months at Maidstone Crown Court (29 Jan 2015)


Thousands of victims in Kent already using crime-tracking service

Track My Crime has been launched nationally following regional success (29 Jan 2015)


Man, 29, arrested after collision in Bapchild

Gravesend resident bailed until Thursday 16 April 2015 (22 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)


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)


Distraction thefts across North and East Kent

Couple targeting small businesses (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)


Body found in River Medway at Cuxton Marina

Formally identified as missing man Patrick Lamb (14 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 charged over fatal collision on M26

Juraj Orsula, 45, from Slovakia, will next appear in court on 18 March 2015 (23 Oct 2014)

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