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Beggar issued with criminal behaviour order

John Abbotts, 51, is the first to be issued with the order in Tunbridge Wells (30 Jul 2015)

 
 

Op Stack has been stood down - M20 fully open

Latest update: 8.30pm, Saturday 1 August (30 Jul 2015)

 
 

Ramsgate man jailed for assaults and burglary

Dean Hoskins, 29, sentenced to 42 months (28 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)

 
 

Drugs seized and four arrested in Thanet

Officers targeting the drugs supply into the area (23 Jul 2015)

 
 

Fraudster ordered to repay more than £60,000

A woman was jailed for 4 years after stealing from her place of work (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)

 
 

Medway motorist banned for drug-driving

Brian Maddix, 27, from Gillingham, had traces of cannabis in his blood (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)

 
 

Three arrested following assault in Dartford

The incident was reported to have happened on 11 July in Hesketh Park (21 Jul 2015)

 
 

Westgate man jailed for nine years

Jade Robinson jailed for unprovoked attack (20 Jul 2015)

 
 

Officers investigating criminal damage in Herne Bay arrest five people

Police received reports of paint being sprayed on around 20 cars in the town (20 Jul 2015)

 
 

Jail for Maidstone woman who posed as doctor

Oluwadamilola Opemuyi, 29, fraudulently treated patients throughout England (20 Jul 2015)

 
 

Bogus doctor jailed for fraud and forgery

Levon Mkhitarian, 36, was arrested after working in Ashford under a fake name (17 Jul 2015)

 
 

Ramsgate burglar jailed for 27 months

Peter Line, 39, sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court (17 Jul 2015)

 
 

Tonbridge drug dealer jailed for 18 months

Romario Wright travelled from London to sell heroin and cocaine to addicts (16 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)

 
 

Joint police and customs operation leads to review hearings

Restrictions place on licencees (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)

 
 

Jail for burglars who targeted cash machine

James Murphy and Jerry Rateau broke into the Co-Op in Sheerness High Street (14 Jul 2015)

 
 

Man charged with murder after incident in Swanley

Erasmus Ahwoi to appear before Maidstone Crown Court (13 Jul 2015)

 
 

Lordwood community fun day

Thursday, 6 August 2015, Lordwood, Chatham (13 Jul 2015)

 
 

Thieves who stripped more than 60 stolen vans to sell spare parts jailed 

Dave Pearce and Lee Pearce headed an operation across Kent and London (13 Jul 2015)

 
 

Duo jailed after pizza shop is robbed twice

Jacob Cloke and Joshua Dallison threatened staff with a knife and a bat (10 Jul 2015)

 
 

Canterbury burglar jailed for stealing from students

Luke Pearson, 36, sentenced to four years in prison (9 Jul 2015)

 
 

Man sentenced for breaching Order

Arrest made after he had open bottle of cider in public on The Leas in Folkestone (9 Jul 2015)

 
 

Man found guilty of Christmas Day rape

Tudor Tofoi carried out the attack in Dover (8 Jul 2015)

 
 

Ramsgate burglar sentenced to three years in prison

Jason Pitt, 42, admitted burglaries in Broadstairs and Canterbury (7 Jul 2015)

 
 

Motorbike seized in Deal

Officers serve 17-year-old biker with second warning for nuisance behaviour (6 Jul 2015)

 
 

Kent Police officer commended

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

 
 

Man detained in secure facility following trial

Officers were investigating the death of Yvonne Tapp in Southborough (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)

 
 

Two charged over supply of heroin in Tunbridge Wells

Kevin Mamongo and Alan Graham were arrested in Southborough on 2 July (6 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)

 
 

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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