Stolen car parts recovered and three arrests in Gravesend
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Investigators have charged three men after stolen car parts were seized at a commercial unit in Gravesend.
On Tuesday 5 December 2023, patrols were called to Wharf Road following reports of suspicious activity.
Officers gained access to a building and recovered items suspected to have been taken from several stolen vehicles. Nobody was present and a forensic examination was completed.
Patrols returned to the premises on Thursday 1 February 2024 where three men were arrested.
Vidmantas Ochmanas, of Constable Road, Gravesend; Vytautas Barzda, of no fixed address, and Tomas Cerniauskas, of Ashburnham Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex were later charged with conspiracy to handle stolen vehicles.
Mr Ochmanas, 28, Mr Barzda, 27 and Mr Cerniauskas, 29, appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Friday 3 February. They were remanded to a hearing at Maidstone Crown Court on 1 March.