Man charged with stealing safe from Gillingham Football Club
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A burglary charge has been authorised against a man who is alleged to have stolen a safe from Gillingham Football Club.
Samuel Turner is alleged to have entered an office at the club’s Priestfield Stadium during the early hours of Thursday 7 January 2021 before stealing a safe, which contained money and other various items.
The 37-year-old, of Gordon Road, Gillingham, was arrested on the same date as the offence and later charged by Kent Police’s Chief Constable’s Crime Squad with one count of burglary.
He apopeared at Medway Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 9 January, where he admitted the offence. He has been remanded in custody to appear for sentence at Maidstone Crown Court, on a date to be determined.
Another 37-year-old man from Gillingham was also arrested in connection with the incident and he has been released on bail, pending further enquiries, until Wednesday 3 February.