Investigation

Man Arrested In Sheppey Arson Investigation

Man Arrested In Sheppey Arson Investigation

Kent Police detectives have arrested a man in connection with a number of reported arsons across the Isle of Sheppey.

In a pre-planned operation, officers executed a warrant in Queens Road, Minster-On-Sea and arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of arson, who remains in police custody.

Detectives are investigating farm fires on Lower Road in Minster on Friday 1st August and Queenborough Road in Queenborough on Sunday 17th August. Officers remain at the scene at a blaze in Elm Lane, Minster, reported at around 1.25am earlier today (Friday 22nd August).

Three Men Charged With Sittingbourne Burglaries

Three Men Charged With Sittingbourne Burglaries

Three men have been charged in connection with a number of burglaries in the Sittingbourne area.

Benjamin Samuels (32) and Alan Looker (33) both of Milbourne Grove, Sittingbourne have been charged with four counts of burglary. Additionally Sydney Samuels (37) also of Milbourne Grove, Sittingbourne has been charged with five counts of burglary.

The men were all charged yesterday (Monday 24th March) and were remanded in police custody overnight. They are due to appear before Medway Magistrates Court via virtual video later today.

Fourth Man Arrested In Cock-Fghting Investigation

Fourth Man Arrested In Cock-Fghting Investigation

A fourth man has been arrested by detectives investigating suspected illegal cock-fighting and animal cruelty at a farm in Iwade.

Officers from Kent Police discovered up to 170 birds in a converted barn in Raspberry Hill after executing a warrant on last Monday (13th January). A number of dead cockerels were also found at the farm, as was a suspected fighting ring - known as a cockpit - and paraphernalia associated with the training of birds for fighting.

Drugs Supply Investigation - Arrests Made

Drugs Supply Investigation - Arrests Made

The Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have arrested and charged a number of people from across the county following a long-term operation to disrupt the supply of class A and class B drugs locally.

A total of 14 people were arrested in the early hours of Monday (14th October) and yesterday (Tuesday 15th October) following a series of co-ordinated warrants executed at addresses in Maidstone, Rainham, Gillingham, Chatham, Sheerness and West Malling.

Fifth Person Arrested In Sheppey Murder Investigation

Fifth Person Arrested In Sheppey Murder Investigation

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Gary Pocock on the Isle of Sheppey.

It takes the number of arrests to five after four people were arrested yesterday (Tuesday 20th August) morning by officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.

Four Arrested In Sheppey Murder Investigation

Four Arrested In Sheppey Murder Investigation

Three men and a teenage boy have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Gary Pocock on the Isle of Sheppey.

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate made a series of arrests earlier today (Tuesday 20th August) in connection with the murder investigation.

A 44-year-old man and a 20-year-old man, both from Manor Park in East London, together with a 20-year-old man from Benfleet in Essex and a 15-year-old boy from the Warden area of Sheppey, have been arrested on suspicion of murder. All four still remain in police custody.

Image Of Ring Issued In Murder Investigation

Image Of Ring Issued In Murder Investigation

Kent Police have issued a fresh appeal for witnesses following the discovery of a man's body on the Isle of Sheppey yesterday.

A post mortem examination concluded that the man, who has yet to be identified, died of significant head injuries.

The man has been described as white, aged between 30-40 years old, around 5ft 6ins tall and was bald.

In a bid to help identify the man, detectives have released an image of a ring the man was wearing on his wedding finger.

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