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Arrests Made In Sheppey Police Operation

Arrests Made In Sheppey Police Operation

Eight men have been arrested, in connection with the supply of heroin and cocaine, on the Isle of Sheppey and bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers from Kent Police's Operation Jupiter team executed search warrants in both New Street and Queensway in Sheerness last Wednesday (4th May). The warrants were linked to an investigation into an organised crime network with links to Liverpool.

The suspects were all arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. The men, aged between 22 and 36, have now all been bailed until Tuesday 30th August.

Female Robbed By Motorcycling Teenagers In Milton

Female Robbed By Motorcycling Teenagers In Milton

Police were called shortly after 9:00pm on Friday (6th May) after reports that a young woman, whilst attempting to walk home from Kemsley Railway Station through Foxgrove in Milton Regis, was robbed of her bag by three young males who were using a motorcycle.

Anyone with any information, that could help investigators, is asked to contact Kent Police on 101 or they can call Kent Crimestoppers free (from any landline) and anonimously on 0800 555 111 - please quote Crime Number XY/017155/16.

 

Man Sentenced After Admitting Manslaughter

Man Sentenced After Admitting Manslaughter

A man has been detained in hospital indefinitely after admitting the manslaughter of his own grandmother while visiting her in Sittingbourne.

Stuart Lay, aged 44, of Homewood Avenue, had been charged with the murder of 85-year-old Jean Robertson, but pleaded guilty to manslaughter when he appeared at Maidstone Crown Court yesterday (Monday 25th April). His plea was accepted and he was sentenced the same day. He has been detained indefinitely under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act. This means he will now be kept in a secure hospital.

Sheppey Man Charged Following Laser Pen Incidents

Sheppey Man Charged Following Laser Pen Incidents

Local officers, investigating allegations of a laser light being shone at commercial aircraft flying over the Isle of Sheppey, have charged a man.

Adrian John Carpenter, aged 45, of Halfway Road in Minster-on-Sea, was charged with four counts of endangering an aircraft. The charges are in connection with incidents reported to have happened earlier this year on Saturday 30th January.

Mr Carpenter was bailed to attend Maidstone Magistrates' Court on Friday 20th May.

 

Two Children Reported Missing In Sittingbourne

*** 16:56 UPDATE - THE GIRLS HAVE BEEN LOCATED SAFE AND WELL ***

Kent Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of two children reported missing from their home in Sittingbourne.

Chelsea Abbott, nine, and Taylor Redding, 10, were reported missing at 12.40pm today (Thursday 31st March) but are believed to have left their house in the Grovehurst Avenue, Kemsley area at about 5am when their parents were asleep.

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for their welfare and are currently searching the local area.

E-Fit Image Released After Sittingbourne Burglary

E-Fit Image Released After Sittingbourne Burglary

Kent Police Detectives, investigating a report that a car was stolen during a burglary in Sittingbourne, have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to.

It was reported that a white Mercedes Benz E Class was stolen from The Meadows, just off Northwood Drive, between midnight and 6.30am on Tuesday 8th March.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged 18 to 20, approximately 5ft 8in tall, of skinny build and with brown hair - long on top and shorter at the sides. He was wearing a brown/green coloured parker style coat.

Witness Appeal Following A249 Serious Collision

Witness Appeal Following A249 Serious Collision

Kent Police officers investigating a serious collision in Brielle Way, Sheerness, earlier today (Wednesday 10th February) are appealing for witnesses.

A motorcyclist in his mid-20s was airlifted to a London hospital following the incident at about 10.10am this morning and remains in a critical condition.

He was riding his black Yamaha YQ 100 near the Blue Town end of Brielle Way when he was involved in a collision with a red Citroen C2.

Police Appeal Following Fatal Crash On M20 Overnight

Police Appeal Following Fatal Crash On M20 Overnight

Update Kent Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M20 late last night (Thursday 28th January).

The incident occurred at around 10.03pm on the London-bound carriageway between Junctions 4 (Leybourne) and 3 (M26). A Fiat Ducato van collided with a white DAF truck close to the junction with the M26. The van then caught fire and the driver was reported to have been unable to escape the vehicle.

Milton Regis Suspicious Incident Prompts E-Fit

Milton Regis Suspicious Incident Prompts E-Fit

Detectives, investigating a report of a man acting suspiciously in the Milton Regis area several weeks ago, have issued an efit image of a man they would like to speak to.

It is reported that a 12-year-old girl was walking through the graveyard near Green Porch Close at around 7.10am on Tuesday 5th January when a man approached her and reached out towards her arm. The girl ran off.

The man is described as white, aged between 30 and 40, 6ft tall, of large build and had a beard. He was described as wearing a black hoodie, jogging bottoms and woolly hat.

Police Appeal Following Overnight Teynham A2 Crash

Police Appeal Following Overnight Teynham A2 Crash

Kent Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision that occurred on the A2 in Teynham at around 1.20am this morning.

The incident involved a blue Peugeot that was travelling from the Faversham direction towards Sittingbourne. The collision occurred near the Dover Castle public house. The car was carrying four young adults, three men and a woman.

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