Crime gang targeted stables in west and north Kent
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 7 February 2023
Members of an organised crime gang who burgled stables across west and north Kent have been jailed.
Frank Matthews, Jimmy Price and Lewis Collins were arrested after they conspired to steal horse equipment valued at around £100,000 at up to eight separate properties between 3 May and 17 May 2020.
The gang targeted stables and other rural premises during the hours of darkness in areas including Faversham, Paddock Wood, East Peckham, Mereworth, Blue Bell Hill, Sittingbourne, Kemsing and Maidstone.