Latest Kent Police Rural Crime Alerts
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
£10k vehicle returned to farmer in Dover
The stolen John Deere Gator, worth more than £10,000, was found in a wooded area off the A2 in Dover on Tuesday (May 17) by a local farmer.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Fly-tipping in Gravesham sees police and council patrols step up their work
Environmental enforcement officers from Gravesham council have teamed up with Kent Police in a new initiative which will see officers carrying out proactive patrolling and road checks in the borough’s rural areas during the evenings, at night time and at weekends.
Friday, 25 March 2022
Illegal waste crackdown operation for Maidstone
The problem of illegally dumped waste is being tackled by Maidstone Borough Council’s (MBC) waste crime team who have joined forces with Kent Police’s rural task force and roads policing unit.
Thursday, 10 March 2022
Kent Police seize shotgun, crossbows and flashbangs from Canterbury home
An adapted shotgun, crossbows and flashbang grenades were seized during a police raid on a Kent home.
Officers searched the Canterbury property after suspicions were raised about the owner of the house.
Sunday, 23 May 2021
Woodchipper and Digger worth £120k stolen
The British Transport Police (BTP) has launched an appeal into an incident where two items of machinery were stolen while on a railway embankment in Kent.
Court appearance for suspected west Kent fuel thieves
Four men have appeared in court charged with offences relating to the theft of fuel in west Kent.
Farmer sentenced after worker entangled in potato harvester
Speaking after the hearing, HSE inspector Sam Brown said: “Too often we see incidents like this, where maintenance is carried out on live machinery and the principles of ‘safe stop’ and safe maintenance are ignored.