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Latest local crime 16/05/05 to 22/05/05

Contributed by editor on May 26, 2005 - 03:02 PM

COUNTRY EYE - NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH Crime Sheet 16/05/05 to 22/05/05


17/05/05

Between 1730hrs & 1830hrs 17/05/05

Theft from Motor Vehicle

MILLFIELD HAWKINGE, FOLKESTONE

 

The IP has just noticed that her vehicle excise disc has been stolen and the o­ne, which had expired in February 2005 and had been left in the glove box, has been placed back into the disc holder.

 

19/05/05

Between 1800hrs 18/05/05 & 1400hrs 19/05/05

Damage

CANTERBURY ROAD DENSOLE, FOLKESTONE

 

Victim states that his wife was in and heard a noise and went outside. o­n further investigation he found that golf balls had been used to throw o­n the roof of the building smashing 5x clay roof tiles, the cost of the repair is £150.00.

 

22/05/05

Between 0240hrs & 0255hrs 22/05/05

Burglary Other

LYMINGE, FOLKESTONE

 

On arrival of police the alarm was sounding and of checking the property the point of entry was found. The window had been forced open and positioned below was a plastic chair. Offender had made off prior to police arrival

 

22/05/05

Between 1430hrs & 1415hrs 22/05/05

Theft from Motor Vehicle

LONGAGE HILL RHODES MINNIS, CANTERBURY

 

IP parked in a small pull in area for the wood, there was o­nly room for about 4 vehicles there. IP left her handbag in the passenger foot well; it was under blankets and newspapers. While IP was walking in the wood she heard a car alarm sounding about 1445hrs, but wasn't sure if it was her vehicle, and she was quite a way into the woods. IP didn't make her way back, and when she got back the passenger side rear quarter light window had been smashed, IP unlocked the vehicle when they got back, so not sure if the offender/s opened the door lock. Nothing was disturbed within her vehicle; o­nly her handbag was missing.

 

19/05/05

Between 2045hrs & 2125hrs 19/05/05

Burglary

DYMCHURCH, ROMNEY MARSH

 

Victim states she went into the kitchen, at the rear of the property, to make herself a hot drink. When there she saw a male walking down her garden path towards her husband, who was sorting things out in the garden This male spoke to the victims husband, asking if he had seen a little boy run in that direction.  The answer was NO. The male then looked over neighbours garden and he stated that the boy had broken some car windows.  At this the male then left the garden and was not seen, direction of departure not seen. Later the couple were inn the house watching TV when the Victim went to her bedroom IP returned to the kitchen to fill a hot water bottle, and it was then that she saw the same male standing by the kitchen window. He said that he wanted to speak to the IP about a burglary next door.  Victim refused to open the back door, but opened the window instead. The male stated there had been a burglary next door and that he was the security manager for the area. He then said he was from CID. This male also asked to see the Victims valuables, but the IP refused to let him into the bungalow.

Victim was unsure as to what he was a saying and said that she was going to call police to check that they were indeed attending next door. At this the male then said that there were two boys around the front window.  Victim did not believe him, as she heard no noise. As she was calling police the male left.

Approx 5-10 minutes later the IP went into her bedroom where she noticed the curtains blowing and the bottom window was wide open, she knew that she had closed this window. Victim noticed two drawers had been opened slightly but at first it appeared nothing was missing. Victim later discovered that her purse was now missing

Description of suspicious male

Male White 20 to 30yrs

5ft 6� tall with dark brown cropped hair

DARK GREY, SLATE TOP, JUMPER STYLE, WITH PADS o­n SHOULDER

 

20/05/05

Between 2000hrs & 2200hrs 20/05/05

Burglary

DYMCHURCH, ROMNEY MARSH

 

At 2000hrs 20/05/05 the Victim went to let his cat out of then rear window. At this time all was in order with the windows in that room. When the cat out the IP secured the window closed.  Victim then went into the living room to watch TV. At 2200 hrs the Victim left the living room to go to bed.  He went to the rear bedroom to check o­n the act and to check all windows secured. At this time he noticed that o­ne of then windows in the rear bedroom was wide open, the net curtaining had been pulled down and a lamp that had been o­n the sill in front of the now open window had been moved to the side table.   Victim then checked the rest of the house and found that in his bedroom at the front a window was wide open. o­n police attendance the premises was searched for any offenders, no trace within the property or the grounds. Nothing appears to have been stolen.

 

23/05/05

Between 0001hrs 20/05/05 & 0900hrs 23/05/05

Damage

TREES IN RECREATION GROUND o­n ST MARYS ROAD DYMCHURCH, ROMNEY MARSH

 

Informant states that sometime over the weekend someone has ripped branched off various trees in the recreation ground.


 

If you have any information in relation to any crime. Please contact the Watch Office o­n 01304 218151 or ring Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 You do not have to give your name and you maybe eligible for a reward.

To Report suspicious incidents and problems you cannot resolve yourself 01303 850055

or

To report crime that has happened to you and the offenders have gone 01303 289134

If you would like to help with Neighbourhood Watch or would like to know more about what is involved, you can contact the Neighbourhood Watch & Parish Liaison Office at Dover Police Station o­n 01304 21815