Detectives investigating string of charity box thefts in Dover charge man

Contributed by editor on Sep 14, 2018 - 11:45 AM



A man has been charged with stealing charity collection boxes from a number of businesses in Dover.

A 22-year-old from Sholden, Deal, is accused of taking donations intended for eight charitable organisations and local good causes from the following Dover locations:

- The White Horse Inn, St James Street on 10 September
- The Three Cups Public House, Crabble Hill on 8 September
- Dover Marina Hotel, Waterloo Crescent on 5 September
- The Dewdrop Public House, Tower Hamlets Street on 5 September
- The Old Endeavour Public House, London Road on 4 September
- Dover Marina Hotel in Waterloo Crescent on 2 September
- The Park Inn, Park Place on 2 September
- Dover Sea Angling Club in Priory Road on 28 August

In addition, the man has been charged with four other thefts where goods were reported stolen from Asda in Charlton Green and Boots in Biggin Street between 1 August and 2 September 2018.

He has been remanded in custody and was due to appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 13 September faced with all 12 charges.


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