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  • Sevenoaks burglar David Kirby, 36, jailed for 12 months

    By kentsussex at 10:47 on 07/01/13
    A burglar who targeted two homes in Kemsing in November 2011 has been jailed.
    A burglar who targeted two homes in Kemsing in November 2011 has been jailed. David Kirby, 36 years-old, of West End, Kemsing, was found guilty before Maidstone Crown Court on 3 January of two counts of burglary. He received a 12 month prison sentence for each of the burglaries. The sentences will run concurrently, meaning that Kirby will serve 12 months in prison. The offences took place on 11 November 2011. The owners of a house...
  • Sevenoaks robbery: Two arrested after 18-year-old 'has phone and wallet stolen'

    By kentsussex at 10:11 on 11/12/12
    Sevenoaks robbery: Two arrested after 18-year-old 'has phone and wallet stolen'
    Detectives investigating a report of a robbery in Sevenoaks are appealing for the public's help. The incident is reported to have occurred on 7 December, between 11:20pm and 11:45pm on Kippington Road, near to Kippington Close, in Sevenoaks.  An 18 year-old man reported that he was approached by three men, who demanded that he hand over his mobile phone and his wallet. Two boys, aged 15 and 17 years-old, have since been...
  • Should Sevenoaks drivers caught using mobile phones get harsher penalties?

    By SevenoaksHol at 20:15 on 18/06/12
    The majority of drivers agree that motorists caught using their mobile phones should face harsher penalties.
    Did you see someone using their mobile phone while driving on a Sevenoaks road today? Most people say rarely a day goes by without them spotting someone 'having a chat' behind the wheel yet there are hardly ever any court reports about drivers being prosecuted locally. This is despite around 211,000 motorists being prosecuted in the UK for breaking this law in 2010. And what was interesting is that when GEM Motoring Assist...
  • Sevenoaks drug dealers jailed after undercover operation

    By SevenoaksHol at 09:45 on 01/05/12
    Clockwise from top left: Mark Burrell, Daniel Burrell, Richard Hampson and Billy Smith. All four have been jailed for drug offences.
    Two drug dealers living in the Sevenoaks area were among four who have been jailed for a total of 25 years following a four month undercover operation. Mark Burrell, aged 51, his son Daniel Burrell, aged 22 and friends Richard Hampson, aged 31 and Billy Smith, aged 29, all recently appeared for sentencing at Maidstone Crown Court after pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of cocaine between October 2011 and January 2012. ...
  • Sevenoaks men charged with drug supply offences

    By SevenoaksHol at 17:09 on 03/02/12
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    Four men, including two from the Sevenoaks area, have appeared in court following arrests by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate as part of a drugs supply investigation. Billy Aaron Smith, aged 29, of Watercress Close, Sevenoaks; Mark Burrell, aged 50, of Sylvestres, Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Daniel Burrell, aged 21, of Ferndown, Meopham, and Richard Hampson, 31, of Guildford Road, Tunbridge Wells, all appeared at Sevenoaks...

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