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Herne Bay man Charlie Silk charged after allegedly jumping on car…

Police were called to Beach Street Comments (0) A MAN has been charged with criminal damage after police officers were called to a report of someone jumping on a car in Herne Bay. It is alleged that the roof of the car was damaged in Beach Street on Saturday, March 28. Charlie George Trevor Silk, 19, of Collins Road, Herne Bay, …

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Pair arrested after police discover unloaded air weapon in…

Google The alleged discovery was made in William Street, Herne Bay Comments (0) Two men have been arrested after police seized an unloaded air weapon in Herne Bay. Officers made the discovery in William Street on Friday (March 27). Frank George Lambert, 43, of Newnham Close, Gillingham, was subsequently charged with possessing a loaded/unloaded air weapon in a public place. Muhin …

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Benefits cheat mum lied to claim £7,000

Woman who was working at care homes guilty of seven frauds A single mum pretended to be jobless so she could fraudulently claim more than £7,000 benefits, a court has been told. Donnamarie Derrick, of Partridge Close, Herne Bay, conned the taxman for almost two years, raking in housing benefit, income support, carer’s allowance and jobseeker’s allowance. But the 38-year-old …

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Crimes and criminals

Indecent child film charges A Herne Bay man appeared in court on Friday accused of creating almost 250 indecent images and videos of children. Paul Cooper, of Montague Street, faces 12 separate charges of making indecent photographs of a child, including 241 images and clips, between 2004 and 2014. The 50-year-old spoke only to confirm his name and address and …

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Former head given year’s ban for being over limit

A FORMER Wincheap head teacher has been banned from driving for a year after failing a breath test. Clive Close, 56, was the head at Wincheap Primary School when officers pulled his car over in Canterbury on December 17 last year. Given a breath test at the end of a night out with friends, Close’s breath was found to contain …

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Ongoing feud ended in court

A jobless man who spouted racist abuse outside shop in Greenhill has been fined £165. David Banborough, of Blackburn Road, pleaded guilty to making racially aggravated threats towards Kamal Omer. Prosecutor Neil Sweeney told Canterbury Magistrates’ Court how the 45-year-old had tried to swing a punch at Mr Omer, shouted abuse, and made threatening hand gestures. Hugh Robertson, for Banborough, …

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City brought to a halt by bomb scare at courts

Army deals with suspicious package POLICE are investigating after a bomb scare on Thursday morning brought the centre of Canterbury to a standstill. Canterbury Magistrates’ Court was evacuated and police set up roadblocks after a mysterious package was delivered just after 10.30am. According to bystanders, several police cars were dispatched to form a perimeter, and a police helicopter was seen …

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Driver keeps licence despite abandoning crashed car

A young driver who ran off after his car smashed into a wall was allowed to keep his licence after turning up to court in a suit and tie. Magistrates told Ricardo Salerno, of Blackburn Road, Greenhill, they were impressed by his outfit, and his job on tug boats at Woolwich. The 20 year old led police on an hour-long …

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Drink-driver convicted

Lengthy ban A 29-year-old drink-driver has been banned for 3½ years after being stopped by police in May. Russell Lane-Williams, of Daimler Avenue, Studd Hill, was driving his Fiat Brava on the A28 near Sturry when he was found to be more than double the legal drink-drive limit. He pleaded guilty to the charge at Canterbury Magistrates’ Court and was ordered …

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Cabbie attacked after saying no to drug-taking in taxi

A pair of drunken thugs attacked a cabbie as they were being driven back to Herne Bay after a night out in Canterbury. Eddie Blayney, 24, and Kenny McMahan, 21, were handed suspended prison sentences after they were convicted of assaulting Mustafa Ustabas at trial. City magistrates heard that the pair had been at the Chill nightclub on the night …

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