Local News Monday 27th January 2020
Local News Tuesday 28th January 2020
Three teenagers arrested over a Ramsgate gang attack have been released on bail
The attack took place near the junction of King St and High St at around 8.20pm on Saturday. The victim, a 24 year old man, was kicked and stamped on during the incident, leaving him with facial injuries. Three teenage boys were arrested at the scene on suspicion of violent disorder, and have now been released on bail until February 17 while enquiries continue.
A large amount of counterfeit cigarettes have been seized in Ramsgate
Special constables and officers from the Thanet Community Policing Team attended a property in St Lawrence on Saturday and arrested a 39 year old man on suspicion of making malicious communications. A large quantity of cigarettes, believed to be counterfeit, were found at the property, and seized by the police. The man has been taken into custody, and trading standards will be notified of the seized goods. A further two people were arrested in connection with the incident.
A man has been charged with supplying heroin and crack cocaine in Thanet
Cameron Johnson was arrested when Kent Police and Metropolitan Police officers carried out a warrant at a house in east London last week. Officers seized a mobile phone, a number of sim cards and a quantity of cocaine. Mr Johnson has since been charged with supplying crack cocaine and heroin in Thanet between November 2019 and January 2020. He was remanded in custody at Medway Magistrates Court, and will appear at Canterbury Crown Court on February 24.
Kent County Council has pledged to plant a tree for every person who lives in Kent
More than 1.5 million trees will be planted as part of the council’s commitment to adapting to climate change. It could take up to 30 years for the trees to mature and achieve their full impact on the environment.