Suspect Arrested for Burglaries and Stolen Car in Dartford

Suspect Arrested for Burglaries and Stolen Car in Dartford

A suspect has been apprehended in relation to two reported burglaries and a stolen car in Dartford.

According to reports, the first burglary occurred in the early hours of April 17 on Hall Road. The homeowner reported missing electrical items and children’s passports. Shortly after, another home on Joyce Green Lane, just around the corner, was also burglarized. In addition to a stolen car, a laptop and cash were also reported missing.

Fortunately, officers were able to make an arrest at around 11am. The suspect, identified as Sam Hawkins from Erith, has been charged with two counts of burglary. Police also recovered items from the first burglary and returned them to the rightful owner.

The 37-year-old suspect is scheduled to appear in court today at Medway Magistrates’ Court. The incident has caused concern among the local community, especially with the theft of important documents like children’s passports. It serves as a reminder for homeowners to take necessary precautions to ensure the safety and security of their homes.

Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding these burglaries to come forward and assist in the investigation. The swift action of the police in this case serves as a testament to their dedication in keeping our community safe.

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