Ramsgate man charged with burglary faces crown court

Canterbury Crown Court

A Ramsgate man accused of burglary is to appear in crown court in connection with the theft of designer items from a Margate home.

During the afternoon of Thursday, November 21 Kent Police officers attended a shop in Margate after receiving a report staff had been approached by people trying to sell a Rolex watch suspected to be stolen.

Two people were arrested and items reported as stolen including a watch, two handbags and sunglasses were recovered by officers at the scene.

A 22-year old man from Ramsgate was released on bail until December 16.

Keiran Wade, 39, of Alma Road, Ramsgate was charged on November 22 with burgling a property in Waverley Road, Margate on November 20.

He appeared at Canterbury Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, November 23 where he was remanded.

The case will next be heard at Canterbury Crown Court on December 23.

Kent Police is reminding residents to take simple crime prevention steps to keep their homes secure as part of its annual burglary awareness campaign.

Lock windows, side gates and garages;

Turn on burglar alarms.

Make sure your house is not the only one in the street left in darkness. Use timers for internal lighting, and arrange for people to visit the property while you are away.

Do not leave packaging out on display by the bins – it advertises what burglars may find inside your home.

Photograph and insure expensive or unique items.

Follow #KentAgainstBurglary on social media for more security advice.

For more advice visit https://www.kent.police.uk/police-forces/kent-police/areas/kent-police/campaigns/campaigns/2019/kent-against-burglary/