Walmer man Lewys Martin accused of trying to bring down Kent Police website
Lewys Stephen Martin is
accused of attacking the Kent Police website
A young man has been charged with trying to bring down the Kent
Lewys Stephen Martin, of Dover Road, Walmer, is accused of the
attacks on the force's public site as well as those of Oxford and
The 20-year-old has been charged with a string of offences and
is due before magistrates next month.
Martin is alleged to have launched 11 attacks in a bid
to make websites unusable.
He is also charged with the theft and use of personal data
and failing to disclose passwords to encrypted equipment.
The charges comes after an investigation by the Kent Police
Special Branch Investigations Team working with the Kent Police
Digital Forensic Unit.
Martin is due to appear at Maidstone Magistrates' Court
on Thursday, December 20.
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