Published: 13:35, 25 October 2021
| Updated: 13:48, 25 October 2021
A police dog has tracked down a burglar who tried to steal tools from a building in Maidstone.
At around 10.50pm on Sunday, October 17, officers and police dog Bo attended the premises in London Road following a report of suspicious noises.
During a search, Bo found Dariusz Kawa in an outbuilding.
He was arrested and patrols seized a bag containing stolen tools, a knife and a amphetamines.
Copper wiring and pipes were also found on the ground outside.
Kawa, of no fixed address, was charged with burglary, possession of an offensive weapon and possessing class B drugs.
The 37-year-old appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to all charges.
Kawa, who was already subject to two suspended sentences, was jailed for 150 days.