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Jail for dangerous driver who crashed into pedestrian in Bournemouth town centre

16 August 2019
A speeding motorist who mounted the pavement and crashed into a pedestrian causing him serious injuries has been jailed.Asil Abdul Mohammed, 32 and of West Hill Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced to four years in prison following a hearing at Bournemouth ...
  • Appeal to find missing teenage boy from Bournemouth

    16 August 2019
    Officers are issuing a photo of a teenage boy who has gone missing in Bournemouth. Alex Clanfield, 17, was last seen at around 9am on Tuesday 13 August 2019 at an address in West Hill Road. He was reported missing at 11.14am on Thursday 15 August 2019. ...
  • Pair sentenced for drug offences in Bournemouth

    15 August 2019
    A drug dealer stopped by officers in Bournemouth town centre has been jailed. Malik Deen, aged 31 and of Cavendish Road, Bournemouth, was sentenced to 42 months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 2 August 2019 after admitting offences of poss...
  • Image appeal following assault in Dorchester

    15 August 2019
    Officers investigating an assault in Dorchester are issuing an image of a woman they would like to speak to. At approximately 3.30pm on Wednesday 14 August 2019 a woman was shopping in Marks & Spencer on South Street when an altercation occurred invo...
  • Racially aggravated incident in Bournemouth – appeal to locate suspect

    15 August 2019
    Officers investigating a racially aggravated public order incident in Bournemouth are appealing for help from the public to locate the suspect. At 9.31pm on Tuesday 23 July 2019 a woman aged in her 40s and from Christchurch was walking along Stourwood Av...
  • Spot the signs of County Lines - police launch campaign to protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs

    15 August 2019
    Dorset Police has launched a campaign urging the public to spot the signs of County Lines and help protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs.  County Lines is the term used to describe urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas, as well as mark...
  • Update – search underway for missing Bridport woman

    15 August 2019
    We are pleased to say missing Bridport woman Louise Barron has been found. The 46-year-old was last seen at her home in Court Orchard Road at 12.15am on Thursday 15 August 2019 when she went to bed. She was reported missing at 3.07am when it was discover...
  • CCTV appeal following theft of fire extinguisher in Bridport

    14 August 2019
    Officers investigating the theft of a fire extinguisher in Bridport are issuing a CCTV image of people they would like to speak to. At around 2.40am on Sunday 28 July 2019 a fire extinguisher was stolen from a tent used by Bridport Folk Festival in Bucky...
  • Man assaulted in Weymouth – public appeal

    14 August 2019
    Officers investigating an assault on a man in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward.  At 1.37am on Saturday 10 August 2019 officers were called to Maiden Street by the ambulance service after a man was found unconscious in the road fo...
  • Search for burglars who stole money from elderly residents in Christchurch

    13 August 2019
    Officers are calling on the public’s help to find the people responsible for a burglary in Christchurch. Sometime between 1pm and 3pm on Thursday 8 August 2019 a man knocked at the door of an address in Bronte Avenue off Fairmile Road and asked to ...
  • CCTV appeal following theft from store in Bournemouth

    13 August 2019
    Officers investigating the theft of garden machinery from a store in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of the suspect.  At approximately 3.35pm on Thursday 18 July 2019 it was reported that a man stole two items of machinery worth £1,500 fro...
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