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Dorset Police celebrate exceptional contribution to policing at the Annual Awards Ceremony

21 February 2018
Dorset Police recognised police officers, staff and volunteers for their exceptional contribution to policing at the Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 20 February 2018. The ceremony, which took place at Queen Elizabeth’s School in Wimborne, saw a total of...
  • Thank you to public following incident in Bournemouth

    24 February 2018
    Emergency services would like to thank the public for their support and patience while they dealt with an incident in Bournemouth. At 4.09am this morning, Saturday 24 February 2018, Dorset Police received a report of an assault In the Maemar Hotel in Wes...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    24 February 2018
    Detectives investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened just before 5pm on Friday 23 February 2018 near Tomlin’s Fish and Chips in Seabourne Road in the Southb...
  • Renewed appeal to find man missing in West Bay

    24 February 2018
    Officers searching for a missing Sussex man believed to be in the West Bay area are renewing their appeal for the public’s help to find him. Mark Purdy, who is 64 years old, left his home in Sussex at 9am during the morning of Friday 23 February 20...
  • Public appeal to find man missing in West Bay

    23 February 2018
    Officers searching for a missing Sussex man believed to be in the West Bay area are appealing for the public’s help to find him. Mark Purdy, who is 64 years old, left his home in Sussex at 9am this morning, Friday 23 February 2018. He told his fami...
  • Update - Investigation into the death of Louella Fletcher-Michie at Bestival

    23 February 2018
    Detectives investigating the death of a woman at Bestival have charged a man. Just before 1am on Monday 11 September 2017 officers at the event were alerted to reports of a concern for welfare of Louella Eve Fletcher-Michie, 25 and from London, who had a...
  • CCTV appeal following suspected theft in Weymouth

    23 February 2018
    Officers investigating reports of a possible theft by finding in Weymouth are issuing CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to as part of their investigation. A woman aged in her 80s was at the amusement arcade at the Pier Bandstand on Saturday...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported street robbery in Weymouth

    23 February 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged street robbery in Weymouth. At around 10.05pm on Monday 11 December 2017, police received a report that a 50-year-old local man was followed by a group of men as he walked along King Street and into R...
  • Bournemouth burglar behind bars

    23 February 2018
    A man who burgled a number of homes in Bournemouth has been jailed. Michael Charlton, 40 and of Winchester, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Wednesday 21 February 2018 after pleading guilty to one count of burglary and asking for a further fiv...
  • CCTV appeal following assault in Bournemouth town centre

    23 February 2018
    Officers investigating an assault on two men in Bournemouth town centre have issued a CCTV image of the suspect. At around 10.20pm on Saturday 3 February 2018 the victims – both aged 22 and from Paignton in Devon – were drinking in ...
  • Man jailed for rape and sexual assault in Poole

    23 February 2018
    A man has been jailed for six years for rape and sexual assault in Poole. Anderson Cerqueira, 44 and of West Cliff Road in Bournemouth, was found guilty of rape and two counts of sexual assault at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 21 December 2017.&nbs...
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