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Woman who failed to stop at the scene of a fatal collision sentenced

13 September 2018
A woman who admitted failing to stop at the scene of a collision in which a pedestrian died has been sentenced. Melissa Lewis, 47 and of Pound Close in Charminster, Dorchester, appeared at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Wednesday 12 Septemb...
  • CCTV appeal after assault on blind man in Poole

    20 September 2018
    Officers investigating an assault on a blind man in Poole are releasing a CCTV image of the suspect. The incident happened at around 5.55pm on Tuesday 21 August 2018 at Candy Choccy Bar on Lower Blandford Road in Broadstone. The victim - a man aged...
  • Appeal after theft of four bicycles in Shaftesbury

    19 September 2018
    Officers investigating the theft of four bicycles in Shaftesbury are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. On Monday 10 September 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a burglary to a shed at a property in the area of S...
  • CCTV appeal following theft of guitar and mixer from Bournemouth store

    19 September 2018
    Officers investigating the theft of a guitar and mix performer from Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect. At around 5.10pm on Thursday 2 August 2018 a man entered Absolute Music on Ringwood Road on the Knighton Heath Industrial Estate and ...
  • Renewed appeal following fatal collision in Bournemouth

    18 September 2018
    Officers are renewing their appeal for witnesses to a fatal collision in Bournemouth. At around 2.30pm on Sunday 9 September 2018, the collision occurred on Ringwood Road outside the Turbary Retail Park involving a green Kawasaki motorcycle and a pedestr...
  • Renewed public appeal to find wanted Bournemouth man

    18 September 2018
    Detectives are renewing their appeal for help from the public to find a wanted Bournemouth man. An appeal was issued by officers searching for Peter James Evans, aged 29, who is wanted to breaching the terms of his licence. Evans was released from priso...
  • Update - two men charged following reported burglary in Bournemouth

    18 September 2018
    Officers investigating a reported burglary in Bournemouth have charged two men. Sometime between 10.20am and 10.45am on Monday 3 September 2018 it is alleged access was gained at an address in Wheaton Road after the owner had gone out for a short period....
  • Robbery in Weymouth – witness appeal

    17 September 2018
    Officers investigating the robbery of a 17-year-old boy in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The incident occurred at approximately 2.45pm on Friday 14 September 2018 as the victim was walking through an alleyway linking Derby Street ...
  • CCTV appeal following theft of bikes in Bournemouth

    17 September 2018
    Officers investigating the theft of two bicycles from a sports club in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of the suspects. At around 5.45pm on Tuesday 4 September 2018 two men entered the grounds of the West Hants Club on Roslin Road South and used bolt...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    17 September 2018
    Detectives investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred between 12.50pm and 1.30pm on Wednesday 12 September 2018 in a wooded area of Meyrick Park, near to the golf c...
  • Woman sentenced following fatal collision in Swanage

    17 September 2018
    A woman has been sentenced following a fatal collision that killed a 70-year-old pedestrian in Swanage. Gillian Richings, 68 and of Victoria Avenue in Swanage, pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving at Poole Magistrates' Court on Friday 14 S...
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