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Tweetathon shows varying demand for Dorset Police

30 November 2020
Dorset Police showcased the variety of calls to service made to the Force as part of its 12-hour Tweetathon.The event took place between 2pm on Friday 27 November and 2am on Saturday 28 November 2020 and details of all logged 999 calls, 101 calls and onli...
  • CCTV appeal following knifepoint robberies in Bournemouth

    02 December 2020
    Detectives investigating a number of knifepoint robberies in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to as part of their investigation. Four incidents were reported to have occurred on the night of Tuesday 24 November 2020 ...
  • Carers sentenced for neglect of vulnerable child

    02 December 2020
    Two carers have been sentenced for the neglect of a vulnerable child they were employed to look after. Debora Nelson Simoes Nunes-Filho, aged 36 and of Mountbatten Gardens, Bournemouth, and Katie Clark, aged 43 and of Foxholes Road, Poole, appeared at Bo...
  • Appeal for information after elderly woman bitten by dog in East Dorset

    02 December 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after an elderly woman was bitten by a dog in East Dorset. At around 2pm on Monday 23 November 2020 a woman aged in her 70s was out walking with her granddaughter in a field near to Bottl...
  • Appeal for information following criminal damage in North Dorset

    01 December 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following criminal damage to road signs at a village in North Dorset. Dorset Police received a report at around 11.15am on Monday 30 November 2020 relating to damage to road signs at the ...
  • Drink and drug drivers targeted in Christmas Crackdown

    01 December 2020
    Dorset Police is running the annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign from Tuesday 1 December 2020 through to Friday 1 January 2021.    Officers want to raise awareness of the inherent dangers involved in drink and drug driving by encour...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

    01 December 2020
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 8.30pm on Sunday 29 November 2020 a collision occurred in Rodwell Avenue in which a pa...
  • Missing man from Bournemouth located

    30 November 2020
    Officers searching for a man who went missing from Bournemouth are pleased to confirm he has been located. Brett North, 41, was last in contact with friends and family just before 5pm on Sunday 29 November 2020. Following enquiries by officers, he has n...
  • Man jailed following attempted robbery at newsagents in Bournemouth

    30 November 2020
    A man has been jailed following an attempted knifepoint robbery at a newsagents in Bournemouth. Benjamin Thabo Carruthers, 40 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday 24 November 2020 to a total of four years and 10 mont...
  • CCTV appeal following theft and fraudulent card use in Poole

    30 November 2020
    Officers investigating the theft and subsequent fraudulent use of a bank card in Poole are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. At around midday on Saturday 7 November 2020 the victim discovered that their purse had been stolen. They...
  • Appeal following attempted robbery in Blandford

    28 November 2020
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery in Blandford. At around 7pm on Thursday 26 November 2020 the victim – a local woman aged in her 40s – was approached by an unkno...
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