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Murder investigation in Weymouth – two men charged

06 April 2020
Detectives investigating the death of a man in Weymouth have charged two men with murder. At 4.13pm on Saturday 4 April 2020 Dorset Police was called to a report of a possible assault at an address on Dorchester Road. Officers attended, along with the a...
  • Man charged with reported burglary offence in Bournemouth

    07 April 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged burglary in Bournemouth. The 40-year-old of Bournemouth is due to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 8 April 2020 charged with burglary. The charge relates to a reported bu...
  • Image appeal following public order incident in Poole

    07 April 2020
    Officers investigating a public order incident at a park in Poole are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to.A woman aged in her 30s was running through Baiter Park with her German Shepherd dog on a lead at around 6.50pm on Sunday 29 March ...
  • Man jailed for burglary in Bournemouth

    07 April 2020
    A man has been jailed for a burglary at a home in Bournemouth. Rhys Curtis Millen, aged 24 and of Cornish Gardens, Bournemouth, was sentenced to 22 months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday 7 April 2020 after admitting a charge of burglary. ...
  • Appeal for information in relation to reported incident involving out of control dogs in East Dorset

    07 April 2020
    Officers investigating an incident involving dogs that were reported to be out of control in East Dorset are appealing for the owner to come forward. At around 10.05am on Wednesday 19 February a woman aged in her 20s and her mother were riding horses alo...
  • Man arrested in connection with reported theft of bicycles at Royal Bournemouth Hospital

    07 April 2020
    Officers investigating the alleged theft of bicycles belonging to staff at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital have arrested a man. Three bicycles were reportedly stolen on Monday 30 March and Tuesday 31 March 2020 from outside the hospital. Following enquir...
  • Update – missing Christchurch woman located

    06 April 2020
    Officers searching for missing Christchurch woman Rachel Fulford are pleased to confirm she has been located. Dorset Police received a report raising concern for the welfare of 30-year-old Rachel at 12.59pm on Monday 6 April 2020.  Following search...
  • Man bitten by dog near Christchurch - public appeal

    06 April 2020
    Officers investigating an incident where a man was bitten by a dog near Christchurch are appealing for information to help identify the owner of the animal involved. A man aged in his 70s had been for a run through Leigh Woods near Burton at around 6.20p...
  • Update – missing Poole girl located

    06 April 2020
    Officers searching for missing Poole girl Shannon Lewis are very pleased to confirm she has returned home safe and well. Shannon, aged 12, was reported missing having last been seen at her home address at around 9.15am on Monday 6 April 2020. Following ...
  • Man sentenced for assault and theft offences in Bournemouth

    06 April 2020
    A man has been sentenced for a series of theft offences and assaulting a shop worker in Bournemouth. Adrian Anthony Lashley, aged 47 and of Christchurch Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 1 April 2020 after ...
  • Appeal for information after woman bitten by dog in North Dorset

    06 April 2020
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to identify the owner of a dog that bit a woman in North Dorset. During the morning of Wednesday 25 March 2020 a local woman aged in her 60s was walking her dog on the North Dorset Trailway, known locall...
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