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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...
  • 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...
  • Development in investigation into the death of Louella Fletcher-Michie at Bestival

    22 February 2018
    Detectives investigating the death of a woman at Bestival have re-arrested 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 h...
  • Witness appeal following collision in Weymouth

    22 February 2018
    Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018 a member of the public reported witnessing a collision on Littlemoor Road invo...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious incident in Gillingham

    22 February 2018
    Officers are appealing for a Good Samaritan to come forward following a suspicious incident in Gillingham. At around 5am on Friday 16 February 2018 a woman was walking along High Street when one or two men approached her. She felt someone touch her shoul...
  • Update – man due to appear in court in connection with alleged burglary in Dorchester

    21 February 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged burglary in Dorchester. Dorset Police received a report of a burglary at an address in Prospect Road sometime between midnight and 2.40am on Sunday 3 December 2017. It was reported that three...
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