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Summer drink driving campaign – further eight people charged

15 June 2018
A further eight people have been charged with drink driving offences during Dorset Police’s summer drink driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth in June and July. In total 15 people have been charged since the campa...
  • Dorset Police officers nominated for national bravery award

    19 June 2018
    Two Dorset Police officers who were viciously attacked after stopping a man driving erratically have been nominated for a Police Bravery Award. Police Constable Charlotte Harvey and Police Sergeant Simon Kempton have been nominated to win an award at the...
  • Witness appeal after reported theft and robbery in Bournemouth

    18 June 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported theft and a robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The first incident happened at around 7.45pm on Friday 15 June 2018 when it is alleged that a 16-year-old boy was approached near to Bourn...
  • Witness appeal following assault and dangerous driving incident in Weymouth

    18 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault and dangerous driving incident in Weymouth. At 9pm on Saturday 16 June 2018 it was reported that a grey Volkswagen Transporter overtook eight vehicles on Portland Beach Road, close to the Victoria...
  • Witness appeal following reported sexual assault on Bournemouth beach

    18 June 2018
    Detectives investigating a report of a sexual assault on Bournemouth beach are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. A woman aged in her 20s reported that she had been sitting talking to a man on the beach between the pier a...
  • Update - appeal after reports of a drink spiking incident on Bournemouth beach

    18 June 2018
    Detectives investigating reports a woman had her drink spiked on Bournemouth beach have arrested a man. The incident was reported to have occurred sometime between 4.30pm and 6pm on Sunday 10 June 2018 in the area of Alum Chine. The victim - a woman age...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with reported street robbery in Dorchester

    18 June 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported street robbery in Dorchester. Dorset Police received a report that at around 6.15pm on Friday 24 November 2017 a local woman aged in her 70s was walking across the Acland Road car park when sh...
  • Man jailed for Weymouth burglaries

    18 June 2018
    A man who burgled two homes in Weymouth has been jailed for five years. Geoffrey Brian Conquer, aged 46 and of Carlton Road North in Weymouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 15 June 2018 after admitting two charges of burglary and fou...
  • Update - Public appeal to find missing man from Shaftesbury

    18 June 2018
    We are pleased to say a man who went missing from Shaftesbury has been found safe and well. Phillip Poolman, 52, went missing from his home address in Mampitts Lane at around 1pm on Monday 28 May 2018. He was reported missing on Monday 11 June 2018. ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    16 June 2018
    Detectives investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around 6.35pm on Friday 15 June 2018 on the cycle path that runs between the A338 and Queens Park near Coo...
  • Renewed public appeal to locate wanted Bournemouth man

    15 June 2018
    Detectives searching for a man who is wanted for breaching his licence conditions are renewing their appeal for the public’s help. Alan Patrick Jenkins, 52 and of Bournemouth, was released from prison on Friday 16 September 2016 after serving part ...
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