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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 – 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...
  • CCTV appeal after threats made at Bournemouth shop

    21 February 2018
    Officers are releasing CCTV images of a suspect following threats made in a shop in Bournemouth. It was reported that a man carrying a kitchen knife was threatening people at a shop on Windham Road. The incident occurred at around 7.25pm on Sunday 18 Fe...
  • Dealer jailed for drug supply offences

    21 February 2018
    A dealer found in possession of class A drugs following a safeguarding visit by officers in Dorchester has been jailed. Warren Easterbrook, aged 25 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thur...
  • Missing woman from Christchurch found

    21 February 2018
    Officers searching for a woman from the Christchurch area can confirm she has been found safe and well. Lillian Ballard returned home yesterday, Tuesday 21 February 2018. We would like to thank everyone for sharing the appeal. ...
  • Man jailed following stabbing in Poole

    20 February 2018
    A man has been jailed following a stabbing in Poole. Rory John O’Leary, aged 21 and of Belben Road in Poole, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Wednesday 14 February 2017 to a total of three years and three months in prison. He admitted c...
  • Two men sentenced for destroying bat roosts in Ferndown

    19 February 2018
    A property developer and demolition company manager who admitted destroying roosts for protected species of bats have been sentenced at court. Developer Christopher Wilson, of Avante Ltd, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court for sentencing on Friday 16 Fe...
  • Man convicted of attempted murder in Bournemouth

    19 February 2018
    A man who slashed a teenager’s throat with a knife in Bournemouth town centre has been convicted of attempted murder. Kevin Barry Boyle, aged 60, was found guilty of the charge today, Monday 19 February 2018, following a six-day trial at Winchester...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure incident in Broadstone

    19 February 2018
    Officers investigating an indecent exposure incident in the Broadstone area of Poole are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 7.10am on Thursday 15 February 2018 a woman drove out of the car park on Grange Road when she saw a man indecently...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    19 February 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in Poole. At approximately 3.30pm on Monday 12 February 2018 a 16-year-old local boy riding a moped was stopped at the junction of Ringwood Road and Rossmore Road wai...
  • Update – Witness appeal following reported assault in Weymouth

    16 February 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault in Weymouth. At around 5.10pm on Sunday 24 December 2017 Dorset Police was called to reports of a disturbance in King Street. Officers attended and found two injured men outside the Eats and ...
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