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Murder investigation in Bournemouth - update

17 July 2016
The four people arrested in relation to the murder investigation into the death of 17-year-old Jack Gudge have been released on police bail. Officers were called to reports of a fight outside Tesco Express on Wimborne Road in Winton at around 12.55am on ...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision near Blandford

    27 July 2016
    The motorcyclist who died in a fatal collision near Blandford has been named by his family. At 10.50am on Sunday 24 July 2016 officers were called to the incident at Spetisbury involving a red and black Suzuki motorcycle and a silver Honda Civic car. Th...
  • Joint operation targets drugs and organised crime

    27 July 2016
    Dorset Police has targeted people suspected of being involved in the supply of drugs in Weymouth and a suspected organised crime group in Poole, as part of a joint operation with Devon & Cornwall Police. Operation Allied Wolf, which focused on drugs ...
  • Witness appeal after fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    26 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail-to-stop collision in Poole. A cyclist was riding from Broadstone and traveled around the roundabout at the junction with Longmeadow Lane. A grey Mazda convertible was coming from Upton Road and failed ...
  • Witness appeal after reported assault in Poole

    26 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a reported assault in Poole - with one man being arrested. David Waters, 34 and of Poole, had been socialising in the Red Lion pub on Saturday 11 June 2016 during the En...
  • Dorset Police ask you to think before you call 101

    26 July 2016
    Dorset Police need your help to improve the 101 service. Please, think before calling. If you have something to report, which isn't happening now, consider using the Do It Online service on the website. This may be a suspicious incident or something that ...
  • Over four in 10 parents in the South West think their child is safer playing outside than online

    26 July 2016
    • Over a third (36%) of parents in the South West have no parental controls in place to try and keep their children safe online • Of those proactive parents using controls, two thirds (66%) will block their children from inappropriate content, a...
  • Serious road traffic collision on A350 - update

    25 July 2016
    A motorcyclist involved in a road traffic collision on the A350 near Blandford on Sunday has sadly died from his injuries. At 10.50am on Sunday 24 July 2016 officers were called to the incident at Spetisbury involving a red and black Suzuki motorcyc...
  • Man sentenced for the manslaughter of Elliot Handley

    25 July 2016
    A man has been sentenced for manslaughter following the death of Elliot Handley in Dorchester last year. Simon Alexander Bennett, 44 and of Dorchester, appeared at Winchester Crown Court today, Monday 25 July 2016. He was detained for further treatment ...
  • Witness appeal after fail-to-stop collision near Shaftesbury

    25 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail-to-stop collision near Shaftesbury. The incident happened at around 9.30am on Tuesday 19 July 2016 between a pedestrian and a car on Bittles Green in Motcombe near to Motcombe Garage. The victim - a Wi...
  • Update - Warning as two women seriously ill after taking substances

    25 July 2016
    One man has been arrested following an incident in which two young women fell seriously ill after taking a drug called ‘Golden Monkey’ which is believed to be a form of ecstasy. At 8.23am on Sunday 24 July 2016 it was reported to Dorset Polic...
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