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Man found guilty of raping girl on Portland

18 September 2020
A man has been found guilty of raping an 11-year-old girl on Portland. James Connell Loveman, aged 23 and of Portland, was convicted of charges of rape and assault by penetration on Friday 18 September 2020 following a trial at Bournemouth Crown Court. ...
  • Serious injury collision near Dorchester – witness appeal

    23 September 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward following a serious injury collision near Dorchester. Dorset Police was called at 2.41pm on Wednesday 23 September 2020 to a report of a single vehicle collision...
  • Photo appeal following theft of motorcycle on Portland

    23 September 2020
    Officers are issuing a photo of a motorcycle that was stolen from Portland and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.05pm on Tuesday 15 September 2020 a black KTM 990 Superduke motorcycle with the registration EU57 KPE w...
  • CCTV appeal following distraction theft in Boscombe

    23 September 2020
    Officers investigating a distraction theft in Boscombe are issuing an image of a woman they would like to speak to. At around 11am on Thursday 3 September the victim – a woman aged in her 60s who uses a wheelchair – was outside the entrance t...
  • Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Ferndown

    22 September 2020
    Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At 3.40pm on Tuesday 22 September 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a blue ...
  • Fraudster jailed for more than 30 offences

    22 September 2020
    An online fraudster who admitted a total of 33 offences has been sentenced to 32 months in prison. James Lawrence Knight, aged 29 and of Fenway Close in Wimborne, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 18 September 2020 after admitting 14 cha...
  • Appeal for information following burglaries Weymouth

    22 September 2020
    Officers investigating a series of break-ins at an industrial estate in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 9pm on Sunday 20 September and 3am on Monday 21 September 2020 five commercial premises on th...
  • Witness appeal following burglaries in Bournemouth

    22 September 2020
    Detectives investigating a series of burglaries in the Talbot Wood area of Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Four break-ins were reported to have occurred at addresses on Dulsie Road, Alyth Road and Rosli...
  • Reported dog stolen from West Parley – two men arrested

    22 September 2020
    Officers investigating reports a dog was stolen from West Parley say two men have been arrested and the dog has been reunited with its owners. On the morning of Friday 18 September 2020 the dog’s owner was cutting the grass at an address on Longfie...
  • Update in relation to reported suspicious incident in Poole

    22 September 2020
    Following a detailed investigation, officers investigating reports of a suspicious incident at a play park in Poole say they are satisfied no offences have been committed. It was reported that at around 11.45am on Friday 14 August 2020 a woman was pushin...
  • CCTV appeal following theft in Poole

    21 September 2020
    Officers investigating a theft in Poole and subsequent fraudulent use of a bank card are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. The victim’s wallet and a disc cutter were stolen from a van parked in Corbiere Avenue in the early ...
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