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Jail for dangerous driver who crashed into pedestrian in Bournemouth town centre

16 August 2019
A speeding motorist who mounted the pavement and crashed into a pedestrian causing him serious injuries has been jailed.Asil Abdul Mohammed, 32 and of West Hill Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced to four years in prison following a hearing at Bournemouth ...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported assault in Weymouth

    19 August 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault at a pub in Weymouth. It was reported that at around 8.25pm on Thursday 20 June 2019 an altercation took place at the Duke of Edinburgh pub in St Thomas Street after a man was asked to leave b...
  • Appeal for information following burglary on Portland

    19 August 2019
    Officers investigating the theft of machinery from a quarry site on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 5.30pm on Friday 16 August 2019 and 7am on Saturday 17 August 2019 two breakers for diggers were ...
  • Appeal for information following indecent exposure in Bournemouth

    19 August 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man indecently exposed himself in Bournemouth. At approximately 10pm on Wednesday 14 August 2019 a man indecently exposed himself to a woman who was running in Kings Park near to the cricket pa...
  • Appeal following serious injury collision between Verwood and Ringwood

    18 August 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision on the B3081 between Verwood and Ringwood. At 1.55am on Sunday 18 August 2019 Dorset Police was called by the fire service to reports of a serious collision that ha...
  • Missing Bournemouth teenager found

    17 August 2019
    We are pleased to say missing Bournemouth teenager Alex Clanfield has returned safe and well. The 17-year-old was last seen at around 9am on Tuesday 13 August 2019 at an address in West Hill Road. He was reported missing at 11.14am on Thursday 15 August....
  • Pair sentenced for drug offences in Bournemouth

    15 August 2019
    A drug dealer stopped by officers in Bournemouth town centre has been jailed. Malik Deen, aged 31 and of Cavendish Road, Bournemouth, was sentenced to 42 months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 2 August 2019 after admitting offences of poss...
  • Image appeal following assault in Dorchester

    15 August 2019
    Officers investigating an assault in Dorchester are issuing an image of a woman they would like to speak to. At approximately 3.30pm on Wednesday 14 August 2019 a woman was shopping in Marks & Spencer on South Street when an altercation occurred invo...
  • Racially aggravated incident in Bournemouth – appeal to locate suspect

    15 August 2019
    Officers investigating a racially aggravated public order incident in Bournemouth are appealing for help from the public to locate the suspect. At 9.31pm on Tuesday 23 July 2019 a woman aged in her 40s and from Christchurch was walking along Stourwood Av...
  • Spot the signs of County Lines - police launch campaign to protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs

    15 August 2019
    Dorset Police has launched a campaign urging the public to spot the signs of County Lines and help protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs.  County Lines is the term used to describe urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas, as well as mark...
  • Update – search underway for missing Bridport woman

    15 August 2019
    We are pleased to say missing Bridport woman Louise Barron has been found. The 46-year-old was last seen at her home in Court Orchard Road at 12.15am on Thursday 15 August 2019 when she went to bed. She was reported missing at 3.07am when it was discover...
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