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Men jailed in connection with stabbings in Boscombe

11 June 2019
Two Bournemouth men are behind bars in connection with two separate stabbing attacks in the same month in Boscombe. Nicholas David Pike, also known as Nicholas Kelly, 32 and of Palmerston Road, and John Paul Williams, 28 and of Christchurch Road, were se...
  • Bournemouth man behind commercial burglaries in town jailed

    20 June 2019
    A Bournemouth man who admitted committing a string of commercial burglaries in the town is behind bars. Lewis Gibson, 38 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Swindon Crown Court on Monday 17 June 2019 after pleading guilty to five counts of burglary a...
  • Alleged shoplifting incident in Broadstone – man due in court

    20 June 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged shoplifting incident in Broadstone. On Thursday 21 March 2019 it is reported a man entered Marks and Spencer Food in Lower Blandford Road on three occasions between 5.15pm and 5.42pm and selec...
  • Update – arrest in connection with reported robbery in Wareham

    20 June 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported robbery in Wareham have made an arrest. It was reported that a local man aged in his 20s was sitting on a bench in North Street with two friends at around 9.10pm on Wednesday 5 June 2019 when they were approached by a ...
  • Update – investigation into the death of Emiliano Sala

    19 June 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of professional footballer Emiliano Sala have confirmed that a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act. Mr Sala’s body was brought to Portland Port in Dorset on Thursday 7 February 20...
  • Renewed CCTV appeal following garage burglaries in North Dorset

    19 June 2019
    Officers investigating two garage burglaries in North Dorset are issuing a CCTV image of one of the suspects. The homeowners were out when the burglary occurred at a property in Manston near Sturminster Newton at around 11.30am on Wednesday 8 May 2019. ...
  • CCTV appeal following distraction theft in Ferndown

    19 June 2019
    Officers investigating a distraction theft in Ferndown are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. At around 4pm on Friday 14 June 2019 the victim, a woman aged in her 70s, left the Tesco store in Pennys Walk having done her shopping. Having unloaded her sh...
  • Update – public appeal after teenage boy from Poole goes missing

    18 June 2019
    Officers searching for a missing teenage boy from Poole are please to confirm he has been found safe and well. Ryan Scott, aged 16, was reported missing just after 1am today, Tuesday 18 June 2019, having last been seen at his home address at around 7.30p...
  • Update - reported indecent exposure incident at Poole Park

    18 June 2019
    A man arrested in connection with a reported indecent exposure incident at Poole Park will face no further police action. At around 5pm on Wednesday 22 May 2019 a woman aged in her 50s reported that a man had indecently exposed himself close to the outdo...
  • Witness appeal following burglaries in North Dorset village

    18 June 2019
    Officers investigating a series of burglaries in a North Dorset village are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. A previous appeal was issued by Dorset Police in relation to a burglary in the Chapel Lane area of Yetminster ...
  • CCTV appeal following shoplifting incident in Bournemouth

    18 June 2019
    Officers investigating a shoplifting incident in a Bournemouth store are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. At around 12.50pm on Tuesday 11 June 2019 a man is reported to have entered TK Maxx on Old Christchurch Road, selected a number of items of cloth...
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