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Man admits killing his elderly step-grandfather in Poole

24 June 2019
A man has pleaded guilty to killing his 82-year-old step-grandfather in Poole. Matty Locks, 26 and of Ashley Road in Poole, appeared at Winchester Crown Court today, Monday 24 June 2019, and pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Charles Taylor on the gro...
  • Serious injury collision in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    26 June 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist sustained serious injuries following a collision in Bournemouth. Just after 5pm today, Wednesday 26 June 2019, officers were called to reports of a serious road traffic collision on Hol...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Blandford

    26 June 2019
    Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Blandford. Dorset Police was called at 4.05pm today, Wednesday 26 June 2019, by the fire service to reports of a single vehicle collision involving a silver Ford Focu...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported burglaries in North Dorset

    26 June 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with two reported reported burglaries in North Dorset. Officers issued an appeal for information and crime prevention advice yesterday, Tuesday 25 June 2019, following eight reports of burglaries in North Dorset betwe...
  • Image appeal following theft of car in Shaftesbury

    26 June 2019
    Officers investigating the theft of a car from Shaftesbury are issuing an image of the vehicle and asking for witnesses to come forward. At around 4pm on Wednesday 19 June 2019 a Peugeot 206 with the registration LG56 CNY was stolen from the Westminster ...
  • Bikes recovered in Weymouth – photo appeal

    26 June 2019
    Officers are issuing images of three suspected stolen bikes that were recovered in Weymouth and appealing for the owners to come forward. On Friday 21 June 2019 a 40-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a bicycle in the area of Ranela...
  • Update – appeal to find missing man from Bournemouth

    26 June 2019
    Officers searching for Kyle Deighan, who went missing from Bournemouth, are pleased to confirm he has been found safe and well. Kyle, aged 19, was reported missing from an address in the town at 5.15pm on Friday 21 June 2019. Following searches by offic...
  • CCTV appeal following shoplifting incident in Christchurch

    25 June 2019
    Officers investigating a shoplifting incident in Christchurch are issuing CCTV images of the suspect.  At around 2.50pm on Friday 21 June 2019 a man entered Currys on Stony Lane, selected two pairs of headphones and concealed them in his trousers. W...
  • Update – further arrests in connection with reported stabbings in Bournemouth

    25 June 2019
    Detectives investigating an incident in which two men reportedly suffered stab wounds in Bournemouth town centre have made five further arrests. The incident occurred at around 12.45am on Saturday 15 June 2019 in a pedestrianised area of Old Christchurch...
  • Two arrests made in connection with burglaries in North Dorset

    25 June 2019
    Officers investigating a series of reported burglaries in North Dorset have arrested two people and are issuing crime prevention advice to residents. Between Friday 14 June and Monday 24 June 2019 eight burglaries occurred in the north of the county. Th...
  • Man jailed for knifepoint robberies in Bournemouth

    25 June 2019
    A man who robbed two taxi drivers at knifepoint in Bournemouth has been jailed for six-and-a-half years. Kyrin Lane, aged 29 and of Fairfield Road, Wimborne, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Monday 24 June 2019 after admitting two counts of ro...
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