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  • Man who coughed at officers is jailed

    03 April 2020
    A man who coughed and sneezed toward police officers and said ‘have some of the coronavirus’ has been jailed. Martin Barry Turner, aged 50 and of Capstone Place in Bournemouth, was sentenced to 24 weeks in custody at Poole Magistrates’ ...
  • Theft from shop in Christchurch – CCTV appeal

    03 April 2020
    Officers investigating a theft from Superdrug in Christchurch are issuing a CCTV image of two people they would like to speak to. At around 4.50pm on Friday 7 February 2020 a man and a woman entered Superdrug on the High Street and selected electronic to...
  • Tribute to Dorset Police Sergeant Ian Woodward

    03 April 2020
    Tributes have been paid to serving Dorset Police Sergeant Ian Woodward who very sadly died in Bournemouth after a period of illness.Ian, who was 56 years old, died at his home just before 10am on Monday 30 March 2020.He had been unwell since Christmas and...
  • CCTV appeal following sexual assault in Christchurch

    03 April 2020
    Officers investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Christchurch are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. The incident occurred at around 2am on Sunday 15 March 2020. The victim - a 19-year-old woman - had spent an evening in Soho...
  • Update – missing Bovington teenager located

    02 April 2020
    Officers searching for missing Bovington teenager Kelevi Rakautoga are pleased to confirm he has been located. Kelevi, aged 17, was reported missing having left his home address at 10am on Wednesday 26 February 2020. Following enquiries by officers, he ...
  • CCTV appeal following theft from shop in Poole

    02 April 2020
    Officers investigating the theft of jewellery from H Samuel in the Dolphin Centre in Poole are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 3.15pm on Wednesday 12 February 2020 a man entered the store and browsed the jewellery for...
  • Image appeal following assault in Christchurch

    01 April 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Christchurch are issuing an image of a man they would like to speak to. The incident occurred at around 9.45pm on Saturday 8 February 2020 in Lancer Close. The victim, a man aged in his 30s, approached a man who he be...
  • Witness appeal after alleged dangerous driving incident in North Dorset

    01 April 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged dangerous driving incident in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that, at around 2pm on Tuesday 31 March 2020, a black BMW 3 series was seen to drive dang...
  • Update in relation to reported burglary at salon in Bournemouth

    01 April 2020
    Two men arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a salon in Bournemouth will face no further police action. A report was received at 3.14pm on Monday 17 February that a burglary had occurred at The Venue Beauty and Hair Salon on Wallisdown Roa...
  • CCTV appeal following robbery in Poole

    01 April 2020
    Officers are issuing a CCTV image of someone they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Poole. At around 7.25pm on Wednesday 4 March 2020 a woman aged in her 80s was walking through the service road which leads to Kingland Crescent after...
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