Warning as two people taken ill after taking substance04 March 2018
Police are warning the public of the dangers of a pill known as ‘Blue Punisher’ after two people were taken ill after using the substance. Dorset Police received information from the South Western Ambulance Service that two people had been tr...
Dealer jailed for drug supply offences21 February 2018
A dealer found in possession of class A drugs following a safeguarding visit by officers in Dorchester has been jailed. Warren Easterbrook, aged 25 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thur...
Police day of action in West Dorset08 November 2017
Officers across Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport have taken part in a day of action to disrupt suspected drug gangs and safeguard vulnerable people in the area. On Monday 6 November 2017 police officers targeted over 60 addresses in Bridport, Dorchester...
Update – drug incident in Bournemouth26 October 2017
A 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with a suspected drug incident in Bournemouth has been released under investigation. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017, after reports that a 14-year-old girl had f...
Appeal after drug incident in Bournemouth25 October 2017
Detectives are appealing for information after a 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital following a suspected drug incident in Bournemouth. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm yesterday, Tuesday 24 October 2017, after reports the gir...
Man charged following drugs warrant in Bournemouth19 October 2017
A man arrested following a drugs warrant executed in Bournemouth is due to appear in court. On Friday 7 April 2017 officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address in Tregonwell Road, Bournemouth. A 45-year-old Bournemouth man was...
Drug dealers ordered to pay £305,000 under Proceeds of Crime legislation10 May 2017
Three drug dealers who were jailed after officers discovered a cannabis factory in a garage in Poole have been ordered to pay more than £305,000. David Hugh Cameron, aged 60 and of Poole, was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday 19 November...
Warning over potentially fatal drugs in Dorset07 April 2017
Detectives are advising the public of the potentially fatal consequences of using illicit and non-prescribed drugs in Dorset. A number of drug-related deaths have been reported in the county in recent weeks. Since Tuesday 14 March 2017 there have been t...
Seven people arrested following drug warrants in Weymouth03 April 2017
Seven people have been arrested after warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act were carried out in Weymouth. Detectives working with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team executed warrants at three addresses in the town on Thursday 30 March. Searches were...
Update: Man charged following drug warrants in Bournemouth16 March 2017
A man has been charged in connection with warrants executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Bournemouth. Officers executed warrants at two addresses off Jewell Road on Thursday 15 September 2016 following community intelligence about the alleged product...
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