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  • Crackdown on suspected county lines drug dealers in Dorset

    21 May 2019
    Officers in Dorset have taken part in a week of action to disrupt the activity of suspected county lines drug dealers in Dorset. A week of intensification, part of a national effort, saw officers make a total of 34 arrests and carry out five warrants as ...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of drug dealing offences in Boscombe

    20 May 2019
    A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing offences in Boscombe. At approximately 1.40am on Thursday 16 May 2019 officers were called by town centre CCTV operators to reports of alleged drug dealing taking place near the Royal Arcade on Christc...
  • County lines drug dealer jailed

    30 April 2019
    A drug dealer involved in a county lines drug supply network in Weymouth has been jailed for nearly five years. Oyin Konsola Fakoya, aged 22 and of Griffin Road, Woolwich, London, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 5 April 2019 for two of...
  • More than £58,000 worth of drugs and cash has been seized by Dorset Police during a crackdown week on suspected ‘county lines’ dealers.

    04 February 2019
    Between Monday 21 and Friday 25 January 2019, 38 people were arrested on suspicion of drug-related offences during a week of targeted action. Of these arrests, five were juveniles and are being safeguarded by partner agencies. Safe and well checks were ...
  • How to spot county lines across our transport networks

    21 January 2019
    Today, 21 January 2019, Dorset Police has launched the next phase of their campaign to raise awareness of dangerous drug networks - known as “county lines” - and how members of the public can help spot the signs of criminal exploitation happen...
  • Two men arrested in connection with drugs warrant near Dorchester

    09 January 2019
    Two men have been arrested after officers executed a drugs warrant near Dorchester. At around 8.55am today, Wednesday 9 January 2019, officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team with support from other colleagues carried out the warrant at two properti...
  • Further arrest made after second Xanax drug warrant in Dorchester

    22 November 2018
    Dorset Police has arrested a second man following a further drug warrant in Dorchester regarding the suspected supply of the drug Xanax. Officers from Dorchester and Weymouth Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPT) executed the warrant under the Misuse of Dru...
  • Arrest made following Xanax drug warrant in Dorchester

    16 November 2018
    Police have made an arrest following a drug warrant in Dorchester regarding the suspected supply of the drug Xanax. Officers from Dorchester and Weymouth Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPT) executed the warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address ...
  • Man arrested following drugs warrant in Bridport

    16 November 2018
    A man has been arrested after officers carried out a drugs warrant in Bridport. At around 5.50pm on Thursday 15 November 2018 officers executed a warrant at an address in the Bradpole area of the town. During a search of the premises a quantity of suspe...
  • Warning to young people over use of Xanax

    02 November 2018
    Police are warning young people in the Poole and Purbeck areas over the dangers of misusing the drug Xanax. Xanax, the brand name for the drug alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine - a controlled medicate used in some parts of the world to treat anxiety. It is...
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