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January 2017  

  • UPDATE: Appeal to locate convicted murderer from Dorset

    31 January 2017
    A convicted murderer who was wanted by police for breaching his licence conditions has been located. Jamie Frater, 43 and of Weymouth, was jailed for life in 1993 after being convicted of the murder of Geoffrey du Rose in Bournemouth in 1992. He was rele...
  • Witness appeal following alleged burglary in Weymouth

    31 January 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged burglary at a restaurant in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Officers were called at 10.49am on Sunday 29 January 2017 to reports of a burglary at Jasmine Restaurant in Dorchester Road. A quantity ...
  • Witness appeal following reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

    31 January 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a reported armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth. Police were called at 4.27pm today, Tuesday 31 January 2017, to reports of an armed robbery at Franses Jewellers on Westover Road in Bournemouth. It...
  • UPDATE: Owner of mobility scooter found

    31 January 2017
    Officers have located the owner of an abandoned mobility scooter in Poole. Police received a call at around 2pm, Thursday 26 January 2017, reporting that a mobility scooter had been found close to the water’s edge near the Twin Sails Bridge on the ...
  • Be curious and act against child neglect

    30 January 2017
    Local safeguarding children boards, local authorities, NHS and police across Dorset are asking the public to be curious about the signs of neglect to help keep children safe. Child neglect is the most frequent form of child abuse and is the most common r...
  • Man due in court following reported assault in Weymouth

    30 January 2017
    A man has been charged with wounding with intent following a reported assault in Weymouth. Officers were called at 1.02am on Thursday 19 January 2017 to reports of a fight at the junction of Spa Road and Radipole Park Drive involving one man reportedly a...
  • UPDATE: Appeal to locate wanted Bournemouth man

    30 January 2017
    A man wanted by police for breaching his licence conditions has been located. Ross Hillary, 33, had failed to comply with the notification requirements of his licence since being released from prison on Friday 21 October 2016 after serving part of a six-...
  • Jail for man who ploughed into cyclist after reckless driving spree

    30 January 2017
    A man who ploughed into a cyclist and drove off following a reckless driving spree across Bournemouth and Poole has been jailed for five years. Benjamin George, 19 and of Cornish Gardens in Bournemouth, pleaded guilty at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursd...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign results

    30 January 2017
    The annual Christmas drink and drug drive campaign saw Dorset Police target those who drive while under the influence. A total of 554 breath tests were carried out by officers during the Christmas campaign, which ran between Thursday 1 December 2016 and ...
  • Witness appeal after fatal collision in Bournemouth

    29 January 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a single vehicle fatal collision in Bournemouth. Officers were called at around 12.55am on Sunday 29 January 2017 to reports that a black Renault Clio had collided with a wall at Alum Chine car park on Alumhurst R...
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