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October 2017  

  • Man jailed for assault in Bournemouth

    31 October 2017
    A shoplifter who bit a man outside a store in Bournemouth has been jailed. Aaron Beau Hoey, aged 38 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced to 12 months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 26 October 2017 after admitting charges of assault occa...
  • Dorset Police welcomes first inspector through the Direct Entry programme

    31 October 2017
    Today, 31 October 2017, Dorset Police welcomes Julie Howe, the first person to join the Force through the Direct Entry programme. The programme allows candidates from outside policing to join the service at certain ranks and offers the opportunity to wide...
  • Rogue traders jailed for conning elderly Wimborne woman out of £120,000

    30 October 2017
    Four rogue traders have been jailed after conning an elderly Wimborne woman out of her £120,000 life savings. John Hart, aged 61 and of Hannington Place in Bournemouth, Daniel Baker, 40 and of Cartwright Close in Bournemouth, Philip Budden, 37 and ...
  • Witness appeal after road traffic collision in Lytchett Minster

    28 October 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a collision between a car and a church wall in Lytchett Minster. Police were called at 10.11am today, Saturday 28 October 2017, to reports that a silver Vauxhall Astra had collided with the perimeter wall at Lyt...
  • Update - appeal to find wanted man in Bournemouth

    28 October 2017
    Officers have arrested a man following a wanted appeal in Bournemouth. Volkan Ertas, 23 and of no fixed abode, was wanted in connection with two separate Dorset Police investigations into burglary and threats to cause damage in Bournemouth. He was also...
  • Police warning following spate of thefts from motor vehicles in Weymouth and Portland

    27 October 2017
    Detectives investigating a spate of thefts from motor vehicles in Weymouth and Portland arereminding people not to leave valuables in their unattended vehicles. Over the past week there have been 15 reports of thefts from motor vehicles in Weymouth alone...
  • Witness appeal following suspected arson in Weymouth

    26 October 2017
    Officers investigating a suspected arson in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm yesterday, Wednesday 25 October 2017, Dorset Police received a report of a fire at a derelict wooden shed at Castle...
  • Update – drug incident in Bournemouth

    26 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...
  • Woman jailed for causing fatal road traffic collision near Blandford

    26 October 2017
    A woman who admitted causing a fatal road traffic collision near Blandford that claimed the life of her three-year-old daughter has been jailed for six years and four months. Alanda Jane Pike, aged 34 and of Shaftesbury, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crow...
  • Man given Criminal Behaviour Order for series of vehicle thefts in Poole

    26 October 2017
    A man who admitted a series of thefts from vehicles in Poole has been given a Criminal Behaviour Order. Daniel Upson, aged 42 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 25 October 2017 after admitting three charge...
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