Update: Public appeal to find missing Weymouth man31 December 2016
At 2.10pm today, Saturday 31 December 2016, Dorset Police received a report of a body having been found in the water off Chesil Beach. The body was recovered and is believed to be that of Adeel Sajid from Weymouth who had last been seen at around midday ...
Dorset police constable receives Queen’s Police Medal Honour30 December 2016
Police Constable Chris Smith has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Police Medal by Her Majesty The Queen as part of her New Year’s Honours due to his passion and endless energy for road safety. PC Smith joined Dorset Police in 1999 after t...
Road closure following serious road traffic collision near Lytchett Matravers30 December 2016
The A35 has been closed near Lytchett Matravers following a serious road traffic collision and motorists are asked to avoid the area. At 1.45pm on Friday 30 December 2016 officers were called to a two vehicle collision at Morden Park Corner. A road clos...
Witness appeal after fatal collision near Lytchett Matravers30 December 2016
Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Lytchett Matravers. At 1.45pm on Friday 30 December 2016 emergency services were called to a two vehicle serious injury collisi...
Protect yourself and your new devices from cyber-crime this festive season29 December 2016
Whether you have got a new gadget for Christmas or you are taking part in the festive sales, Dorset Police is reminding you to stay safe online as part of this year’s Christmas campaign. There are many opportunities offered by the internet, parti...
Renewed appeal for witnesses after Bournemouth burglary29 December 2016
Detectives are renewing their appeal for witnesses after a woman was burgled in Bournemouth - with an image of a stolen ring being released. The incident happened at around 10pm on Thursday 22 December 2016 at a property on Richmond Park Crescent when th...
Missing Bournemouth man found safe and well28 December 2016
We are pleased to say missing elderly Bournemouth man Clive Stevens has been found safe and well in Bournemouth this morning, Wednesday 28 December 2016, He had been reported missing yesterday afternoon as he had not returned to his home. Officers would ...
Update: Public appeal to find a woman missing from Poole28 December 2016
A woman who had gone missing from Poole Hospital on Saturday 24 December 2016 has been found safe and well. Katie Miles has returned to the hospital of her own accord and was seen by officers during the early hours of Tuesday 27 December 2016 to confirm ...
UPDATE: Public appeal to find missing Bournemouth man24 December 2016
We are pleased to say missing Bournemouth man Aaron Worrall has been found safe and well. Aaron, 35, was reported missing from an address in St Swithuns Road South at around 11.15pm yesterday, Friday 23 December 2016. He was located in Bournemouth this ...
UPDATE: Public appeal for wanted Bournemouth man24 December 2016
A man wanted by police for breaching his licence conditions has been located. Paul Jackson, who is 52, was serving a three-year sentence for burglary and was released from prison on Wednesday 28 September 2016. Paul had failed to comply with his licence...
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