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February 2020  

  • Update - public appeal in search for missing woman from Dorchester

    23 February 2020
    Officers searching for a missing woman from Dorchester are pleased to say she has been found safe and well. Hannah Mugridge, 45, left her home address in Peverell Avenue West in Poundbury at around 9am on Sunday 23 February 2020 and was said to be upset....
  • Further update following serious injury collision near Sherborne

    21 February 2020
    A man who sustained serious injuries during a collision near Sherborne has very sadly died. Dorset Police was called at 3.53pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to a report of a two vehicle collision involving a grey Skoda Roomster and a silver Toyota HiAce pan...
  • Update – appeal to find wanted man

    21 February 2020
    A man wanted on suspicion of a burglary offence has been arrested. An appeal was issued by officers searching for Michael Churchley, aged 35, who was wanted on suspicion of a burglary offence on Thursday 12 December 2019 at Wheels of Dorset on Station Ro...
  • Man wanted in connection with alleged animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth

    21 February 2020
    Officers are appealing for information from the public to help locate a man wanted in connection with an alleged animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth. Jamie Dennis Gordon Hill, also known as Jamie Elsworthy, aged 40 and from Bournemouth, is wanted in c...
  • Dorset Police targets commercial and heavy goods vehicles in safety crackdown

    20 February 2020
    Roads policing officers from Dorset Police carried out an operation on the Ashley Heath interchange on the morning of Thursday 20 February 2020 targeting commercial and heavy goods vehicles.    The operation worked alongside HM Revenue and Customs, Driver...
  • Image appeal following robbery on Portland

    20 February 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a bicycle was stolen on Portland. At around 4pm on Wednesday 19 February 2020 a group of four teenagers approached two teenage boys in Easton Square Gardens and asked t...
  • Man jailed for drug supply offences in Bournemouth

    19 February 2020
    A man who was caught by officers drug dealing in a car in Bournemouth has been jailed. Emmanuel Yamoah, 24 and of Gloucester Road in Tottenham, London, was sentenced to 28 months in prison on Friday 14 February 2020 at Bournemouth Crown Court after plead...
  • Updated – missing Swanage man located

    19 February 2020
    Officers searching for missing Daniel Saunders from Swanage are pleased to update that he has been found. The 35-year-old was reported missing having been last seen on Monday 17 February 2020. Following searches and enquiries by officers, he has now be...
  • Man arrested in connection with reported burglary in North Dorset

    19 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary in North Dorset. It was reported that a burglary occurred between 1am on Saturday 8 February 2020 and 2pm on Sunday 8 February 2020 at Ambassador Pools and Spas near West Stour, with 30 boxes...
  • Update – reported criminal damage to shop in Christchurch

    18 February 2020
    A man has come forward in relation to a reported criminal damage incident at a shop in Christchurch. At around 12.40am on Saturday 1 February 2020 a man allegedly kicked the lower glass panel of a door at Indulge Yourself Dessert Lounge on High Street. ...
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