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March 2018  

  • Update – witness appeal following fatal collision in Wareham

    30 March 2018
    A man arrested in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Wareham has been released under investigation. At 8.43am yesterday, Thursday 29 March 2018, Dorset Police was called to a report of a road traffic collision in North Street. The collisi...
  • Residents are alerted to a fraud in Dorset

    29 March 2018
    Dorset Police has been alerted to reports of individuals being contacted and told that a loved one has been involved in an accident and is in need of surgery, for which they have to pay for. Two reports have been received in which the caller, described a...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Wareham

    29 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the death of a three-year-old boy in Wareham. At 8.43am today, Thursday 29 March 2018, Dorset Police was called to a report of a road traffic collision in North Street. The collision involve...
  • Witness appeal following theft from a store in Charmouth

    29 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the theft of items from a shop in Charmouth. At 2.30pm on Monday 26 March 2018 a man is reported to have stolen a camping stove and sleeping bag from Dorset Leisure Centre on Newlands Bridge....
  • Further update – drug incident in Bournemouth

    29 March 2018
    A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with a drug incident in Bournemouth has accepted a youth conditional caution. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017 following reports that a 14-year-old girl had falle...
  • Witness appeal after vehicle failed to stop for officers in Lytchett Matravers

    28 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a vehicle failed to stop for officers in Lytchett Matravers. At around 5.45pm yesterday, Tuesday 27 March 2018, officers requested that a black and silver Nissan 4x4 stop on High Street. The vehi...
  • Prolific shoplifter behind bars

    28 March 2018
    A prolific shoplifter who committed a string of offences across Poole and Bournemouth has been jailed for a year. Steven Ian Catling, aged 27 and of no fixed abode, appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 27 March and admitted 11 shopliftin...
  • Appeal after reported affray at Bournemouth bar

    28 March 2018
    Officers investigating a reported affray at a bar in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The incident occurred at Felson's Bar on Old Christchurch Road at around 11.40pm on Monday 26 March 2018. It was reported that a verbal argumen...
  • Witness appeal following theft and attempted theft incidents in West Dorset

    28 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following two theft-related incidents in West Dorset. The first incident occurred at around 12.30pm today, Wednesday 28 March 2018, in New Look, South Street, Dorchester. The victim, a woman aged in h...
  • Inmate who threw faeces at prison officer jailed for further 14 months

    28 March 2018
    An inmate who threw faeces at a prison officer has been jailed for a further 14 months. Mohammed Omar, 21, pleaded guilty at Bournemouth Crown Court to administering a poison or noxious thing with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy and criminal damage. ...
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