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May 2017  

  • Update: Appeal after alleged burglary in Ferndown

    31 May 2017
    Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged burglary in Ferndown. An investigation was launched following reports of a shed being broken into overnight between Thursday 20 April and Friday 21 April 2017. It was reported that a chain saw, le...
  • Witness appeal after report of sexual assault in Bournemouth

    31 May 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after reports that a woman was sexually assaulted in Bournemouth. A 19-year-old local woman was walking in Coach House Place under the A338 flyover when she was reportedly grabbed by an unknown man, pulled to the ...
  • Dorset Police to name those caught drink driving during summer campaign

    01 June 2017
    Today sees the launch of the Dorset Police summer drink and drug driving campaign which is set to run until Friday 30 June. Drivers are being reminded that the consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be devastating and those c...
  • Update - appeal to find missing Poole woman

    30 May 2017
    Officers searching for missing Poole woman Kerry Curtis are pleased to say she has returned home safe and well. We would like to thank everyone for sharing our appeal. ...
  • Investigation into death of woman in Bournemouth

    30 May 2017
    Dorset Police is investigating the death of a woman in Bournemouth. Police were called to a house along Northey Road in Bournemouth at 10.18pm on Friday 26 May 2017 following reports that a woman was found unresponsive in a garden pond. Officers and par...
  • National security threat level reduced from critical to severe

    27 May 2017
    In a statement on behalf of Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police,Assistant Chief Constable Sharon Taylor, said: “As people will be aware, the Prime Minister has now reduced the national security threat level from critical to severe. &ldquo...
  • Bournemouth drug dealer jailed

    25 May 2017
    A Bournemouth drug dealer has been jailed for two years. Marcin Janaszczak, aged 32 and of Southcote Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 11 May 2017 after admitting two offences of possessing class A drugs with inten...
  • Further police reassurance in relation to rise in UK threat level

    25 May 2017
    Assistant Chief Constable Russ Middleton said: “In response to the recent change in the threat level to critical, armed officers from Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police will be seen out and about in our communities, throughout both Force ar...
  • Further appeal after series of motorcycle thefts and thefts from cars in Weymouth and Portland

    25 May 2017
    Officers in Weymouth and Portland are issuing advice to residents following a series of motorbike thefts and a spate of thefts from cars. There have been more than 20 incidents in the area since the start of April and officers are appealing for anyone wi...
  • Man jailed for three years following knifepoint robbery on a taxi driver

    24 May 2017
    A man has been jailed for three years for robbing a taxi driver at knifepoint in Bournemouth after he was identified via a CCTV appeal. Jack Harradine, 23 and of Rushey Green, Catford, London, was jailed at Bournemouth Crown Court on Monday 8 May 2017 af...
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