Witness appeal following road traffic collisions on Portland30 June 2017
Officers are appealing for witnesses following two road traffic collisions on the Portland Beach Road. The first collision occurred at around 11.35pm yesterday, Thursday 29 June 2017, and involved a blue Honda motorcycle and a red Peugeot 308. The ambul...
Former north Dorset headteacher sentenced for false accounting30 June 2017
A former headteacher of a north Dorset school who paid £3,300 in school funds into his personal bank account has been sentenced. David Jerome De Silva, 39 and of Organford Road in Poole, appeared before Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday 6 June 201...
Road traffic collision on Portland - witness appeal29 June 2017
Officers investigating a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the Portland Beach Road are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Dorset Police was informed of the incident at 11.25pm on Wednesday 28 June 2017. The collision involved a blue BMW, being...
Witness appeal following alleged robberies in Bournemouth29 June 2017
Detectives investigating reports of two robberies in Bournemouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Police received reports of two robberies that occurred in the Slades Farm area on the path between the pavilion building and a nearby wooded...
Update - appeal to help find missing man from the Dorchester area29 June 2017
Dorset Police is working alongside colleagues from Hampshire Police and the coroner to identify the body of a man discovered off the coast of the Isle of Wight yesterday, Wednesday 28 June 2017. Although formal identification has not taken place, officer...
Renewed appeal following fatal road traffic collision on Portland29 June 2017
Officers are renewing their appeal after a man died following a collision on the Portland Beach Road. Dorset Police was informed of the incident at 11.25pm on Wednesday 28 June 2017. The collision involved a blue BMW, being driven by a 49-year-old man, ...
Appeal following incident of harassment in Weymouth28 June 2017
Officers investigating a report of harassment in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. They are particularly keen to hear from members of the public who attempted to help the victim during the incident, which occurred in the town centre a...
Inmate sentenced for assault on prison officers28 June 2017
An inmate who assaulted two prison officers has been jailed for a further four months. Joshua Richards, aged 25, was convicted for the assaults following trial at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 22 June 2017. The case related to an inciden...
Witness appeal after reported street robbery in Christchurch28 June 2017
Detectives are appealing for information after a man was reportedly knocked unconscious and robbed in Christchurch. The incident happened in the early hours of Monday 26 June 2017. A 32-year-old Christchurch man left The Boathouse on Quay Road at around ...
Witness appeal after racially-aggravated criminal damage in Bournemouth28 June 2017
Dorset Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident of racially-aggravated criminal damage in Bournemouth. Officers discovered that offensive graffiti targeted at the Polish community had been sprayed across the Riviera Pub on Christchurch Roa...
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