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  • Summer drink driving campaign – total of 64 people charged

    17 July 2018
    An additional 11 people have been charged with drink driving offences during Dorset Police’s summer drink drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth in July and August. In total 64 people were charged during the campaign...
  • CCTV appeal after theft of mobility scooter in Christchurch

    17 July 2018
    Officers investigating the theft of a mobility scooter in Christchurch are issuing an image of a suspect. The incident took place at a bus stop on Somerford Road at the junction with Dennistoun Avenue at around 12.30pm on Tuesday 10 July 2018. The victi...
  • Tribute to man who died in fatal collision near Bere Regis

    17 July 2018
    The family of a man who died in a fatal collision near Bere Regis has issued a tribute. At 4.40pm on Saturday 14 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a three vehicle collision on the westbound lane of the A35 Dorchester bypass near Bere Regis...
  • Update - witness appeal following reported suspicious fire in Shaftesbury

    16 July 2018
    A teenage boy arrested in connection with a reported suspicious fire in Shaftesbury has been released from the investigation without charge. At around 7.20pm on Thursday 12 July 2018 Dorset Police received a report of a large fire off Allen Road. The fi...
  • CCTV appeal following shoplifting offence at store in Bournemouth

    16 July 2018
    Officers investigating a shoplifting offence at a store in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect. At 12.08pm on Friday 15 June 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports that a man had entered Argos at Castlepoint on Castle Lane West and stol...
  • Arrest made following fatal collision near Bere Regis

    16 July 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal collision near Bere Regis. At 4.40pm on Saturday 14 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a three vehicle collision on the westbound lane of the A35 Dorchester bypass near Bere Regis, just bef...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision near Bere Regis

    15 July 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision near Bere Regis. At 4.40pm on Saturday 14 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a three vehicle collision on the westbound lane of the A35 Dorchester bypass near ...
  • Update - Investigation underway following incident in Poole

    13 July 2018
    A woman who was in a critical condition in hospital has sadly died. At 11.14am on Wednesday 11 July 2018 Dorset Police received a report from a hospital that they were concerned for the welfare of a female patient in her 40s, who had been transferred to ...
  • Witness appeal following reported suspicious fire in Shaftesbury

    13 July 2018
    Officers investigating a reported suspicious fire in Shaftesbury are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 7.20pm yesterday, Thursday 12 July 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a large fire off Allen Road. The fire servi...
  • Two men jailed after cannabis factory discovered

    02 July 2018
    Two men have been jailed for drug production offences after a cannabis factory was discovered in a house in Bournemouth. Genti Lamaj, 39, and Flogert Kadiu, 23, were each sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on 12 July 2018 to one year in prison after pl...
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