Man sentenced to life in prison for child sex offences31 August 2016
A child sex offender who travelled to the Philippines to sexually abuse children as young as eight has been given a life sentence at Dorchester Crown Court. The court heard how David Shepherd, 60 and of Bridport, would fly to the Philippines and record ...
Witness appeal following burglary at workshop in Christchurch31 August 2016
Police investigating a burglary at a workshop in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Between 7.45pm on Friday 19 August and 7.30am on Saturday 20 August 2016, entry was gained to a property on Wilverley R...
Police investigating multiple road traffic collisions in Poole31 August 2016
Police are investigating reports of multiple road traffic collisions reportedly involving the same vehicle in Poole. Officers were called at around 8.40pm today, Wednesday 31 August 2016 following an initial report that a black Chrysler 300c had collided...
Man arrested following CCTV appeal30 August 2016
Detectives in Bournemouth have arrested a man in connection with a suspicious incident in the town following a CCTV appeal. Police received reports of a man acting suspiciously toward customers in Tesco on Riverside Avenue at around 5pm on Monday 1 Augus...
Shop burglary in Wareham – witness appeal29 August 2016
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a burglary of a shop in Wareham. At 3.58am on Monday 29 August 2016 Dorset Police received reports that a vehicle had been rammed into the front of the Co-op on ...
Witness appeal following fatal collision near Wimborne28 August 2016
Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Holt are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 2.07pm Dorset Police was informed of the collision in which a blue Jaguar had collided with a tree. Sadly, a 78-year-old woman from Ferndown wa...
Witness appeal following firearm incident in Bournemouth28 August 2016
Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a firearm incident in the Townsend area of the town. At 4.49pm Dorset Police received a report that two men holding a firearm demanded access to a...
Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth27 August 2016
Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an assault in the town. The incident happened at around 8pm on Friday 26 August 2016 in Kings Park. It was reported that a 46-year-old Bournemouth...
Poole pair jailed for attempted murder26 August 2016
Two men have been jailed for attempted murder following a stabbing at Parkstone Heights in Poole. Michael O'Rourke, 38, and Kieran Cameron, 34, were found guilty of attempted murder at Portsmouth Crown Court on Thursday 25 August 2016 following a 19-day ...
Dorset Police and GetSafeOnline warn of the potential dangers of using public Wi-Fi24 August 2016
Dorset Police and Get Safe Online have issued a warning to the public to be cautious when accessing or supplying private, sensitive or personal data while connected to public Wi-Fi hotspots. The advice given by Get Safe Online relates to Wi-Fi networks ...
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