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August 2019  

  • Update – missing Eileen Samways has been found

    16 August 2019
    We are pleased to say missing Eileen Samways from Wareham has been found safe by officers. The 72-year-old was reported missing at 9.50am on Thursday 15 August 2019 after it was discovered that she was not at her home address in Sherford Drive. She was l...
  • Jail for dangerous driver who crashed into pedestrian in Bournemouth town centre

    16 August 2019
    A speeding motorist who mounted the pavement and crashed into a pedestrian causing him serious injuries has been jailed.Asil Abdul Mohammed, 32 and of West Hill Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced to four years in prison following a hearing at Bournemouth ...
  • Appeal to find missing teenage boy from Bournemouth

    16 August 2019
    Officers are issuing a photo of a teenage boy who has gone missing in Bournemouth. Alex Clanfield, 17, was last seen at around 9am on Tuesday 13 August 2019 at an address in West Hill Road. He was reported missing at 11.14am on Thursday 15 August 2019. ...
  • Update – search underway for missing Bridport woman

    15 August 2019
    We are pleased to say missing Bridport woman Louise Barron has been found. The 46-year-old was last seen at her home in Court Orchard Road at 12.15am on Thursday 15 August 2019 when she went to bed. She was reported missing at 3.07am when it was discover...
  • Image appeal following assault in Dorchester

    15 August 2019
    Officers investigating an assault in Dorchester are issuing an image of a woman they would like to speak to. At approximately 3.30pm on Wednesday 14 August 2019 a woman was shopping in Marks & Spencer on South Street when an altercation occurred invo...
  • Spot the signs of County Lines - police launch campaign to protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs

    15 August 2019
    Dorset Police has launched a campaign urging the public to spot the signs of County Lines and help protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs. County Lines is the term used to describe urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas, as well as market and...
  • Fatal collision in North Dorset

    15 August 2019
    An investigation is underway following a fatal collision in Gillingham. At 9.11am on Thursday 15 August 2019 Dorset Police was called to reports of a single vehicle collision on the B3081 Shaftesbury Road involving a blue Peugeot 207 that had left the ro...
  • Racially aggravated incident in Bournemouth – appeal to locate suspect

    15 August 2019
    Officers investigating a racially aggravated public order incident in Bournemouth are appealing for help from the public to locate the suspect. At 9.31pm on Tuesday 23 July 2019 a woman aged in her 40s and from Christchurch was walking along Stourwood Av...
  • Pair sentenced for drug offences in Bournemouth

    15 August 2019
    A drug dealer stopped by officers in Bournemouth town centre has been jailed. Malik Deen, aged 31 and of Cavendish Road, Bournemouth, was sentenced to 42 months in prison at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 2 August 2019 after admitting offences of poss...
  • Man assaulted in Weymouth – public appeal

    14 August 2019
    Officers investigating an assault on a man in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 1.37am on Saturday 10 August 2019 officers were called to Maiden Street by the ambulance service after a man was found unconscious in the road followin...
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