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  • Witness appeal following reported aggravated burglary in Ferndown

    29 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged aggravated burglary in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses to come forward. It is reported that at around 9.55pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 three men entered an address on Ford Lane and took a quantity of cash before dri...
  • Man pleads guilty to rape of a girl in Dorchester

    29 May 2020
    A man has pleaded guilty to the rape of a teenage girl in Dorchester. Adrian Cordery, 32 and of Dorchester, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 29 May 2020 and pleaded guilty to rape. He is due to be sentenced at the same court on Monday 6 July...
  • Public urged to ‘think twice’ and protect and respect Dorset’s communities

    29 May 2020
    Dorset Police is urging residents and visitors to ‘think twice’ when out and about in the county to ensure lives are not being put at risk unnecessarily. Relaxation of lockdown legislation, coupled with warm and sunny weather, has seen a huge...
  • CCTV appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    29 May 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 12.45am on Monday 25 May 2020 the victim, a man aged in his 40s, was walking along Old Christchurch Road in the area of Richmond Gard...
  • Dorset Police inspector found guilty of gross misconduct

    29 May 2020
    A gross misconduct hearing, chaired by Chief Constable James Vaughan, found a former inspector guilty of gross misconduct and he would have been dismissed from the Force had he not already resigned. On Friday 15 May 2020 a gross misconduct hearing was he...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Bournemouth

    28 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged robbery in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It is reported that at around 1.20am on Saturday 23 May 2020 the victim, a boy aged in his late teens, was walking through ...
  • Update – missing Christchurch woman located

    28 May 2020
    Officers searching for a missing Christchurch woman are pleased to say she has been found safe and well. Maureen Wade, aged 76, was last seen at around 7pm on Wednesday 27 May 2020 at her home address in the town. She was reported missing at 10.15am on T...
  • Missing Blandford man located

    28 May 2020
    Officers searching for a missing 45-year-old man from Blandford are pleased to confirm he has been located safe and well. David Kennett was was last seen at around 11am on Wednesday 27 May 2020 leaving his home address in the town. He was reported missin...
  • Searches underway for a missing teenage boy in the Portland area

    27 May 2020
    Officers searching for a teenage diver who went missing off the coast of Portland are appealing for help from the public to find him. Oscar Montgomery, aged 17, was diving off the coast of Church Ope Cove on Wednesday 27 May 2020. It is believed he was l...
  • CCTV appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    27 May 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to. At around 4am on Sunday 15 March 2020 at Wiggle Gentleman’s Club on Old Christchurch Road it was reported that a man approached the vict...
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