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  • Man arrested following drugs warrant in Bridport

    16 November 2018
    A man has been arrested after officers carried out a drugs warrant in Bridport. At around 5.50pm on Thursday 15 November 2018 officers executed a warrant at an address in the Bradpole area of the town. During a search of the premises a quantity of suspe...
  • Warning to young people over use of Xanax

    02 November 2018
    Police are warning young people in the Poole and Purbeck areas over the dangers of misusing the drug Xanax. Xanax, the brand name for the drug alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine - a controlled medicate used in some parts of the world to treat anxiety. It is...
  • Over £23,000 of drugs and cash have been seized in a week of action against ‘county line’ drug dealing networks in Dorset

    18 October 2018
    Between the 8 and 14 October Dorset Police and partner agencies began a period of intensive law enforcement activity focusing on reducing county lines networks operating within Dorset.   County lines is the name given to urban drug dealers expanding their...
  • Man charged with drug supply offences

    26 September 2018
    A man who was stopped by officers on proactive patrols in Bournemouth has been charged with class A drug supply offences. The 32-year-old from London was arrested on the evening of Thursday 20 September 2018 in West Hill Road in the West Cliff area of th...
  • Three people arrested following drugs warrants across Purbeck

    30 August 2018
    During the last week, a series of search warrants have been executed in Swanage, Wareham and Bovington in relation to the supply of controlled drugs. Officers from Neighbourhood Policing Teams in Poole and Purbeck as well as other specialist departments ...
  • Update - Police day of action in West Dorset

    11 May 2018
    A man is due to appear in court this month charged in connection with drug offences. On Monday 6 November 2017 officers carried out a day of action in Bridport, Dorchester and Weymouth as part of an ongoing operation to target suspected drug dealers and ...
  • Two men due in court in connection with drug offences in Gillingham

    10 May 2018
    Two men are due to appear in court in connection with drug offences in Gillingham. Officers attended an address in Cloverfields on Thursday 17 November 2016 following community intelligence about the alleged production and supply of cannabis. A 22-year-...
  • Further update – drug incident in Bournemouth

    29 March 2018
    A 16-year-old boy arrested in connection with a drug incident in Bournemouth has accepted a youth conditional caution. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017 following reports that a 14-year-old girl had falle...
  • Warning as two people taken ill after taking substance

    04 March 2018
    Police are warning the public of the dangers of a pill known as ‘Blue Punisher’ after two people were taken ill after using the substance. Dorset Police received information from the South Western Ambulance Service that two people had been tr...
  • Police day of action in West Dorset

    08 November 2017
    Officers across Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport have taken part in a day of action to disrupt suspected drug gangs and safeguard vulnerable people in the area. On Monday 6 November 2017 police officers targeted over 60 addresses in Bridport, Dorchester...
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