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  • 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...
  • Update – drug incident in Bournemouth

    26 October 2017
    A 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with a suspected drug incident in Bournemouth has been released under investigation. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017, after reports that a 14-year-old girl had f...
  • Appeal after drug incident in Bournemouth

    25 October 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after a 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital following a suspected drug incident in Bournemouth. Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.44pm yesterday, Tuesday 24 October 2017, after reports the gir...
  • Man charged following drugs warrant in Bournemouth

    19 October 2017
    A man arrested following a drugs warrant executed in Bournemouth is due to appear in court. On Friday 7 April 2017 officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address in Tregonwell Road, Bournemouth. A 45-year-old Bournemouth man was...
  • Warning over potentially fatal drugs in Dorset

    07 April 2017
    Detectives are advising the public of the potentially fatal consequences of using illicit and non-prescribed drugs in Dorset. A number of drug-related deaths have been reported in the county in recent weeks. Since Tuesday 14 March 2017 there have been t...
  • Seven people arrested following drug warrants in Weymouth

    03 April 2017
    Seven people have been arrested after warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act were carried out in Weymouth. Detectives working with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team executed warrants at three addresses in the town on Thursday 30 March. Searches were...
  • Update: Man charged following drug warrants in Bournemouth

    16 March 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with warrants executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Bournemouth. Officers executed warrants at two addresses off Jewell Road on Thursday 15 September 2016 following community intelligence about the alleged product...
  • Four Dorset men charged with drug supply offences

    10 January 2017
    Four Dorset men have been charged with Class A drug supply offences following an operation led by officers from the South West Organised Crime Unit Zephyr. Two men, aged 26 and 27 from Bournemouth, and two men, aged 36 and 38 from Shaftesbury, were arres...
  • Bournemouth drug house closed following court order

    14 December 2016
    A house used for drug-related activity and anti-social behaviour in Bournemouth has been closed following a court order. The closure order was issued by Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 22 November 2016 under the Anti-social Behaviour, Cri...
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