Crime

Dorset police

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after around 50 sheep were stolen from a farm near Blandford. At around 7am on Wednesday 18 April 2018 it was …
Dorset police

Shaftesbury’s county councillor Derek Beer has declined to comment on a recent attack made on him at his café The John Peel in High Street, Shaftesbury. He confirmed he had informed Dorset Police …
Dorset police

Dorset Police are appealing for the public’s help after burglaries at two WHSmith stores in the county, in Shaftesbury and Wimborne. The most recent incident occurred just before midnight on Monday 9 April …
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A man who provided false medical documents to the courts as he faced legal proceedings has been jailed for three years. John George Berry, aged 53 of Fontmell Magna, was sentenced at Bournemouth …
Dorset police

Dorset Police has been alerted to reports of individuals being contacted and told that a loved one has been involved in an accident and is in need of surgery, for which they have …
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The military has removed a breakdown truck parked in Gillingham that was used to move the car of the poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. A section of Hyde …
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Officers investigating an attack on sheep near Shaftesbury are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 3.10pm on Saturday 10 March 2018 Dorset Police received a report of two dogs …
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Wiltshire Police are appealing for information after two thefts from vehicles parked at a beauty spot near Shaftesbury. The break-ins happened between 2pm and 2.10pm on Saturday 10 March 2018 in the car …
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Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an armed robbery in Sturminster Newton. At 5.45am today, Monday 5 March 2018, officers were called to reports that a …