Crime

Dorset police

Dorset Police is alerting elderly and vulnerable people of a scam in which fraudsters pose as police officers by telephone in an attempt to steal money. Since yesterday, seven incidents have been reported …
Dorset Police

A man has admitted taking cash that was left by a woman at a self-service checkout at a supermarket in Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23 December …
Dorset police

Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to find a man from Shaftesbury who is wanted after failing to appear at crown court. John Berry, 53 and of Fontmell Magna, pleaded guilty to …
Dorset Police

Two people have been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery at a store near Sherborne. At around 12.30pm on Tuesday 9 January 2018 Dorset Police received a report of an armed robbery …
ASDA Gillingham theft

Officers investigating the theft of cash from a supermarket in Gillingham are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. Dorset Police received a report at around 1.30pm on Saturday 23 December 2017 from a …
Police Tape

Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a store near Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 12.30pm on Tuesday 9 January 2018, Dorset Police received a …
Dorset Police

A drug driver who admitted causing a fatal road traffic collision near Blandford that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist and his wife has been jailed for five years. Jamie Patrick Myers, …
Dorset Police

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.45am on Wednesday 29 November 2017 a collision occurred on Sackmore Lane …
Dorset police

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Swanage teenager Gaia Pope have released a man and a woman under investigation. Gaia, 19 and from Langton Matravers, was staying at an address in Swanage when she …