Crime

Dorset police

A teenage boy who caused a serious injury collision by driving at almost double the speed limit has been handed a six-year driving ban. Carter Victor Light, 19 and of Mere in Wiltshire, …
Dorset police

UPDATE: 18 MarchA man from Gillingham wanted for breaching the condition of his licence has been arrested. An appeal was issued by police officers searching for Phillip Torrance, aged 36, who was wanted …
Dorset police

A man from Mere is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury road traffic collision at Milton on Stour in North Dorset. Shortly before 12 noon on Saturday 28 …
Dorset police

Two men have been jailed after admitting a series of thefts from cash machines across Dorset, including Gillingham. Constantin Razyan Tanase, aged 32 and Adrian Tanase, aged 36, both of Waverley Road in …
oven compton abbas

Police officers are appealing for information following the theft of a rare oven near Shaftesbury. The incident happened sometime between Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 2019 from a caravan in Compton Abbas. …
Dorset police

A driver who fled the scene of a road traffic collision that left a young man with life-threatening injuries has been jailed. Adam Christopher Whitticks, 21 and of Coppice Street in Shaftesbury, appeared …
Dorset police

A man who admitted a burglary at a home in Gillingham has been jailed. Gavin Thomas Disson, aged 40 and of Court Street Close, Tisbury in Wiltshire, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court …
hands tied togetjer driver Gillingham james hayter

A man who drove with his hands tied together for a ‘laugh’ has been banned from the road. James John Hayter, also known as James Manuel, 22 and of Claremont Avenue in Gillingham, …
Dorset police

DORSET residents are asked to give their views on paying £2 a month to fund police – with a roadshow being held throughout the county during January. Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn …