Crime

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 …
Budges Marks & Spencer Shaftesbury

Councillor in Shaftesbury have voted unanimously to make a bid for the former Budgens supermarket building in Bell Street. The decision was taken at a full meeting of Shaftesbury Town Council  held on …
phone scams North Dorset HMRC

The police in North Dorset have warned people to be on their guard about an ongoing ‘HMRC’ telephone scam, with more than 150 reports of the fraud having been reported so far in …
Dorset Police

Dorset Police have warned that they might only be able to provide ‘the most basic services to the most vulnerable sectors of our community’ as they say they face fresh cuts as a …
CCTV assault Shaftesbury

Police officers investigating an assault at a pizza takeaway in Shaftesbury are issuing CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. The incident occurred at …
Phillip Torrance

Dorset Police are appealing for help from members of the public to locate a wanted man from Gillingham. Phillip Torrance, aged 36, is wanted in connection with a breach of court bail conditions …