Crime

Dorset Police

A cycle was taken from an address in Wavering Lane, Gillingham, between 8pm 11 January and 3.30am 12  January, say Dorset Police. ‘The cycle was secured but the offender had used an item …
Dorset Police

Dorset Police has urged residents across the county to be aware of a Covid vaccine-related scam. Residents have been sent a text purporting to be from a NHS body or similar informing the …
Dorset Police

Officers investigating the theft and fraudulent use of a bank card in North Dorset are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. The victim’s bank card was reportedly …
Dorset police

Police officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at a hair salon in Shaftesbury. Overnight on Friday 13 November into Saturday 14 November 2020 a break-in occurred at Kalypsos …
car park damage Gillingham

Police in Gillingham are investigating two linked crimes where car park ticket machines have been attacked and damaged in the town on consecutive nights. The first incident was in the Chantry Fields car …

Detectives investigating an alleged aggravated burglary in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. At around 2.30pm on Tuesday 13 October 2020 it is reported that two men entered a commercial …
Dorset Police

There are illegal drugs in Gillingham but the town does not have a drugs problem, local councillors were told this week. Police community support officer Nicky Fear also told a meeting of Gillingham …
swan arrow Dorset

Police officers investigating an incident where a swan was shot in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 8.47am on Monday 21 …

Dorset Police has been working alongside Natural England and the RSPB following two raptor persecution incidents in North and East Dorset. Raptor persecution – which is one of the UK wildlife crime priorities …