Crime

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 …
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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 …
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Detectives investigating the death of a man in Shaftesbury have made two arrests. On Tuesday 17 October 2017 the ambulance service was called to an address in Lane Side following reports that a …
Dorset Police

A woman who admitted causing a fatal road traffic collision near Blandford that claimed the life of her three-year-old daughter has been jailed for six years and four months. Alanda Jane Pike, aged …

A man who admitted a burglary offence in North Dorset has been jailed for two years and seven months. Thomas Harold Coker, aged 25 and of Devizes Road in Salisbury, was sentenced at …
fly-tipping rural crime Dorset

Representatives from partner organisations and the rural community have joined Dorset Police‚Äôs Rural Crime Team to launch a new partnership designed to combat rural crime. Partners include farmers, gamekeepers, countryside rangers, National Farmers …

A series of residential burglaries has been reported to Dorset Police over the past month in which all the victims work in restaurants across Bournemouth and Shaftesbury. Detective Inspector Neil Wright, of the …
Parnham House Michael Treichl

Officers investigating a fire which destroyed Parnham House near Beaminster say they have ended their inquiries and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the blaze after its owner was later …
Dorset Police

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged assault in Gillingham. It was reported that a local man aged in his 40s was assaulted while walking his dog in the area …