Crime

Dorset police

Dorset Police have praised the county’s ‘responsible and practical communities’ for their response to the new restrictions to tackle the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. But Chief Constable James Vaughan warned that anyone deliberately flouting …
Dorset Police

Police officers investigating an assault in Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm on Sunday 1 March 2020, a 14-year-old girl was walking along The …
Dorset police

A disqualified driver caught behind the wheel of a car in Gillingham has been sentenced. Brett Ian Perry, aged 29 and of Waverland Terrace, Gillingham, was sentenced at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Friday …
Dorset Police

Police officers investigating the theft of items from a gift shop in Shaftesbury are issuing CCTV images of three women they would like to speak to. It is reported that at around 9.30am …
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Police officers investigating thefts from vehicles in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between Thursday 20 February and Sunday 23 February 2020 a number of overnight thefts …
Dorset Police

A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary in North Dorset. It was reported that a burglary occurred between 1am on Saturday 8 February 2020 and 2pm on Sunday 8 …
Police Tape Dorset

A man who admitted burgling homes and a store in North Dorset has been jailed. Anthony James Higgins, aged 31 and of Beaufoy Close, Shaftesbury, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday …
cockerel theft

Police officers investigating a theft from a farm in Shaftesbury are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Some time between 11.30am and 8.50pm on Saturday 18 January 2020 five show cockerels …
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A Gillingham man who was jailed for drug supply offences has been ordered to hand over more than £60,000 by a court. Alexander Joseph Gordon, aged 33, was sentenced to three years in …