Crime

online fraud banks Shaftesbury

Dorset police officers are renewing their appeal for residents to remain vigilant after scammers have targeted elderly residents in Shaftesbury. In the morning of Thursday 22 August 2019 an elderly woman received a …
Dorset police

Detectives working with the fire service to investigate a barn fire in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from Dorset and …
Dorset police

Dorest police officers are investigating after reports that a Gillingham woman was punched in the face during an incident in which a car parked in Hyde Road was damaged by a van. A …
Dorset Police

Police officers investigating a break-in at a business park in Blandford are issuing CCTV images of the suspects. The incident occurred at around 11.30pm on Friday 16 August 2019. Entry was forced to …
waitrose theft purse

Police officers investigating the theft of a purse at a supermarket in Gillingham are issuing CCTV images of the suspects. The incident occurred around 10am on Thursday 18 July 2019 at the Waitrose …
rural crime Dorset

Rural crime cost Dorset more than £685,000 in 2018, a new reports says. And despite seeing a fall of 22.3 percent from over £881,000 in 2017, problems in Dorset persist. In its 2019 …
Dorset police

Two men have been arrested following a car pursuit in South Wiltshire. Wiltshire police  received a call at approximately 8.30am today  reporting a Vauxhall Astra stolen from the Sidmouth area of Devon had …
Dorset police

A man found in possession of more than 600 indecent images of children has been jailed for two years. Martin James Hunt, aged 38 and of Fairey Crescent in Gillingham, was sentenced at …
CCTV wallet Waitrose Gillingham

Police officers investigating the theft of a wallet at a supermarket in Gillingham are issuing CCTV images of a suspect. The incident occurred at around 11.50am on Friday 14 June 2019 at the …