Dorset Police

Fears For Missing Sailor As Yacht Found

PA | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

A sailor is feared to have drowned after his yacht was found washed ashore off the French coast. Geoffrey Cole, 61, from Weymouth, Dorset set sail ...

Wildfires Strike Around Britain As Heatwave Continues

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

Devastating wildfires have ripped through parts of the country as the longest heatwave for seven years spread across Britain, with forecasters warning...

Armed Police Arrest Convicted Sex Offender After Major Manhunt

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

Armed police have arrested a convicted sex offender wanted in connection with an attack on a woman. Dorset Police said Dean Goodwin, 32, was held i...

Hunt For Sex Offender Police Fear May Have Attacked Again

PA | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Police have launched a nationwide hunt for a convicted sex offender over fears he may have struck again. Dean Goodwin, 32, who has served prison se...

Bus Carrying 56 Schoolchildren Crashes In Dorset Field

PA | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

A double-decker bus full of schoolchildren has crashed into a field in Dorset, police said. Emergency crews were called to the A350 between Upton a...

Harassment Warning For Teen Arrested Over Tom Daley Tweet

PA | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

A 17-year-old youth arrested after a malicious tweet was sent to Olympic diver Tom Daley has been issued with a harassment warning. Dorset police s...

Burlars Taget Women Killed In Dorset Landslide In 'Despicable Crime'

PA | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK

Burglars have targeted the home of landslide victim Rosemary Snell and stolen her antique silver collection, police revealed on Monday. Ms Snell, 6...

Student's Body Found In 'Blood-Spattered' Flat

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

A 29-year-old man is being questioned by police after a Spanish student's corpse was found in his blood-spattered flat in Bournemouth. The man was ...

OAP Dies After Being Hit By Lorry

PA | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

A pensioner has died after she was hit by an articulated lorry, the driver of which only stopped after people started banging on his door. The 75-y...

'He Was The Light Of Our Lives': Mother Remembers Boy 'Killed By Cricket Ball'

PA | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The mother of a boy who died after apparently being hit on the head with a cricket ball described him today as the "light of my life". Kyle Rees, 1...

Tributes Paid To Boy Reportedly Killed By Cricket Ball

PA | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Tributes have been paid to a 16-year-old boy who died after apparently being hit on the head by a cricket ball while at school. Kyle Rees suffered ...

Teenager Dies After Cricket Ball Incident At School

Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A 16-year-old Dorset schoolboy has died after apparently being hit on the head by a cricket ball while at school. Kyle Rees was taken to Bournemout...

Hero Reversed Tanker To Safety After Driver Crashed It Into A House

PA | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK

A man was being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder today after a woman had a lucky escape when a fuel tanker crashed into the front of her bu...

Fuel Tanker Crashes Into Bungalow In Dorset

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK

Police have arrested a man for attempted murder after a fuel tanker smashed into a bungalow in Dorset and set it ablaze as onlookers watched in horror...

Tragic Red Arrows Pilot 'Found In River'

Posted 20.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A man has spoken of the moment rescuers searching for a Red Arrows pilot after his plane crashed found him dead in a river. Fl...