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Man escapes prison for child sex offences after court told he was "having an adventure"

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN who “genuinely thought he was having an adventure” abused young boys he met through a chat room.

Police appeal for witnesses after bike stolen in Westbourne

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police logo

8:51am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a push bike was stolen from Westbourne.

Two men in court over alleged assault at Christchurch Railway Station

Bournemouth Echo:

8:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TWO men have appeared in court over an incident at Christchurch Railway Station on Saturday evening.

Guilty: drug dealers admit supplying class A drugs to undercover officer in biggest crackdown of its kind

Bournemouth Echo:

11:10am Monday 20th October 2014

THREE more drug dealers responsible for peddling drugs on the streets of Boscombe have faced the courts.

Injured man hit with own crutch in “cowardly and unprovoked” attack

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

5:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN INJURED man was punched and hit with his own crutch as he sat on a bench in Poole.

Dangerous driver with 33 convictions for 89 offences jailed for ramming police car

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A DANGEROUS driver who has a court history “littered” with driving disqualifications rammed a police car in an Audi after trying to evade officers.

Three teens handed Asbos after being abusive to residents

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THREE teenagers responsible for a string of petty crimes across Bournemouth and Poole have been banned from associating with one another.

Dad who stabbed "disrespectful" daughter 13 times in honour killing detained indefinitely

Bournemouth Echo:

3:53pm Friday 10th October 2014

A FATHER who knifed his daughter to death in Bournemouth for being "disrespectful" told doctors: "It's honour, it's about honour".

Jailed: paedophile with 47,000 indecent images of children sentenced to 12 months in prison

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A PAEDOPHILE has been jailed for 12 months for possessing more than 47,000 indecent images of children as young as five.

Police warning over distraction burglars after elderly people targeted

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

4:24pm Friday 10th October 2014

VULNERABLE elderly people are being targeted by distraction burglars police have warned, after six incidents over two separate days.

Criminals remotely "wiped" evidence on phones seized by Dorset Police

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

9:04am Friday 10th October 2014

CRAFTY criminals have remotely “wiped” potentially vital evidence from smart phones seized by Dorset Police.

Man in court charged with GBH over alleged attack on woman

Bournemouth Echo:

1:24pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Jailed: man who sold brick dust to undercover officer after claiming it was heroin and cocaine

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A MAN who sold brick dust to an undercover officer, telling him it was a class A drug, is one of the latest to be sentenced under Operation Moped.

Man who led “blameless” life jailed after viewing more than 1,000 indecent images of children

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Crown Court

5:40am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A “SELF-made man” who led a hitherto “blameless” life has been jailed for viewing more than 1,000 indecent images of children aged as young as five.

Woman charged over 'stiletto attack' on man in Poole High Street

Bournemouth Echo: Unveiled: the ambitious plans to make Poole a "town centre to be proud of"

10:25am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A WOMAN has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent following an alleged stiletto-heel attack which left a Poole man in need of surgery.

Police appeal after cash stolen from language school in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

10:18am Tuesday 7th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information following a break-in at a language school in Bournemouth.

Sadistic killer wins right to take case to High Court in human rights row

Bournemouth Echo:

6:30am Friday 3rd October 2014

A ‘sadistic’ killer has convinced a top judge that Justice Secretary Chris Grayling is ‘arguably’ breaching his human rights by refusing to move him to a prison nearer his family.

PCC Martyn Underhill takes control of Victim Support services

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

VICTIMS of crime will now be supported through services appointed by Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Martyn Underhill.

Teenager threatened by knife muggers

Bournemouth Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

12:20pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A TEENAGE boy was threatened with a knife by two men who attacked him and pushed him against a fence.

‘Astonishing’ sentence handed to Craig Real for burglary won’t be reviewed following calls from MPs

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE sentence handed to a teenage killer for burgling a summerhouse weeks after his release from jail will not be reviewed, it has been confirmed.

Medals of father killed in Second World War stolen by heartless thieves

Bournemouth Echo: Stock image of Hampshire police officers

7:55am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THIEVES have stolen medals that were a precious keepsake for a son whose father made the ultimate sacrifice during the Second World War.

Guilty: plumbers who put residents' lives at risk after faulty gas installations at new homes

Bournemouth Echo:

8:35am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A PLUMBING company and two sub-contractors have been sentenced following an investigation into faulty gas installations in Poole and Reading.

Jailed: teen who committed string of burglaries sentenced to 12 months in prison

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A TEENAGER from Sturminster Marshall has been sent to prison for 12 months after stealing from three homes in North Dorset.

Take a trip back in time to life in the 17th century at historic Poole museum

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A SPECIAL event being held in Poole’s historic Scaplen’s Court will transport visitors back to the 17th century.

“Arrogant” former public schoolboy who led police on high speed chase after thinking he was over drink-drive limit is spared jail

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN “ARROGANT” former public schoolboy has been spared jail after leading police on a high-speed car chase.

Jailed: fraudster who stole £70k from employers and used cash to buy gifts for company director

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FRAUDSTER stole more than £70,000 from his employers – before ‘treating’ one of the company directors with the money, a court has heard.

CCTV images released after steaks stolen from Co-op store

Bournemouth Echo:

2:31pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE would like to speak to this man following the theft of steaks from Co-op in Smugglers Lane, Colehill.

Cyclist punched in the head as he rode past large group of people

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

9:11am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CYCLIST was punched twice in the head when he rode past a large group of young people in Gillingham.

Spared jail: ‘Secret Service’ conman who stole £21k from partner’s credit card accounts

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Crown Court

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A CONMAN who claimed to be working for the secret services while stealing more than £21,000 from his partner’s credit card accounts has been spared jail.

'Robbed of his vital lifeline' - thieves steal 95-year-old's mobility scooter

Bournemouth Echo:

12:33pm Thursday 11th September 2014

IT IS a “despicable crime” that has robbed an elderly widower of his independence.

Man arrested after alleged attack at Westbourne pub

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

9:53am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested following an alleged attack at a Westbourne pub.

Jailed: bungling burglar with 65 convictions who left used tissue at crime scene

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Crown Court

6:20am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A BUNGLING burglar has been jailed after leaving a used tissue at the scene of the crime.

In the dock: Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates Court

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A round-up of recent Wimborne cases from the magistrates' court.

In the dock: Wareham

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates Court

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A round-up of recent Wareham cases heard in the magistrates' court.

In the dock: Poole

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates Court

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A round-up of recent Poole cases heard in the magistrates' court.

In the dock: Ferndown

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates Court

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A round-up of recent Ferndown cases heard in the magistrates' court.

In the dock: Corfe Mullen

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A round-up of recent Corfe Mullen cases heard in the magistrates' court.

In the dock: Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo: In The Dock: Bournemouth

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A round-up of recent Christchurch cases heard in the magistrates' court.

In the dock: Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates Court

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A round-up of recent Bournemouth cases heard in the magistrates' court.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after woman 'flung out of moving car'

Bournemouth Echo:

7:50am Saturday 6th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a hit and run crash last week.

Man charged with burglary after purses allegedly stolen from hotel

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

5:18pm Friday 5th September 2014

A 45-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in connection with the alleged theft of two purses from the King’s Head Hotel.

Look what vile drug addicts did to my paraplegic son – shocking pictures reveal extent of injuries after attack

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A PAIR of drug addicts who launched a vicious attack on a paraplegic man as he lay in his bed were jailed for 12 years each on Friday.

CCTV: Man sought after purses stolen at Wimborne hotel

Bournemouth Echo:

10:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police has issued CCTV images after a theft at a Wimborne hotel.

VIDEO: Police hunt robber after worker punched in the face at Tesco store in Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

2:34pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE are hunting a robber who attacked a shop worker during an early morning raid.

CCTV: Do you recognise these people? police hunt gang after shops scammed out of cash

Bournemouth Echo:

12:28pm Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE are hunting a gang who stole cash from several shops across Dorset.

Warning to Land Rover owners after six vehicles stolen in past two months

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police logo

10:38am Tuesday 19th August 2014

LAND Rover owners are being urged to be extra vigilant following a spate of vehicle thefts in East Dorset.

Jewellery and cash stolen and carried away in pillowcase as elderly woman slept

Bournemouth Echo:

11:05am Thursday 14th August 2014

A WOMAN in her 90s woke to find clothes strewn around the floor after her Poole home was burgled as she slept.

Rogue electrician duped customers as his life was "falling apart"

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates Court

5:04pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A ROGUE electrician duped customers and carried out substandard work as his life was “falling apart”, a court heard.

Boscombe drugs crackdown: one of four people wanted is arrested

Bournemouth Echo:

2:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A man wanted by police tackling drug dealing in Dorset has been arrested.

Student in court over alleged rape at Boscombe churchyard

Bournemouth Echo:

4:09pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH University student has appeared in court charged with rape.






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