Paul Robert Taylor, 50 and of no fixed abode, was convicted on 8 August of the manslaughter of Ryan Merna, following a 16-day trial at Winchester Crown Court.
A burglar has been jailed for two years after attempting to steal cash from a house in Christchurch before biting her victim.
A Poole woman has gone missing in Turkey and police are appealing for the public’s help to find her.
A man and woman have been charged following a reported assault in the Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole.
The family of Hayley Wall who died from injuries sustained in a reported assault in Bournemouth have issued a tribute.
A murder investigation has been launched after a woman injured in a reported assault in Bournemouth died from her injuries in the early hours of today (22 December). Dorset Police has issued a CCTV image of three witnesses they would like to come forward.
Since the beginning of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug drive campaign, which started on 1 December, a total of 30 people have been charged, 14 of them in the last week.
In support of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, a Dorset Police car has been specially decorated with red poppies.