25% Decline In Drug Possession Charges In Bournemouth
The town has seen a drop in charges for drug possession over recent years.
In Bournemouth, the number of young people being charged with drug possession offences has dropped by 25% over the past four years.
According to Dorset Police, while there were 79 drug possession charges for under-25s in 2015, this figure had fallen to 59 charges in 2018.
While there was a sharp increase between 2014 and 2015, with 66 charges of possession rising to 79, each year since as seen a steady decline.
The data was sourced by the media literacy charity The Student View.