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Switch on to stalking and harassment

24 April 2017
As part of National Stalking Awareness Week, Dorset Police is raising awareness that malicious communications is a crime and a form of stalking and harassment.  Everyone should have the right to go about their daily lives in safety and without fear....
  • Next of kin appeal – Dean Johnson

    27 April 2017
    The coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a man who died in Bournemouth. Dean Johnson, who was 44 years old, died at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital on Tuesday 28 March 2017. The coroner is making inquiries...
  • Witness appeal after serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    27 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth. At 11.45am yesterday, Wednesday 26 April 2017, police received a report of a collision in Southbourne Road involving a pedestrian and a car. As a result of the c...
  • UPDATE: Public appeal to find missing Bournemouth woman

    27 April 2017
    A 37-year-old Bournemouth woman has been found safe and well. Donna Gibbs was last heard from at around 6.15am on Tuesday 31 January 2017. She was located yesterday evening, Wednesday 26 April 2017, in the Bournemouth area.   ...
  • Man released without charge following aggravated burglary in Poole

    26 April 2017
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Poole have released a man without charge. Officers were called at approximately 9.15pm on Friday 13 January 2017 to an address in Ashley Road following reports that three masked men had forced their way ...
  • Man released without charge following assault in Bournemouth

    26 April 2017
    Detectives investigating an assault in Bournemouth have released a man without charge. The incident happened at around 2.15am on Wednesday 15 February 2017 along Madeira Road. It is reported that the victim – a local man aged in his 20s – wa...
  • Appeal to locate wanted Dorset man

    25 April 2017
    Detectives are issuing an appeal for help from the public to locate a man who is wanted after breaching the conditions of his licence. Leon James Russell, aged 24, was released from prison on Tuesday 18 April 2017 after serving part of a four-year senten...
  • Volunteers invited to sign up to Community Speed Watch

    25 April 2017
    Dorset Police is inviting local communities who have concerns about speeding in their area to sign up to Community Speed Watch.     The initiative gives local communities the opportunity to get actively involved in road safety, with teams oper...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Poole

    25 April 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault in Poole. Officers were called to Ringwood Road at around 12.30am yesterday, Monday 24 April 2017, to reports that a cyclist had been assaulted near to Tesco Express. The victim –...
  • Appeal to located wanted man for Bournemouth offences

    25 April 2017
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to locate a man who is wanted after failing to answer police bail for drug offences. Daniel Sasa, 22 and of Edmonton in London, was arrested in Bournemouth on Wednesday 31 August 2016 on suspicion of p...
  • Appeal after series of motorcycle thefts in Weymouth and Portland

    24 April 2017
    Officers in Weymouth and Portland are appealing for information after a series of motorcycle thefts in the area. There have been at least three reported thefts of motorbikes in Weymouth since Thursday 6 April 2017 and a further three on Portland. Two of...
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