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Murder investigation in Sherborne – man charged

23 May 2019
Detectives investigating the death of a pensioner in Sherborne have charged a man with murder. At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway. Officers attended together with the ambulance...
  • Missing man from Corfe Castle – public appeal

    25 May 2019
    Officers searching for a missing man from Corfe Castle are appealing for the public to help find him. Roy Davis, who is 81 years old, was at his home in Halves Cottages at around 11am today, Saturday 25 May 2019, but has not been seen since. Therefore, h...
  • Witness appeal following reported altercation in Dorchester

    24 May 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported altercation in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 1.30pm on Thursday 23 May 2019 in the alleyway between South Street and Trinity Street, ...
  • CCTV appeal following purse theft in Bournemouth

    24 May 2019
    Officers investigating a purse theft at a Bournemouth supermarket are issuing CCTV images of the suspects. The victim, a woman aged in her 70s, had left her handbag unattended on the back of her trolley while shopping at Aldi in Wallisdown Road at around...
  • CCTV appeal following distraction theft in Ferndown

    24 May 2019
    Officers investigating a distraction theft at a supermarket in Ferndown are issuing CCTV images of the suspects. The incident occurred at around 12.30pm on Friday 12 April 2019 in the car park of Sainsbury’s in Ringwood Road. The victim, a woman a...
  • Closure order secured for Bournemouth property

    24 May 2019
    Officers working with the local council have secured a closure order for a property in Bournemouth linked to anti-social behaviour. The order was secured for the address in Belle Vue Road on Wednesday 22 May 2019 after Poole Magistrates’ Court serv...
  • Update – arrest following reported assault on police officer in Poole

    23 May 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with the alleged assault of a police officer in Poole. The incident occurred in the area of Lagland Street at around 11.45pm on Friday 17 May 2019. Officers had attended following reports of suspected drug-related a...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in North Dorset

    23 May 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a sexual assault on a woman in North Dorset. The incident occurred sometime during the mid-afternoon of Thursday 16 May 2019 in the Five Bridges layby on the A30 near to Henstridge. It was ...
  • Do It Online this bank holiday weekend

    22 May 2019
    This bank holiday weekend, Dorset Police wants to remind residents and visitors to the area should they need to contact the police and it’s not an emergency to Do lt Online. During public and school holidays the number of people out and about, and...
  • Update - public appeal to find missing 16-year-old girl from Poole

    22 May 2019
    Officers searching for missing 16-year-old girl Delilah Waters say she has been found safe and well. Delilah went missing from her home in Trinidad Crescent, Poole, at 11.50am on Sunday 19 May 2019.  Following extensive enquiries we are pleased to ...
  • CCTV appeal following animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth

    22 May 2019
    Officers investigating an animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. It was reported that at around 6.55pm on Sunday 14 April 2019 a man was seen to physically abuse a dog in the beer garden of the Buffalo Bar off Hol...
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