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COVID-19 message from Assistant Chief Constable to Dorset’s communities

02 March 2021
Dorset Police’s Assistant Chief Constable is issuing a message to the county’s communities to encourage them to continue to follow the COVID-19 restrictions. The country remains in full National Lockdown, which means people are being asked to...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Verwood

    02 March 2021
    Officers investigating an assault in Verwood are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 4.25pm on Tuesday 23 February 2021 in the car park of the Morrisons supermarket in Chiltern Drive. As th...
  • Witness appeal following criminal damage in Weymouth

    02 March 2021
    Officers investigating criminal damage to a van in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 2.30pm and 4.30pm on Friday 26 February 2021 a Ford Transit van that was parked on Dorchester Road near to Greenhi...
  • Update – man appears in court in connection with alleged assault in Gillingham

    02 March 2021
    A man has appeared in court in connection with an alleged assault on a woman in Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at 12.05am on Saturday 30 May 2020 that a woman had been found with a head injury in the area of Addison Close.  The victim,...
  • Woman sentenced for dealing drugs in Bournemouth

    02 March 2021
    A woman has been sentenced after she was seen by officers dealing drugs in Bournemouth. Suzanne Rachael Nias, 44 and of Wootton Gardens in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 26 February 2021 after previously pleading guilty a...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported assault in Bournemouth

    02 March 2021
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged assault in Bournemouth. Between 7.30pm and 8pm on Sunday 28 February 2021 it is alleged that a man approached a woman on Droxford Road between the junction with Christchur...
  • Update – missing man from Wareham found

    02 March 2021
    Officers searching for a missing man from Wareham are pleased to confirm that he has been located. Dorset Police received a report at 3.35pm on Monday 1 March 2021 raising concern for the welfare of 58-year-old William Bowles. He left his home address in...
  • Serious road traffic collision in Poole – witness appeal

    01 March 2021
    Officers investigating a serious road traffic collision in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened on Commercial Road at 6.03pm on Sunday 28 February 2021. A black Yamaha motorcycle with a pill...
  • Man jailed for aggravated burglary in Gillingham

    01 March 2021
    A man who went into a commercial premises in Gillingham and attacked a man as he worked has been jailed. Grant Edward Chase, aged 29 and of Commercial Road, Weymouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Wednesday 24 February 2021 after admitting ...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Bournemouth

    01 March 2021
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an alleged assaulted in Bournemouth. Between 7.30pm and 8pm on Sunday 28 February 2021 it is alleged that a man approached a woman on Droxford Road at the juncti...
  • Renewed appeal after serious road traffic collision in Weymouth

    28 February 2021
    Officers are continuing to investigate a serious road traffic collision in Weymouth and are renewing their appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Following extensive enquiries, it would appear that the incident occurred at appro...
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