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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...
  • 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...
  • Man jailed following explosion at house in Poole

    22 May 2019
    A man has been jailed after he admitted causing an explosion at a property in Poole while his ex-wife was inside. Ian Clowes, aged 67, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court today, Wednesday 22 May 2019, after admitting a charge of arson being reckless...
  • Missing Bournemouth man found

    22 May 2019
    Officers who were searching for missing Alex Kelly from Bournemouth are pleased to be able to update that he has been found safe in the Suffolk area. Alex had been reported missing as he had not been seen since Thursday 2 May 2019. We would like to than...
  • Update - image appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in Gillingham

    22 May 2019
    Officers investigating a reported fail-to-stop collision in Gillingham say a man has come forward.    At around 11.30am on Friday 12 April 2019 a woman was driving her silver Kia Sportage near the riding stables off Common Mead Lane when she pulled in beh...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision near Wareham

    22 May 2019
    Officers investigating a serious injury collision near Wareham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. The collision occurred at around 9.45am on Wednesday 22 May 2019 on the A351 between Wareham and Stoboroug...
  • Robbery in Poole – witness appeal

    22 May 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a robbery in Poole. At 6.20pm on Saturday 18 May 2019 the victim – a local man aged in his 30s – was walking along Stanfield Close at the junction of Stanfield Road using his mo...
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