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Tweetathon shows varying demand for Dorset Police

30 November 2020
Dorset Police showcased the variety of calls to service made to the Force as part of its 12-hour Tweetathon.The event took place between 2pm on Friday 27 November and 2am on Saturday 28 November 2020 and details of all logged 999 calls, 101 calls and onli...
  • Appeal for information following criminal damage in North Dorset

    01 December 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following criminal damage to road signs at a village in North Dorset. Dorset Police received a report at around 11.15am on Monday 30 November 2020 relating to damage to road signs at the ...
  • Drink and drug drivers targeted in Christmas Crackdown

    01 December 2020
    Dorset Police is running the annual Christmas drink and drug driving campaign from Tuesday 1 December 2020 through to Friday 1 January 2021.    Officers want to raise awareness of the inherent dangers involved in drink and drug driving by encour...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

    01 December 2020
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 8.30pm on Sunday 29 November 2020 a collision occurred in Rodwell Avenue in which a pa...
  • Missing man from Bournemouth located

    30 November 2020
    Officers searching for a man who went missing from Bournemouth are pleased to confirm he has been located. Brett North, 41, was last in contact with friends and family just before 5pm on Sunday 29 November 2020. Following enquiries by officers, he has n...
  • Man jailed following attempted robbery at newsagents in Bournemouth

    30 November 2020
    A man has been jailed following an attempted knifepoint robbery at a newsagents in Bournemouth. Benjamin Thabo Carruthers, 40 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday 24 November 2020 to a total of four years and 10 mont...
  • CCTV appeal following theft and fraudulent card use in Poole

    30 November 2020
    Officers investigating the theft and subsequent fraudulent use of a bank card in Poole are issuing CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to. At around midday on Saturday 7 November 2020 the victim discovered that their purse had been stolen. They...
  • Appeal following attempted robbery in Blandford

    28 November 2020
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery in Blandford. At around 7pm on Thursday 26 November 2020 the victim – a local woman aged in her 40s – was approached by an unkno...
  • Man jailed for raping girl on Portland

    27 November 2020
    A man who raped an 11-year-old girl on Portland has been jailed for seven years. James Connell Loveman, aged 23 and of Portland, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 27 November 2020 to be sentenced for offences of rape and assault by penetratio...
  • Renewed appeal in relation to fatal road traffic collision in Weymouth

    27 November 2020
    Officers continuing to investigate a fatal road traffic collision in Weymouth are renewing their appeal for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 9.41am on Monday 16 November 2020 to reports of a road traff...
  • Appeal for witnesses following attempted burglary in Corfe Mullen

    27 November 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an attempted burglary in Corfe Mullen. Sometime between 7.50am and 11.30am on Wednesday 25 November 2020 a window of a property was smashed on Highfield Road. The i...
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