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Investigation launched following death of man in Weymouth

12 October 2021
Detectives have launched an investigation into the death of a man in Weymouth – with one man arrested. At around 12.20pm on Monday 11 October 2021 officers received a report from the ambulance service of the sudden death of a man aged in his 50s at...
  • Witness and dashcam appeal following attempted theft of bicycle in Poole

    18 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following an attempted theft of a bicycle in Poole. At approximately 3.40pm on Monday 27 September 2021 a 16-year-old local boy was cycling home from school and was cros...
  • Witness appeal following reported assaults in Gillingham

    18 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following assaults in Gillingham – with one man arrested. Dorset Police received a report at 7.55am on Thursday 14 October 2021 of two men next to a damaged blue Peugeo...
  • Drink driver jailed for causing fatal collision in Bournemouth

    18 October 2021
    A drink driver who admitted causing a fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth has been jailed. Dumitru Radu, aged 27, was sentenced at Salisbury Crown Court on Monday 18 October 2021 after admitting offences of causing death by dangerous driving and ...
  • CCTV appeal following sexual assault in Bournemouth

    18 October 2021
    Officers investigating a report of sexual assault at a bar in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify. The incident occurred between 12.30am and 1.15am on Thursday 9 September 2021. It was reported that the victim, a wom...
  • Update – arrests in connection with reported attempted robbery in Weymouth

    15 October 2021
    Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted robbery in Weymouth. The incident happened at 9.59am on Friday 21 May 2021 at the junction of St. Mary Street and St. Thomas Street, opposite the King’s Statue. The victim had been...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Sherborne

    15 October 2021
    Officers investigating a report of sexual assault in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6pm on Sunday 10 October 2021 a 16-year-old girl was walking along an alleyway that runs off Powys Lane, to t...
  • Appeal for information following quad bike theft near Sturminster Marshall

    15 October 2021
    Rural crime officers investigating the theft of a quad bike from a farm near Sturminster Marshall are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The green Honda Fourtrax quad bike was stolen at approximately 9.25pm on Saturday 9 ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Poole

    15 October 2021
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a robbery in Poole. At around 6pm on Wednesday 13 October 2021 the victim, a man aged in his 20s, was near to the skate park in Baiter Park when he was ...
  • Force offer advice to those who call 999 by mistake

    15 October 2021
    Dorset Police is offering advice to callers who accidentally dial 999, in an effort to reduce unnecessary demand placed on operators.     The Force has seen an increase in the number of 999 calls recently, many of which are abandoned. There are lots of r...
  • Investigation update after alleged racially aggravated abuse in Bridport

    15 October 2021
    Following enquiries into an alleged racially aggravated abuse of a football player at a match in Bridport a man has attended a voluntary interview. The incident occurred during the second half of a match between the reserve teams for Bridport FC and Gill...
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