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Update regarding body recovered at Portland Port

07 February 2019
The body brought to Portland Port today, Thursday 7 February 2019, has been formally identified by HM Coroner for Dorset as that of professional footballer Emiliano Sala. The families of Mr Sala and the pilot David Ibbotson have been updated with th...
  • Witness appeal following burglaries in Dorchester area

    20 February 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and reminding residents to remain vigilant following a series of burglaries in the Dorchester area. The most recent incident happened sometime between 11pm on Monday 18 February and 7am on Tuesday 19 February 2019 whe...
  • Update - appeal following reported church burglary in Weymouth

    19 February 2019
    Officers investigating a reported burglary at a church in Weymouth have arrested a man. It is reported the incident occurred sometime between 6.30pm on Tuesday 29 January and 9am on Wednesday 30 January 2019 at Weymouth Baptist Church on The Esplanade. ...
  • Appeal after assault on 11-year-old boy on Portland

    19 February 2019
    Officers are appealing for information following an assault on an 11-year-old boy on Portland. The incident happened at around 7.35am on Wednesday 6 February 2019 on Weston Road near to the junction with Courtlands Road. The victim was riding his micro-...
  • Photo appeal following theft of rare oven in Shaftesbury

    18 February 2019
    Officers are appealing for information following the theft of a rare oven in Shaftesbury. The incident happened sometime between Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 2019 from a caravan in Compton Abbas. It is described as a rare Caledonian nipper stove ...
  • Man who stalked former Miss Dorset jailed

    18 February 2019
    A man who stalked a former Miss Dorset by sending numerous Facebook messages, tried to forcibly kiss her and turned up at her work uninvited has been jailed. Jonathan Jay Deal, 39 and of Manor Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Poole Magistrates&rsquo...
  • Witness appeal following assault on man in Bournemouth

    18 February 2019
    Officers investigating an assault on a man in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 1.25am on Thursday 14 February 2019 a 21-year-old local man, who has a disability, entered the Inside London Market convenience store on Old...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision in North Dorset

    15 February 2019
    Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At 12.22pm today, Friday 15 February 2019, Dorset Police received a report of a collision on the C13 by the junc...
  • Update – appeal to locate missing woman from Poole

    15 February 2019
    Officers searching for missing Poole woman Suzanne Wolmarans are pleased to confirm she has been located. Suzanne, aged 43, was reported missing at 7.52pm on Tuesday 12 February 2019. She has now been located in the Poole area. We would like to thank e...
  • Man jailed for commercial burglary in Bournemouth

    15 February 2019
    A man has been jailed after admitting a commercial burglary in Bournemouth. Robbie Lee Lyons, aged 40 and of West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, was sentenced at Poole Magistrates' Court on Friday 15 February 2019 after admitting the burglary at the Cosy Club ...
  • Appeal for information following burglary in West Moors

    15 February 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary in West Moors are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.35pm on Sunday 10 February 2019 a burglary occurred at a home in Farm Road with the offenders forcing entry and stealing c...
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