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  • Weymouth man jailed for non-recent sexual offences

    20 October 2021
    A Weymouth man has been jailed for more than 20 years for a series of sexual offences dating back around 30 years. Mark Paul Slater, aged 65 and of Beverley Road, Weymouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court to 23 years in prison on Monday 18 Octob...
  • Appeal for information following racially aggravated hate crime incident in East Dorset

    20 October 2021
    Officers investigating a racially aggravated hate crime incident in East Dorset areappealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Sometime between 3pm and 3.30pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021 the victim - a local man aged in his 30s - w...
  • Man jailed for handling stolen goods

    20 October 2021
    A man has been jailed for handling stolen goods following a burglary in Poole. Tommy Philip Hick, aged 42 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 15 October 2021 and received a prison term of 15 months. At around 1.30am...
  • Force creates a podcast series for rural communities

    20 October 2021
    Dorset Police’s Rural Crime Team has launched a podcast series, County Cast, as a new way to engage with farmers, agricultural workers and residents across rural areas of Dorset.   The podcast series has been developed by the Rural Crime Team to connect ...
  • Distraction theft in Shaftesbury – witness appeal

    20 October 2021
    Detectives investigating a series of distraction thefts are appealing for witnesses following another incident in Shaftesbury. The victim, a man aged in his 60s, was in the Bell Street car park in the town at around 3.57pm on Saturday 16 October 2021 whe...
  • Appeal for witnesses following burglary in Ferndown

    19 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a burglary in Ferndown. Between 6.30pm and 9.45pm on Wednesday 13 October 2021 a burglary occurred at an address in Church Road. The victim returned home to find t...
  • Appeal for information following distraction theft in Poole

    19 October 2021
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a distraction theft in Poole. The victim, a man aged in his 70s, was outside an address in Cliff Drive at around 2.40pm on Saturday 16 October 2021 when...
  • Appeal for information following fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    19 October 2021
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 4.25pm on Tuesday 28 September 2021 on Bourne Valley Road. A...
  • Appeal for witnesses following assault in Weymouth

    19 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an assault in Weymouth. The incident occurred at around 2.05am on Saturday 2 October 2021 on The Esplanade near to Astrid Way. It is reported that the victim - a m...
  • Witness and dashcam appeal following attempted robbery in Poole

    18 October 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following an attempted robbery in Poole. At approximately 3.40pm on Monday 27 September 2021 a 16-year-old local boy was cycling home from school and was crossing the br...

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