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  • Advice to dog owners following spate of sheep worrying incidents

    08 December 2017
    Officers are reminding pet owners to ensure they keep their dogs away from livestock following a spate of sheep worrying incidents across Dorset. Dorset Police has received six reports of sheep worrying since Thursday 30 November 2017, including two sepa...
  • Appeal to locate owner of possible stolen cat

    13 September 2017
    Officers are hoping to trace the owner of a cat found in Poole that they believe may have been stolen. At 9.15am on Monday 11 September 2017 Dorset Police received a report of anti-social behaviour relating to two men and two women in the area of the Ser...
  • Witness appeal following dog incident in Poole

    22 August 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman sustained an injury following an incident with a dog in Poole. At around 3pm on Tuesday 15 August 2017 a woman was walking her West Yorkshire Terrier on the Millfield Estate when a black ...
  • Update: Appeal to find missing dog

    23 May 2017
    A dog that was reported stolen from Lytchett Matravers has been reunited with her owner. Officers received a report that Kaya, a 10-month-old Greyhound and Whippet cross, had been taken from the Peatons Lane area on the evening of Wednesday 15 March 2017...
  • Witness appeal following dog attack in Bournemouth

    12 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a dog attack in Bournemouth. At around 12.45pm on Monday 10 April 2017 a man was walking his Yorkshire Terrier dog on the beach at Hengistbury Head when it was attacked by a tanned-coloured M...
  • Appeal following dog bite incident in Poole

    03 February 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was bitten by a dog in Poole. At around 12.20pm on Saturday 28 January 2017 an eight-year-old boy was riding on his skateboard alongside his mum on a footpath at Whitecliffe Park heading toward Baiter Park, ...
  • Cross border operation targets criminals in rural Dorset

    02 February 2017
    A proactive operation aimed at tackling rural crime across three counties took place over the weekend. Officers from Dorset, Hampshire and Avon & Somerset joined forces for the operation which ran between 6pm on Saturday 28 January and 2am on Sunday ...
  • Appeal after two lambs decapitated near Dorchester

    02 February 2017
    Police are appealing for information after two lambs were decapitated on farmland to the east of Dorchester. A headless two-month old lamb was discovered on the morning of Tuesday 31 January 2017. A second lamb was found decapitated in a similar locatio...
  • Witness appeal following sheep worrying incident in Dorchester

    25 January 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a sheep worrying incident in Dorchester. At approximately 12.30pm on Monday 23 January 2017 around 300 sheep were chased into a corner by a black spaniel dog in a fi...
  • Men sentenced following poaching incident in Dorset

    05 January 2017
    One man has been convicted of affray and two men fined following a poaching incident in Dorset. Mark Mabey, 52 and of Wareham Road in Lytchett Matravers, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 5 January 2017 after being found guilty of affr...
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