Advice to dog owners following spate of sheep worrying incidents08 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 cat13 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 Poole22 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 dog23 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 Bournemouth12 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 Poole03 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 Dorset02 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 Dorchester02 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 Dorchester25 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 Dorset05 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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