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  • Man charged after alleged threats with a knife in Wimborne

    09 July 2018
    A man has been charged in relation to an incident in Wimborne in which it is alleged a taxi driver was threatened with a knife. At 11.52pm on Saturday 7 July 2018 it was reported that a male taxi driver had stopped at the BP petrol station on Wimborne Ro...
  • Witness appeal after alleged threats with a knife in Wimborne

    08 July 2018
    Detectives investigating an incident in Wimborne in which it is alleged a taxi driver was threatened with a knife are asking for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At 11.52pm on Saturday 7 July 2018 it was reported that a male taxi dr...
  • Update – further arrests following reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    04 June 2018
    Detectives investigating an incident where shots were reportedly fired in Weymouth have arrested four further people. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018 of shots being fired - possibly from an air weapon - in Marsh Road near...
  • Further update – witness appeal following reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    25 May 2018
    A man arrested in connection with an incident where shots were reportedly fired in Weymouth has been released under investigation. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018 of shots being fired - possibly from an air weapon - in Ma...
  • Update – witness appeal after reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    24 May 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with an incident where shots were reportedly fired in Weymouth. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018 of shots being fired - possibly from an air weapon - in Marsh Road near to the Asda sup...
  • Witness appeal after reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    23 May 2018
    Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after reports of shots being fired in Weymouth. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm yesterday, Tuesday 22 May 2018, of shots being fired - possibly from an air weapon - in Marsh R...
  • Update in appeal following incident at Lodmoor Country Park

    22 May 2018
    Officers investigating an incident in which it is alleged that a man threatened a member of the public with a knife at a Weymouth country park have made an arrest. At 4.48pm on Friday 18 May 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a man with a Swiss ...
  • Update – Man due in court in connection with incident in Bournemouth

    01 March 2018
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an incident in Bournemouth. At 7.22am on Saturday 3 February 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports that a woman was being held hostage at an address in Parley Road by a man allegedly armed wit...
  • Dorset Police support National Knife Amnesty

    09 February 2018
    If you’re arming yourself with a knife, scissors, screwdriver or any other bladed item in Dorset this week, drop them safely in one of our amnesty bins and face no risk of prosecution. Dorset Police is supporting Op Sceptre, a campaign led by the Home Off...
  • Update to incident in Bournemouth

    06 February 2018
    A man who was arrested following an incident in Bournemouth has been released under investigation. At 7.22am on Saturday 3 February 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports that a woman was being held hostage at an address in Parley Road by a man alleged...
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