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  • Incident in Ferndown - update

    11 June 2019
    A man and woman arrested following an incident in Ferndown have been released on police bail while enquiries continue. At around 4.15pm on Sunday 9 June 2019 officers attended an address in Coppins Close off Christchurch Road to carry out arrest enquirie...
  • Thank you to residents after incident in Ferndown

    10 June 2019
    Officers would like to thank residents for their support and patience during an incident in Ferndown in which a man and a woman have been arrested. At around 4.15pm on Sunday 9 June 2019 officers attended an address in Coppins Close off Christchurch Road...
  • Update – men charged in connection with reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    12 April 2019
    Two men have been charged 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 in Marsh Road near to the Asda supermarket. There were also repo...
  • March 2019 knife amnesty – Over 200 bladed items surrendered and destroyed

    02 April 2019
    Over 200 knives and bladed items were handed in to police during the week-long knife amnesty held in Dorset earlier this month. The amnesty was part of the ongoing national knife crime reduction initiative Operation Sceptre and ran from 11 - 17 March 20...
  • Update – man charged in connection with alleged firearms incident in Poole

    08 August 2018
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court today, Wednesday 8 August 2018, in connection with an alleged firearms incident in Poole. Dorset Police was called to an address in Belben Road at 9.17pm on Monday 6 August 2018 to reports of a man wit...
  • Appeal for information following alleged firearms incident in Poole

    07 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for information following an alleged firearms incident in Poole. Dorset Police was called to an address in Belben Road at 9.17pm yesterday, Monday 6 August 2018, to reports of a man with a gun. It is alleged the man made threats...
  • Update – men released without charge following report of shots fired in Bournemouth

    27 July 2018
    Five men arrested in connection with reported shots fired in Bournemouth have been released without charge. At 12.30am on Sunday 20 August 2017 Dorset Police received a report that two men attended a property on Wimborne Road and woke the occupants up by...
  • Update – further arrest following reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    19 July 2018
    Detectives investigating an incident where shots were reportedly fired in Weymouth have arrested a sixth person. 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 t...
  • 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...
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