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January 2021  

  • Renewed appeal for information in relation to sexual assault in Bournemouth

    27 January 2021
    Detectives are renewing their appeal for information as they continue to investigate a sexual assault in Bournemouth and are issuing images of a man they would like to speak to as a witness. The victim, a woman aged in her 20s, was sitting outside a fire...
  • Update – reported assault in Christchurch

    27 January 2021
    A woman has come forward following an image appeal in relation to a reported assault in Christchurch. At around 3.25pm on Tuesday 12 January 2021 the victim - a local man aged in his 40s - was playing football with his son in Winkton playing fields on Sa...
  • Appeal for information following incident involving dog in Christchurch

    26 January 2021
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following an incident involving a dog in Christchurch. On Wednesday 6 January 2021 the victim - a local woman aged in her 50s - parked on the slip road in Mudeford woods and began to get ...
  • Appeal for information following serious collision near Dorchester

    25 January 2021
    Officers are appealing for information following a serious injury road traffic collision near Dorchester. Dorset Police received a report at 9.01am on Sunday 24 January 2021 of a single vehicle collision on the westbound carriageway of the A35 Puddletown...
  • Man jailed following burglaries in Bournemouth

    25 January 2021
    A prolific offender has been jailed for four years and six months following a number of burglaries in Bournemouth. Kevin Arthur Appleby, 47 and of Wimborne Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday 5 January 2021 after prev...
  • Update – missing Portland man located

    24 January 2021
    Officers searching for missing Portland man Adam Self are pleased to confirm he has been located. The 39-year-old was reported missing having last been seen at his home address at around 9pm on Friday 22 January 2021. Following searches and enquiries by...
  • Update in relation to reported altercation and dangerous driving incident in Bournemouth

    22 January 2021
    Three men arrested as part of an investigation into an alleged altercation and dangerous driving incident in Bournemouth have been released from police bail without charge. It was reported that at around 9.10am on Thursday 24 December 2020 an altercation...
  • Update – man in court in connection with reported burglary and vehicle offences on Portland

    22 January 2021
    A man has been charged and has appeared in court in connection with a reported burglary and alleged vehicle offences on Portland. It was reported that at around 5am on Friday 1 January 2021 someone entered a house in Easton Street and took a set of keys....
  • Man sentenced following fatal road traffic collision near Sherborne

    22 January 2021
    A man has been sentenced following a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision near Sherborne. James Russell, 78 and of Boys Hill in Holnest, appeared at Weymouth Magistrates' Court on Thursday 21 January 2021 and was disqualified from driving for three y...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Weymouth

    20 January 2021
    Officers investigating a serious injury collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. An investigation is underway into a collision that occurred at around 8pm on Monday 18 January 2021 on Chaf...
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