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August 2018  

  • Update – further arrest in connection with reported burglary in Weymouth

    30 August 2018
    Officers investigating an alleged burglary in Weymouth have made a third arrest. It was reported that between 1am and 6am on Thursday 16 August 2018 a burglary occurred at a property in Brownlow Street while the occupants were asleep upstairs. Entry was...
  • Tribute to man who died in collision in Verwood

    30 August 2018
    The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Ringwood Road in Verwood has issued a tribute. Their statement reads: “Our son, brother and friend Thomas Benjamin Lenton was tragically taken away from us on the early morning of Saturday...
  • Witness appeal following road rage incident in Poole

    30 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a road rage incident in Poole. At around 5.30pm on Tuesday 28 August 2018 an altercation occurred on the B3068 near to Horizon Honda involving the occupants of a silver Ford Focus and a Vol...
  • Three people arrested following drugs warrants across Purbeck

    30 August 2018
    During the last week, a series of search warrants have been executed in Swanage, Wareham and Bovington in relation to the supply of controlled drugs. Officers from Neighbourhood Policing Teams in Poole and Purbeck as well as other specialist departments ...
  • Witness appeal following street robbery in Christchurch

    30 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a street robbery in Christchurch. At approximately 11pm on Wednesday 29 August 2018 a local man was walking on a pathway in Chewton Common when he was approached by an unknown man and punc...
  • Witness appeal following two burglaries in Bournemouth

    30 August 2018
    Detectives investigating two burglaries in Bournemouth that may be linked are asking for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Between 10pm and 11pm on Wednesday 29 August 2018 a woman was found inside two different flats on Seabourne Ro...
  • Update – men due to appear in court in connection with reported burglary near Dorchester

    30 August 2018
    Two men are due to appear in court in connection with a reported burglary near Dorchester. It was reported at around 7.50am on Sunday 15 October 2017 that a break-in had occurred overnight at The Wardon Hill Trading Post on the Clay Pigeon Industrial Sit...
  • Update – woman due in court in connection with serious injury collision in West Moors

    29 August 2018
    A woman is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury collision in West Moors. At 2.11pm on Sunday 10 June 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a collision in a car park off Station Road involving a blue Daewoo Matiz and a parked a...
  • Murder investigation in Christchurch – man charged

    28 August 2018
    Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Christchurch have charged a man with murder. At around 2.45am on Sunday 26 August 2018 officers were called to an address in Park Gardens following a report that a woman had sustained serious injuries. Sad...
  • Update – further arrest in connection with altercation in Wareham

    28 August 2018
    Detectives investigating an altercation in Wareham have made a second arrest. At around 9.20pm on Wednesday 22 August 2018 Dorset Police received reports of a disturbance in the area of Mill Lane. Officers attended and found a 15-year-old local boy rece...
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