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  • Burglary at business in Weymouth – witness appeal

    25 February 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a commercial burglary in Weymouth. At around 8.35am on Monday 22 February 2021 it was reported that a break-in had occurred at Hungerhill Garage on Lower Putton Lan...
  • Witness appeal following burglary and theft in Weymouth

    25 February 2021
    Officers investigating a burglary where car keys were stolen and the subsequent theft of number plates in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 11pm on Saturday 20 February and 8.45am on Sunday 21 Februa...
  • Update – missing Bournemouth woman located

    25 February 2021
    Officers searching for missing Bournemouth woman April Howatt are very pleased to confirm that she has been found safe and well. The 57-year-old was reported missing having last been seen just before 4pm on Tuesday 23 February 2021 in the area of the Kin...
  • Update in relation to reported sexual assault in North Dorset

    25 February 2021
    A man has come forward following an image appeal in relation to a reported sexual assault in North Dorset. It was reported that at around 12.30pm on Tuesday 23 February 2021 a 16-year-old girl was walking her dog on the North Dorset Trailway between Blan...
  • Update in relation to reported dog bite incident in Weymouth

    24 February 2021
    The owner of a dog that was involved in an alleged dog bite incident has been identified following an image appeal. At around 10.30am on Thursday 18 February 2021 a family group was walking along Queensland Road when they came across a small black Terrie...
  • Man admits spitting at Dorset Police officer during arrest

    24 February 2021
    A man has pleaded guilty to spitting at a Dorset Police officer as he attempted to arrest him. Steven Licorish, 41 and of no fixed abode, appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 23 February 2021 and pleaded guilty to assault of an emergency...
  • CCTV appeal following hate crime incident in Bournemouth

    24 February 2021
    Officers investigating an incident where a shop worker was racially abused in Bournemouth are issuing CCTV images of the suspect. At around 7.45am on Thursday 21 January 2021 a woman entered the Co-op store in Madeira Road and made a coffee from the shop...
  • Three charged following joint operation targeting suspected county lines drugs networks

    24 February 2021
    Officers have carried out a series of arrests following joint work with the Metropolitan Police to disrupt the activity of suspected county lines drug dealers operating in the Poole and Bournemouth area. Following fast-time enquiries, two men - aged 19 a...
  • Volunteers, we thank you

    24 February 2021
    Public sector organisations across Dorset are paying tribute to all volunteers who have given their time and expertise for free during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of people across the county have provided an invaluable contribution t...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Poole

    24 February 2021
    Officers investigating an alleged assault on a child in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that at around 3.50pm on Monday 22 February 2021 a man was seen with an eight-year-old girl outside the ...
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