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  • Update – further arrest in connection with reported fail-to-stop injury collision at Hurn

    19 May 2020
    A fourth man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into a reported fail-to-stop collision at Hurn near Christchurch. At around 5.26pm on Friday 15 May 2020 a BMW car travelling along Parley Lane reportedly failed to stop for police. The ...
  • Man jailed for spitting at police officers

    19 May 2020
    A man who threatened to infect police officers with COVID-19 (coronavirus) and spat in their faces has been jailed.Tony John Gallichan, aged 41 and of Kerley Road, Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 15 May 2020 after admitting...
  • Update in relation to reported assault in Bournemouth

    18 May 2020
    A man has come forward following an image appeal in relation to a reported assault and public order incident in Bournemouth. The appeal related to two separate incidents at the golf course in Meyrick Park on the evenings of Monday 6 April 2020 and Monday...
  • Update – arrest made following reported arson in Weymouth

    18 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged suspicious fire in Weymouth have arrested a man. At around 1am on Monday 18 May 2020 Dorset Police was called by the fire service to a report of a fire in a wheelie bin outside an address on Franklin Road. It was also...
  • Witness appeal following arson in Weymouth

    18 May 2020
    Detectives investigating a fire that was believed to have been started deliberately in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 1am on Monday 18 May 2020 Dorset Police was called by the fire service to a report of a fire in a wheel...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision in North Dorset

    18 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward following a serious injury road traffic collision in North Dorset. Dorset Police was called at 8.04am on Monday 18 May 2020 to a report of a collision involving ...
  • Think twice before travelling this weekend

    15 May 2020
    Dorset leaders ask for the public to use common sense and to ‘think twice’ before rushing to Dorset. Following the government’s announcements, public services in Dorset are appealing to visitors not to flout the new guidance by travelli...
  • Partner agencies ask the public to use common sense and ‘think twice’ before rushing to Dorset

    15 May 2020
    Dorset Police is joining forces with partner agencies in the county to ask the public to act responsibly and ‘think twice’ before travelling to Dorset. Chief Constable James Vaughan, of Dorset Police, said: “We had an important part to ...
  • Witness appeal following reported fail-to-stop injury collision at Hurn

    15 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a reported fail-to-stop collision at Hurn near Christchurch. At around 5.26pm on Friday 15 May 2020 a BMW car travelling along on Parley Lane reportedly faile...
  • Appeal for information following assaults and public order incidents in Weymouth

    14 May 2020
    Officers investigating two assaults and a public order incident in Weymouth are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. The incidents occurred between 5.45pm and 7.45pm on Sunday 3 May 2020 outside the Londis store on Abbotsbury Road. Two ...
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