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  • Television appeal following theft of sheep in North Dorset

    13 June 2018
    An appeal for information regarding the theft of a large number of sheep in North Dorset has featured on national television. Around 50 sheep were taken from a farm near Blandford, one of four similar incidents in the county during recent weeks. Officer...
  • Warning to public following series of distraction thefts

    13 June 2018
    Detectives are urging members of the public to be vigilant following a series of distraction thefts across the county. The offences have involved one or two women approaching men, generally aged in their 50s or older, in the street or outside their homes...
  • Appeal after reports of a drink spiking incident on Bournemouth beach

    13 June 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a woman reported her drink had been spiked on Bournemouth beach. The incident happened sometime between 4.30pm and 6pm on Sunday 10 June 2018 in the area of Alum Chin...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious incident in Bournemouth

    12 June 2018
    Detectives investigating a suspicious incident in Winton are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. An 11-year-old girl was walking near to the junction of Luther Road and Cranmer Road between 8am and 8.15am today, Tuesday 12...
  • Update - girl given youth caution following assault in Weymouth

    12 June 2018
    A girl arrested in connection with an assault in Weymouth has been given a youth caution. At around 9.20pm on Friday 17 November 2017 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had been located in an alleyway between Newstead R...
  • Update – appeal following reported burglary at address in Bournemouth

    12 June 2018
    A man arrested in connection with a reported burglary at an address in Bournemouth has been released without charge. The incident is reported to have occurred in the Springbourne area at the address of a vulnerable woman aged in her 60s. At around 5.30p...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Weymouth

    12 June 2018
    Officers investigating a burglary in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 6.20pm on Sunday 3 June 2018 a burglary occurred at an address in Radipole Lane, with the offenders gaining entry through a ba...
  • Avoid getting a red card during the World Cup

    12 June 2018
    Don’t kick-off during this summer’s tournament. Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police are advising people of the consequences of drinking too much and letting their emotions get the better of them during this summer’s World Cup....
  • Dorset Police officer given final written warning following public misconduct hearing

    12 June 2018
    A Dorset Police officer has been given a final written warning following a public misconduct hearing. The initial hearing took place between Monday 19 March and Friday 23 March 2018 at Dorset Police headquarters at Winfrith. The hearing was adjourned unt...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in West Moors

    10 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman sustained potentially life-changing injuries following a collision in West Moors. At 2.11pm today, Sunday 10 June 2018, Dorset Police was called to reports of a collision in a car park off Station Road i...
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