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  • Update – arrest in connection with reported stabbing on Weymouth seafront

    17 November 2018
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported stabbing in Weymouth. The incident occurred at around 10.45pm yesterday, Friday 16 November 2018, on The Esplanade near to the King’s Statue. The victim, a man aged in his 30s, reported that he...
  • Man arrested following reported burglary in Boscombe

    16 November 2018
    A man has been arrested following a reported burglary in Boscombe. At 9.05pm yesterday, Thursday 15 November 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a break-in at The Cherries Café on Curzon Road. A till was reportedly stolen. A single-crewed of...
  • Arrest made following Xanax drug warrant in Dorchester

    16 November 2018
    Police have made an arrest following a drug warrant in Dorchester regarding the suspected supply of the drug Xanax. Officers from Dorchester and Weymouth Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPT) executed the warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address ...
  • Man arrested following drugs warrant in Bridport

    16 November 2018
    A man has been arrested after officers carried out a drugs warrant in Bridport. At around 5.50pm on Thursday 15 November 2018 officers executed a warrant at an address in the Bradpole area of the town. During a search of the premises a quantity of suspe...
  • Witness appeal after woman found with possible stab wound

    15 November 2018
    Detectives investigating an incident in Weymouth that left a woman with a possible stab wound are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At 7.18pm yesterday, Wednesday 14 November 2018, Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance s...
  • Spit and Bite Guards to be introduced at Dorset Police

    13 November 2018
    This December, Dorset Police will introduce spit and bite guards (SBG) to limit the number of assaults on officers and staff. Chief Superintendent Colin Searle said: “The introduction of this kit is vital to support officer and staff safety. Biting...
  • Witness appeal following collision near Corfe Mullen

    13 November 2018
    Officers investigating a collision near Corfe Mullen are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward. At 5.55pm yesterday, Monday 12 November 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a road traffic collision involving a black ...
  • Statement from Chief Constable James Vaughan on police budget

    13 November 2018
    Speaking about the Police and Crime Commissioner’s comments to the Dorset Police and Crime Panel on 13 November, Chief Constable James Vaughan said: “The Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill has today outlined our shared concerns about the futur...
  • Update – three arrests following reported burglaries in Bournemouth

    13 November 2018
    Two men have been charged in connection with reported burglaries in Bournemouth. At around 11.15pm on Wednesday 7 November 2018 Dorset Police responded to a report of a break-in at an address in Hawkwood Road. It was reported that a man who was known to ...
  • Witness appeal following attempted robbery of blind woman in Bournemouth

    13 November 2018
    Detectives are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after an attempted robbery of a blind woman in Bournemouth. Shortly before 2.45pm today, Tuesday 13 November 2018, the victim - a woman aged in her 40s - was walking in Pilot Hight Road in West H...
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