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  • Witness appeal after alleged road rage incident near Dorchester

    09 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for information after an alleged road rage incident on the A35 near Dorchester. The incident happened at around 12.25pm on Wednesday 7 March 2018 between Stinsford roundabout and the Stadium roundabout. It was reported that a blac...
  • Appeal for information following theft of items from graveside

    09 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following the repeated theft of items from a cemetery in Corfe Castle. The family of a young man who died around a year ago has repeatedly found items they have placed beside his grave at...
  • Dorset Road Safe launches new road safety website

    09 March 2018
    Public services that work together across Dorset to improve safety on our roads have launched a new website - available at: www.dorsetroadsafe.org.uk Dorset Road Safe brings together the police, fire service, health and local authorities to work in partn...
  • Update – public appeal following death of a man in Shaftesbury

    08 March 2018
    Two men arrested in connection with the death of a man in Shaftesbury have been released without charge. On Tuesday 17 October 2017 the ambulance service was called to an address in Lane Side following reports that a local man had suffered a cardiac arre...
  • Renewed photo appeal for missing Swanage man

    07 March 2018
    Officers continuing to search for missing Swanage man Gerald Turner are releasing a new photo of him. The 67-year-old was reported missing at 11.30am on Sunday 4 March 2018, having last been seen at his home address in Church Hill at around 3am. Searche...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported burglary in Weymouth

    07 March 2018
    Officers investigating a reported burglary in Weymouth have arrested a man. Dorset Police received a report that a burglary had occurred at an address in Milton Crescent between 8.30pm and 8.45pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018. The offender had allegedly...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision on the A30 near Sherborne

    07 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision on the A30 near Sherborne. Dorset Police was called at 7.54pm yesterday, Tuesday 6 March 2018, by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service to reports of a road traffic c...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Corfe Castle

    06 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in Corfe Castle. At approximately 3.30pm on Thursday 1 March 2018 it was reported that a vehicle collided with the Greyhound Inn in The Squ...
  • Witness appeal following reported assault in Poole

    06 March 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was reportedly assaulted following an altercation in Poole. Sometime between 11.45am and midday on Saturday 3 March 2018 it was reported that an altercation occurred between two men in the ...
  • Update - appeal for witnesses following reported serious assault in Christchurch

    05 March 2018
    Three men have been arrested in connection with a reported serious assault in the Christchurch area. Shortly before 10.15pm on Thursday 1 March 2018 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation involving four men in Barrack Road, near to the junctio...