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  • Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – nine further people charged

    22 December 2017
    A further nine people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at court in Poole and Weymouth during January 2018. The campaign runs from Fri...
  • Update - witness appeal following reported burglary near Dorchester

    21 December 2017
    Officers investigating a reported burglary at an industrial site near Dorchester have arrested a man. It was reported at around 7.50am on Sunday 15 October 2017 that a break-in had occurred overnight at The Wardon Hill Trading Post on the Clay Pidgeon In...
  • Update – further arrest following alleged robbery in Bournemouth

    21 December 2017
    A second man has been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery in Bournemouth. At 2.35am on Saturday 3 December 2017 a 26-year-old Bournemouth man was using a cash machine at the Post Office in Cunningham Crescent in the presence of three other men...
  • Incident in North Bournemouth – man found not guilty

    20 December 2017
    A man charged in connection with a disturbance at a block of flats in North Bournemouth has been found not guilty. Dorset Police was called at 12.50am on Thursday 17 August 2017 to reports of a disturbance at a block of flats where a man was setting fire...
  • Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision near Shaftesbury

    19 December 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Shaftesbury. Dorset Police was called at 8.28am today, Tuesday 19 December 2017, to a report of a road traffic collision on the B3091 near to St James&rsqu...
  • Update – further charge in relation to alleged stabbing in Bournemouth

    19 December 2017
    A second boy has been charged in connection with an alleged stabbing in Bournemouth. At approximately 8.30pm on Saturday 16 December 2017 a group of boys and girls, all aged 16, were sitting on a bench at the Pelhams Park area on Milhams Road. It was rep...
  • Update – appeal for witnesses after alleged assault in Bournemouth

    19 December 2017
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Bournemouth has been released without charge. Police received a report of an assault in Wootton Gardens at around 10.30pm on Monday 31 July 2017. A man, aged in his 50s, was found in a property nea...
  • Appeal for witnesses after theft from shop in Poole

    19 December 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after offenders stole mobile phones and caused damage to a shop in Poole. The incident happened at around 5.55pm yesterday, Monday 18 December 2017, at Carphone Warehouse on Wessex Gate Retail Park. Three men entered...
  • Update – boy due in court in connection with alleged stabbing in Bournemouth

    19 December 2017
    A boy is due to appear in court today in connection with an alleged stabbing in Bournemouth. At approximately 8.30pm on Saturday 16 December 2017 a group of boys and girls, all aged 16, were sitting on a bench at the Pelhams Park area on Millhams Road. I...
  • Christmas drink and drug driving campaign – nine further people charged

    18 December 2017
    A further nine people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during December 2017 and January 2018. The cam...