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  • 53 people charged with drink driving related offences during Christmas campaign

    10 January 2018
    The annual Christmas drink and drug drive campaign saw Dorset Police target those who drive while under the influence. A total of 413 breath tests were carried out by officers during the Christmas campaign, which ran between Friday 1 December 2017 and Mo...
  • Witness appeal following theft of horsebox in Bournemouth

    10 January 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following the theft of a horsebox used as part of a DJ set in Bournemouth. The horsebox was stolen from a driveway in Warwick Place in Boscombe sometime between 10pm on Monda...
  • Witness appeal following armed robbery near Sherborne

    10 January 2018
    Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a store near Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 12.30pm on Tuesday 9 January 2018, Dorset Police received a report of an armed robbery at the Spar store...
  • Aggravated burglary in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    09 January 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth. At around 9.30pm on Monday 8 January 2018 the resident of a flat in Lorne Park Road, a man aged in his 20s who was at the ...
  • Police warning after bogus doorstep caller in Bournemouth

    09 January 2018
    Officers in Bournemouth are asking residents to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to police following reports of a bogus doorstep caller. The caller has reportedly targeted houses over the last few weeks, but police only received reports on ...
  • Appeal for information following report of animal cruelty in Poole

    08 January 2018
    Officers are appealing for information in relation to an incident of animal cruelty in Poole. It was reported that at around 11.15am on Saturday 6 January 2018 three men were seen at the Broadstone Recreation Ground releasing rabbits and setting dogs on ...
  • Appeal after aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    08 January 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 8pm on Wednesday 3 January 2018 in the area of Yelverton Road. The victim - a man aged in his 30s - was returning to his home address whe...
  • Update – CCTV witness appeal after death of man in Poole

    08 January 2018
    A man has come forward following an appeal for a potential witness in relation to an investigation into a man’s death in Poole. Dorset Police received a call at 2.53pm on Tuesday 26 December 2017 by the ambulance service to reports of a concern for...
  • Witness appeal following aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    07 January 2018
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 7.50pm yesterday, Saturday 6 January 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a disturbance at an address in ...
  • Fatal collision in Dorchester – further update

    07 January 2018
    A man arrested in connection with a fatal collision in Dorchester has been released under investigation. Police were called at 7.46pm on Wednesday 27 December 2017 to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on The Grove. It is alleged the d...
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