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  • Public appeal following theft of sheep in Dorchester

    07 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for information from the public after a large number of sheep were stolen from a field in Dorchester. Sometime between 6pm on Sunday 3 June and 8.30am on Monday 4 June 2018 approximately 25 ewes and 45 lambs were removed from a fie...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Weymouth

    06 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision involving a teenage boy in Weymouth. At 3.30pm today, Wednesday 6 June 2018, Dorset Police was called to reports of a serious injury collision in Portland Road involving a 1...
  • Update – further arrests following reports of shots being fired in Weymouth

    04 June 2018
    Detectives investigating an incident where shots were reportedly fired in Weymouth have arrested four further people. Dorset Police received a report at 5.53pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018 of shots being fired - possibly from an air weapon - in Marsh Road near...
  • Could you help the police by knitting teddies for children in distress?

    04 June 2018
    Dorset Police is calling on the support of knitting enthusiasts across the county to create teddy bears for children in distress. The teddies will be carried in patrol cars and used to comfort young children who are distressed or experiencing a traumatic...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision near Blandford

    02 June 2018
    Officers investigating a fatal collision near Blandford are issuing an appeal for witnesses. At 5.42pm yesterday, Friday 1 June 2018, Dorset Police received a call from the fire service reporting a vehicle on fire in a field near to Whatcombe Lane in Win...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision in Lyme Regis

    02 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision in Lyme Regis. Dorset Police received a report at 10.19am today, Saturday 2 June 2018, of a collision involving a black Honda motorcycle and a silver Honda CR-V...
  • Drink Driver? You’ll be named this summer by Dorset Police

    01 June 2018
    Dorset Police is today, Friday 1 June, launching its summer drink driving campaign which is set to run until Monday 16 July to coincide with the World Cup.    Those caught will appear in court before being publicly named by the Force and have their images...
  • Update - CCTV appeal following theft of mobile phone in Swanage

    01 June 2018
    A man has come forward following a CCTV appeal into the reported theft of a mobile phone in Swanage. At around 1.10pm on Monday 7 May 2018 a woman was buying some items at the till of WH Smith on Institute Road when she placed her black Samsung Galaxy J3...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with serious collision in Shaftesbury

    31 May 2018
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious collision in Shaftesbury. At 1.26pm on Tuesday 12 December 2017 a two vehicle collision occurred on Salisbury Road near to the junction with Greenacre Way involving a black Hyundai i40 and a bl...
  • Appeal for witnesses following reported robbery in Weymouth

    30 May 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported robbery in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. A 15-year-old boy reported to police that he was with friends in St Mary Street near to the Trespass store at around 8.15pm on...
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