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  • Further appeal after series of motorcycle thefts and thefts from cars in Weymouth and Portland

    25 May 2017
    Officers in Weymouth and Portland are issuing advice to residents following a series of motorbike thefts and a spate of thefts from cars. There have been more than 20 incidents in the area since the start of April and officers are appealing for anyone wi...
  • Further police reassurance in relation to rise in UK threat level

    25 May 2017
    Assistant Chief Constable Russ Middleton said: “In response to the recent change in the threat level to critical, armed officers from Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police will be seen out and about in our communities, throughout both Force ar...
  • Police issue reassurance message following rise in UK threat level

    24 May 2017
    Following the rise in the UK threat level officers in Dorset are issuing a message of reassurance to the public and are asking everyone to be alert and not alarmed. Dorset Police Deputy Chief Constable James Vaughan said: "As part of the ongoing investig...
  • Message regarding Manchester concert attack

    23 May 2017
    Superintendent Mike Rogers, of Dorset Police, said: “Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by the events in Manchester and our deepest condolences are with the families and friends of those who tragically lost their lives. “Dor...
  • Update: Appeal to find missing dog

    23 May 2017
    A dog that was reported stolen from Lytchett Matravers has been reunited with her owner. Officers received a report that Kaya, a 10-month-old Greyhound and Whippet cross, had been taken from the Peatons Lane area on the evening of Wednesday 15 March 2017...
  • Public appeal after cyclist found with serious injuries near Bridport

    22 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist was found with serious injuries near Bridport. At around 4.18pm on Friday 19 May 2017 it was reported that a cyclist was found in the road near to Crepe Farm House in Symondsbury. The ...
  • Witness appeal following attempted burglary in Weymouth

    22 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an attempted burglary in Weymouth. At 8.59am on Wednesday 17 May 2017 police received a report of an attempted break-in to a number of outbuildings at a property on Chickerell Road. The inci...
  • Witness appeal following arson at house near Gillingham

    22 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a suspicious fire at a house near Gillingham. At 9.08pm on Wednesday 17 May 2017 Dorset Police was contacted by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service to rep...
  • Additional arrest made in Guy Hedger murder investigation in East Dorset

    18 May 2017
    Detectives have today made another arrest in the Guy Hedger murder investigation. This morning, Thursday 18 May 2017, a 39-year-old Bournemouth man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary and is currently assisting offi...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure in Weymouth

    18 May 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an indecent exposure incident in Weymouth. At around 7.39am yesterday, Wednesday 17 May 2017, a local teenage girl was walking along Norfolk Road, between the junctions of Sussex Road and Dev...
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