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  • Summer drink driving campaign – further 12 people charged

    22 June 2018
    A further 12 people have been charged with drink driving offences during Dorset Police’s summer drink driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth in June and July. In total 27 people have been charged since the campaign...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Wimborne

    22 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to trace a vehicle that was involved in an injury fail-to-stop collision in Wimborne. At 7.35pm on Monday 18 June 2018 a road traffic collision occurred at Broomhill crossroads, at the junction of Colehi...
  • Witness appeal following indecent exposure in Poole

    22 June 2018
    Officers investigating an incident of indecent exposure in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The victim, a woman aged in her 30s, was jogging along The Avenue and was approaching the junction with Dalkeith Road...
  • Advice to public following two burglaries in Purbeck

    22 June 2018
    Detectives are urging members of the public to be vigilant following two high-value car burglaries in the Purbeck area. Two residential burglaries occurred overnight between Monday 18 June and Tuesday 19 June 2018 in Wareham and Swanage. Offenders gain...
  • Appeal for information following suspected arson incidents in Lytchett Matravers

    21 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for information following a series of suspected arson incidents in Lytchett Matravers. At around 1.15am today, Thursday 21 June 2018, Dorset Police received a report from the fire service that it was attending a vehicle fire in Hig...
  • Witness appeal following collision in Bridport

    21 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a road traffic collision in Bridport. At 8am on Saturday 16 June 2018 a two-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the westbound carriageway of the A35 East Road near to the Lee Lane junc...
  • Theft of trailer from Bere Regis – public appeal

    21 June 2018
    Officers investigating the theft of a trailer from a farm in Bere Regis are appealing for the public’s help. Sometime between 9am on Tuesday 19 June and 8.10am on Wednesday 20 June 2018 an offender or offenders entered a yard and barn via a locked ...
  • Officers and staff have been honoured at an awards ceremony for their service to Dorset

    21 June 2018
    Dorset Police held an awards event at Cobham Sports and Social Club in Wimborne, on Tuesday 19 June 2018. The event gathered family and friends to recognise the success of 28 officers and staff, as they were presented with their awards. After nomination...
  • Dorset Police officers nominated for national bravery award

    19 June 2018
    Two Dorset Police officers who were viciously attacked after stopping a man driving erratically have been nominated for a Police Bravery Award. Police Constable Charlotte Harvey and Police Sergeant Simon Kempton have been nominated to win an award at the...
  • Witness appeal following assault and dangerous driving incident in Weymouth

    18 June 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault and dangerous driving incident in Weymouth. At 9pm on Saturday 16 June 2018 it was reported that a grey Volkswagen Transporter overtook eight vehicles on Portland Beach Road, close to the Victoria...
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