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  • Update – man identified following reported suspicious incidents in Poole

    09 June 2018
    Officers investigating reported suspicious incidents at a bus station in Poole have identified a man they wished to speak to. On four occasions between Monday 12 March and Friday 16 March 2018 two teenage schoolgirls had left school and were waiting at t...
  • Summer drink driving campaign – seven people charged

    08 June 2018
    Seven people have been charged with drink driving offences during the first week of Dorset Police’s summer drink driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth this month. The campaign runs from Friday 1 June 2018 to Mond...
  • Witness appeal after street robbery in Bournemouth

    07 June 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happened at around 11.30am on Wednesday 6 June 2018 on Clifton Road. The victim - a Bournemouth woman aged in her 30s - was walking along the road when she was pu...
  • 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...
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