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  • Summer drink and drug driving campaign – further 14 people charged

    23 June 2017
    A further 14 people have now been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s summer drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during July. A total of 33 people have been cha...
  • Update: Appeal following alleged assault in Bournemouth

    22 June 2017
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault outside a Bournemouth pub have arrested a man. The incident happened at around 12.20pm on Sunday 4 June 2017 outside the Dancing Duck on Poole Road. The victim, a Poole man aged in his 30s, sustained a broken ...
  • Fatal collision in Ferndown – woman due in court

    21 June 2017
    A woman is due to appear in court charged in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Ferndown. At 2.35pm on Saturday 28 January 2017 a collision occurred on Victoria Road near to the junction with Westwood Avenue involving a white Renault Clio ...
  • Witness appeal after assault in Bournemouth

    20 June 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Bournemouth. At around 3.30pm on Friday 16 June 2017 the victim, a 42-year-old Bournemouth man, was walking with his 69-year-old mother over the bridge on the approach to Kings Park Academ...
  • Bravery, policing excellence and long service recognised at awards ceremony

    19 June 2017
    Police officers and staff were recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping Dorset safe at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 13 June 2017. The Dorset Police award ceremony was held at Cobham Sports and Social Club in Wimborne, and saw officers a...
  • UPDATE: Appeal for Good Samaritan to come forward

    19 June 2017
    A cyclist injured in a collision near Blandford has been reunited with his bike following an appeal for the Good Samaritan who helped him to come forward. The collision occurred at around 6.30pm on Thursday 18 May 2017 on an unnamed road between Bulbarro...
  • Man charged after reported stabbing in Poole

    19 June 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with a reported stabbing in Poole. Officers were called at 12.35pm on Friday 16 June 2017, to reports that a man had sustained stab wounds in Hatch Pond Road on the Nuffield Industrial Estate. Paramedics and the air ...
  • Update: Man charged after alleged attempted robbery in Bournemouth

    19 June 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged attempted robbery at a sandwich shop in Bournemouth. At around 8.30pm on Friday 31 March 2017 a man reportedly entered the Subway store in Southbourne Grove and handed a note to a member of staff, stat...
  • Witness appeal after fire near Bournemouth beach

    18 June 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a suspicious fire near to Bournemouth beach. Police were called at around 3.40pm on Saturday 17 June 2017 to reports of a gorse fire along the cliffs between Pier Ap...
  • Photo appeal after burglary in Gillingham

    16 June 2017
    Police are appealing for information after a unique motorcycle frame was stolen during a garage burglary in Gillingham. The incident happened overnight between Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 June 2017 at an address on Bay Road. A number of items were stolen i...
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