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  • Warning following reports of bogus doorstep callers in Poole

    21 November 2016
    Police and charity Parkinson's UK are asking residents to be vigilant following a number of bogus doorstep callers in Poole. One incident happened at around 3pm on Wednesday 2 November 2016 at a house on Lancaster Drivewhen a woman asked for money for a ...
  • Dorset Police asks: How secure is your home this winter?

    18 November 2016
    The Force is encouraging residents to complete a home security self-assessment and consider measures to make their properties more secure. Trends show that dwelling burglary is declining in the county. Dorset Police is asking for the public’s help ...
  • Bravery award handed to jeweller who tackled armed robber

    18 November 2016
    A jeweller who tackled an armed robber has received a national bravery award. James Mortimer, who runs and is part owner of Newcombes@54 jewellers in Cheap Street in Sherborne, was handed a gold medal at the NPCC Police and Public Bravery Awards in Londo...
  • Road closed following serious collision near Dorchester

    18 November 2016
    The A37 is closed this morning following a serious collision near Dorchester. Officers were called at around 2.46am today, Friday 18 November 2016, to reports of a single-vehicle road traffic collision on the A37, two miles from Dorchester. The A37 rema...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision near Dorchester

    18 November 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision near Dorchester. At around 2.46am today, Friday 18 November 2016, a single-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A37, two miles from Dorchester. A blue Peugeot 306 left the road a...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision near Poole

    18 November 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after five people were injured in a collision near Poole. At around 11.46pm yesterday, Thursday 17 November 2016, a serious injury collision occurred on the A350 Blandford Road North, south of the Lytchett Matravers j...
  • Appeal after distraction burglary in Poole

    18 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a distraction burglary in Poole are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around midday on Thursday 17 November 2016 at an address in the Old Farm Road area. A local female...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision in Blandford

    17 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a serious road traffic collision on the A357 in Blandford. The collision, involving a car and a pedestrian, occurred along the A357 in Durweston at around 10.39am to...
  • UPDATE: Witness appeal following reported robbery in Weymouth

    17 November 2016
    Four men are due to appear in court charged in connection with a robbery offence in Weymouth. Two men, aged 20 and 23 and from Exeter, and two 25-year-olds from Weymouth, have been charged with robbery and are due to appear before Bournemouth Magistrates...
  • Advice from police after a series of jewellery burglaries

    17 November 2016
    Householders who own and keep jewellery in their homes are being urged to take steps to prevent them falling victim to burglary. The advice comes from Dorset Police and Operation Liberal, the national police intelligence unit protecting vulnerable membe...
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