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  • Man due in court following robbery in Swanage

    15 March 2017
    A 39-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with robbery. Officers were called at 3.05pm yesterday, Tuesday 14 March 2017, to Lloyds Bank on the High Street in Swanage following reports that a man had threatened members of staff with a knife and ...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision on Portland

    15 March 2017
    The bus driver who died in a fatal collision on Portland has been named by his family as James Patrick Spelman. At around 4.55pm on Tuesday 14 March 2017, a serious collision occurred in New Road involving a single-decker First Bus, a white Citroen Relay...
  • Witness appeal following robbery at Bournemouth petrol station

    14 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at a Bournemouth petrol station. The incident happened at 11.25pm yesterday, Monday 13 March 2017, at the Esso Service Station on Charminster Road when two men - one armed with a claw hammer and anot...
  • Witness appeal following theft of bike in Weymouth

    14 March 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a bicycle was stolen from outside a shop in Weymouth. Officers have released an image of the bike, which was taken from outside the Pets at Home store on the Jubilee Retail Park at around 12.30pm on Sunday 12 Marc...
  • Appeal following serious road traffic collision near Dorchester

    14 March 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision near Dorchester. The two-vehicle collision happened at around 11.35am on Tuesday 14 March on an unclassified road between the West Stafford bypass and Crossways. The collision...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision on Portland

    14 March 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision on Portland. At around 4.55pm today, Tuesday 14 March 2017, a serious collision occurred in New Road involving a single-decker First Bus, a white Citroen Relay Luton van reg...
  • UPDATE: Two men charged after alleged assault in Weymouth

    09 March 2017
    Two men have been charged in connection with an alleged assault in Weymouth. The incident happened at around 11pm on Saturday 21 January 2017 in the Golden Lion pub on St Edmund Street. It is alleged that the victim - a local man aged in his 60s - was p...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    13 March 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman was assaulted in Bournemouth. At around 7am on Friday 10 March 2017 a woman was walking her two dogs along Littlemoor Avenue at the junction of Maidment Close when she was approached fr...
  • Witness appeal following sexual assault in Poole

    13 March 2017
    Officers investigating a sexual assault at Poole bus station are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 5pm on Monday 6 March 2017 a 16-year-old girl was at the station waiting to catch the number 17 bus when she was approached by an unknown ...
  • 92 motorists caught using their phone in week long crackdown

    13 March 2017
    Following an increase in the penalties for using a mobile phone at the wheel, Dorset Police has taken part in a week-long crackdown against people using their mobile phones while driving, with 92 fixed penalty notices being issued. The campaign ran from ...
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