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  • Witness appeal following serious injury road traffic collision in West Parley

    14 June 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision that left a motorcyclist with a serious leg injury. Just before 6pm yesterday, Tuesday 13 June 2017, a collision occurred on Christchurch Road in West Parley, by the junction with Church La...
  • Update: Reported burglary at Bridport petrol station

    13 June 2017
    A man arrested in connection with a reported burglary at a Bridport petrol station has been released without charge. At around 10.49pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 officers were called to reports of a till snatch at the Esso garage in East Road. A till tray, ...
  • Dorset Police asks for the public’s help in neighming its udderly awesome new crime fighting tractor!

    13 June 2017
    A tractor that has been given police branding is set to take to the fields of Dorset over the next year and Dorset Police is calling on the public’s help in naming it. Members of the public are encouraged to put forward name suggestions on the Dors...
  • Samaritans provide emotional support to Dorset Police custody detainees

    13 June 2017
    A new partnership between Dorset Police and the Samaritans charity is offering support to detainees held in Bournemouth’s custody suite.  Samaritans' volunteers have begun working in Bournemouth custody to provide a confidential and impartial support ser...
  • Man charged after reported second hand car scam in East Dorset

    12 June 2017
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged second hand car scam in East Dorset. Police received a call at 8.29pm on Sunday 12 February 2017 reporting criminal damage to a car at an address in St Ives near Ringwood. It is alleged that three men...
  • Update: Man found with serious head injuries in Weymouth

    12 June 2017
    Detectives investigating how a man sustained serious head injuries in Weymouth have released three people without charge. The man aged in his 40s was found lying next to a bicycle in Upway Street, off King Street, at around 6.30pm on Wednesday 15 March 2...
  • Update: Witness appeal after alleged shop robbery in Bournemouth

    12 June 2017
    A woman arrested in connection with a shop robbery in Bournemouth has been released without charge. At around 4.35pm on Friday 3 March 2017 it was reported that a woman entered Columbia News on Columbia Road, waved a knife toward the shopkeeper and deman...
  • Summer drink and drug driving campaign - seven people charged

    09 June 2017
    A total of seven people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police’s summer drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during June. The campaign runs between T...
  • Alleged assault in Bridport – appeal for witnesses

    09 June 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported assault in Bridport town centre are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward. Officers were called to West Street at around 11pm on Monday 5 June 2017 and found an injured man lying in the road in the vi...
  • Appeal following assault near Sturminster Newton

    09 June 2017
    Officers are appealing for information following an assault near Sturminster Newton. At approximately 10.20am on Saturday 27 May 2017 a road traffic collision occurred along Station Road in Stalbridge between a silver Volkswagen Passat and a blue Citroen...
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