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  • Witness appeal following burglary in Southbourne

    23 March 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary in Southbourne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Some time between 5pm on Friday 20 March and 10am on Monday 23 March 2020 two outboard powerboat motors were stolen from Hengistbury ...
  • Witness appeal following arson in Ashley Heath

    23 March 2020
    Officers investigating an arson incident at a country park in Ashley Heath are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5.10pm on Thursday 19 March 2020 a group of three young people set fire to benches and play park ...
  • Appeal for information following fatal collision in Weymouth

    22 March 2020
    Officers are appealing for information and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a fatal collision in Weymouth. Officers were called at 11.41am on Sunday 22 March 2020 to reports of a head-on collision on the A354 Weymouth Relief Road inv...
  • COVID-19 message to our communities

    21 March 2020
    Message from Assistant Chief Constable Mark Callaghan, who is leading the police response for COVID-19: "I would like to reassure our Dorset communities that we have taken all necessary steps to ensure we can continue to protect you, prevent crime and up...
  • Witness appeal following aggravated burglary in Bournemouth

    20 March 2020
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 10.07pm on Thursday 19 March 2020 to a report of a group of men wearing balaclavas entering...
  • Robbery in Poole – image appeal

    18 March 2020
    Officers investigating a robbery in Poole are issuing an image of the stolen bike and asking anyone with information to come forward. At around 4.50pm on Tuesday 3 March 2020 a 10-year-old boy was cycling along Melbury Avenue at the junction with Milborn...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Weymouth

    18 March 2020
    Detectives investigating a robbery in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 4am and 5am on Wednesday 11 March 2020 the victim, a woman aged in her 20s, was walking through the underpass under Westwey Roa...
  • Update – second man due to appear in court in connection with investigation into alleged scam

    18 March 2020
    A second man is due to appear in court in connection with an investigation into an alleged scam where a Bournemouth couple were reportedly conned out of a significant amount of money. It was reported that the couple, aged in their 70s, were targeted by f...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported assault in Poole

    17 March 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault in Poole Park. At around 9.30am on Saturday 1 February 2020 a woman was walking through the park near to the mini golf course. It was reported that a man approached her and accused her of foll...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with reported criminal damage in Weymouth

    17 March 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with alleged criminal damage to a bus shelter in Weymouth. It was reported that at around 11.55pm on Wednesday 5 February 2020 a man was seen kicking over bins in St Thomas Street and jumped through a glass p...
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