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  • Witness appeal following reported stabbing in Bournemouth

    26 February 2020
    Officers continuing to investigate a reported stabbing in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The incident occurred at around 5.30pm on Sunday 2 February 2020, near to the junction of Sea Road and Christchu...
  • Annual awards ceremony marks exceptional contribution to policing in Dorset

    27 February 2020
    Dorset Police recognised police officers, staff and volunteers for their exceptional contribution to policing at the annual awards ceremony on Wednesday 26 February 2020. The ceremony, which took place at Queen Elizabeth School in Wimborne, saw a total o...
  • Witness appeal following dangerous driving incident on Portland

    27 February 2020
    Officers investigating reports of a dangerous driving incident on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that at around 10.15pm on Wednesday 26 February 2020 a grey BMW car was seen driving at exc...
  • Update – arrest in connection with reported theft and assault on Portland

    26 February 2020
    Officers investigating a reported assault and bicycle theft on Portland have arrested a teenage boy. It was reported that at around 4pm on Wednesday 19 February 2020 a group of four teenagers approached two teenage boys in Easton Square Gardens and asked...
  • Update in relation to serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    26 February 2020
    A woman seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Bournemouth in November last year has very sadly died. A collision occurred at around 12.20pm on Sunday 10 November 2019 on Belle Vue Road involving a black Toyota Yaris and a 97-year-old female pe...
  • Update in relation to reported shoplifting in Bournemouth

    25 February 2020
    Two people are due to appear in court in connection with the reported theft of Lego from a supermarket in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 10pm on Monday 11 November 2019 a man and woman entered the Tesco store in Riverside Avenue and selected...
  • Witness appeal following thefts in North Dorset

    24 February 2020
    Officers investigating thefts from vehicles in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between Thursday 20 February and Sunday 23 February 2020 a number of overnight thefts occurred from unattended vehicles, as ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following burglary in North Dorset

    24 February 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary near Sturminster Newton are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. A home in Burton Street in Marnhull was broken into between 10.30am and 1.45pm on Saturday 22 February 2020. Various items ...
  • Appeal following criminal damage at Dorchester church

    24 February 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a spate of criminal damage at a church in Dorchester. At 11.58am on Wednesday 19 February 2020 Dorset Police was called to reports of criminal damage to the Pentecostal Church on Cambridge Road. ...
  • Dorset Police introduces drone patrols on Poole heathland to prevent anti-social behaviour

    24 February 2020
    Dorset Police is working with partners within the Urban Heath Partnership to introduce proactive patrols to prevent fire, vandalism and general anti-social behaviour. The partnership, which is now in its 21st year, will see officers from Dorset Police pr...
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