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  • Witness appeal following distraction burglary in Poole

    23 December 2016
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to find a man responsible for a distraction theft in Poole. At around 1.30pm on Wednesday 21 December 2016 a man knocked on the door of an address in Heath Avenue claiming that he was from the council ...
  • Dorset Police works with prison service to tackle trafficking of contraband

    23 December 2016
    Dorset Police has staged an operation to prevent illegal drugs and mobile phones from entering HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury. The joint operation by Dorset Police and HM Prison Service took place today, Friday 23 December 2016, and is one of a number tha...
  • Witness appeal after fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    22 December 2016
    Officers in Poole are appealing for witnesses after a pensioner was hit by a car that failed to stop at the scene. The incident happened at around 9.07pm on Wednesday 21 December 2016 on a pedestrian crossing in Herbert Avenue, outside St Aldhelm's Acade...
  • Murder investigation in Bournemouth – family tribute

    22 December 2016
    The family of Hayley Wall who died from injuries sustained in a reported assault in Bournemouth have issued a tribute. At around 10.28pm on Tuesday 13 December 2016 Dorset Police received a report by the ambulance service that a local woman had been foun...
  • Update: Man charged with sexual assault following incident on bus in Poole

    22 December 2016
    A man has been charged with sexual assault following an incident on a bus in Poole. The 57-year-old from Poole has been charged with sexual assault on a female and is due to appear before Poole Magistrates’ Court on Friday 3 February 2017. It was ...
  • Woman charged following reported serious assault in Bournemouth

    21 December 2016
    A woman has been charged in connection with a reported stabbing in Bournemouth. Officers were called at around 2am on Wednesday 26 October 2016 to an address on Cromer Road in Bournemouth where the alleged offence occurred. A man aged in his 40s suffere...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign – 14 people charged

    21 December 2016
    A further 14 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police's Christmas drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth in January. A total of 30 people have been charged...
  • Renewed appeal following reported burglary in Blandford

    20 December 2016
    Officers have renewed their appeal for witnesses following a reported burglary in Blandford - with an image being released of the missing medals. It was reported that sometime between 1pm and 9pm on Thursday 1 December 2016 offenders gained access to a p...
  • Dorset Police is asking you all to think before you call this Christmas

    20 December 2016
    The festive season is always a busy time for emergency services. As part of this year’s Christmas campaign, Dorset Police is asking you to think carefully before you call and consider using the ‘Do it Online’ service available. Last Dec...
  • Appeal after lead theft from lifts in Poole

    19 December 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of lead from two lifts in Poole. The first incident happened at around 12.30am on Saturday 26 November 2016 at Nelson Court on Lagland Street. A second theft happened in the evening of Sunday 11 Dec...
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