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  • Summer drink and drug drive campaign - 13 people charged

    17 June 2016
    A total of 13 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during June and the beginning of July. The ca...
  • Fire at scrapyard in Poole

    17 June 2016
    Dorset Police were called at 8.30pm today, Friday 17 June 2016, to reports of a fire at Charles Trent scrapyard in Ringwood Road in Poole. Officers are on the scene assisting the fire service. A number of vehicles are alight. A cordon has been put in pl...
  • Further appeal following serious assaults in Boscombe gardens

    17 June 2016
    Detectives investigating two serious assaults in Boscombe Gardens in Bournemouth are appealing for the public’s help to find the offender. Officers were called at 4.07pm on Sunday 12 June 2016 to reports of a stabbing in the gardens. Two men susta...
  • Witness appeal following burglary at vets in Ferndown

    17 June 2016
    Officers have issued a warning to the public after a quantity of drugs was stolen during a burglary at a veterinary clinic in Ferndown. Between 6.30pm on Thursday 9 June and 8am on Friday 10 June 2016 offenders gained access to St Mary’s Veterinary...
  • Dorset Police celebrates local groups in National Neighbourhood Watch Week 2016

    17 June 2016
    Events will be taking place across the county from Saturday 18 June to Sunday 26 June 2016, led by local Neighbourhood and Home Watch groups. Neighbourhood Watch groups are independent, but work together closely with partners, including the police, fire ...
  • Witness appeal after alleged street robbery in Dorchester

    17 June 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an alleged street robbery in Dorchester - with one man arrested and one woman being charged with an offence. The incident happened at around 10pm on Friday 3 June 2016 outside the Natwest Bank on South Street. I...
  • UPDATE - Alleged fail-to-stop collision in Wimborne

    15 June 2016
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an alleged fail-to-stop collision in Wimborne. At approximately 9.30pm on Saturday 11 June 2016 it was reported that a collision occurred on Poole Road involving a small blue coloured hatchback c...
  • Police crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Weymouth

    15 June 2016
    Police are targeting people found drinking on the streets of Weymouth who are behaving anti-socially as part of a three-day operation. Local officers will step up patrols between Wednesday 15 June and Friday 17 June 2016, seeking to identify anyone deeme...
  • Over £1 million lost by businesses in Dorset to online crime in the last year

    14 June 2016
    • On average, police forces are seeing a reported £19 million lost by businesses in their area • 22% increase in crimes reported to Action Fraud in the last year • Dorset Police and Get Safe Online are urging businesses to better trai...
  • Update: Fatal Collision in Bournemouth

    14 June 2016
    A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with a fatal collision in Bournemouth. At around 7.30pm, Sunday 13 December 2015, a serious road traffic collision occurred along Castle Lane East near the Royal Bournemouth Hospital between a Volvo V...
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