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  • 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...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported thefts in Bournemouth

    24 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with a number of reported thefts in Bournemouth. A man aged in his 20s reported that his wallet and mobile phone were stolen while he was in the area of Old Christchurch Road in the early hours of Wednesday 4 Septemb...
  • Further update following serious injury collision near Sherborne

    21 February 2020
    A man who sustained serious injuries during a collision near Sherborne has very sadly died. Dorset Police was called at 3.53pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to a report of a two vehicle collision involving a grey Skoda Roomster and a silver Toyota HiAce pan...
  • Dorset Police targets commercial and heavy goods vehicles in safety crackdown

    20 February 2020
    Roads policing officers from Dorset Police carried out an operation on the Ashley Heath interchange on the morning of Thursday 20 February 2020 targeting commercial and heavy goods vehicles.    The operation worked alongside HM Revenue and Customs, Driver...
  • Man arrested in connection with reported burglary in North Dorset

    19 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary in North Dorset. It was reported that a burglary occurred between 1am on Saturday 8 February 2020 and 2pm on Sunday 8 February 2020 at Ambassador Pools and Spas near West Stour, with 30 boxes...
  • Update – reported criminal damage to shop in Christchurch

    18 February 2020
    A man has come forward in relation to a reported criminal damage incident at a shop in Christchurch. At around 12.40am on Saturday 1 February 2020 a man allegedly kicked the lower glass panel of a door at Indulge Yourself Dessert Lounge on High Street. ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following burglary in Weymouth

    18 February 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary at a community centre in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 11pm on Sunday 16 February and 8.30am on Monday 17 February 2020 a burglary occurred in the bar area at Th...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with alleged hate crime on Portland

    18 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged hate crime on Portland following a CCTV appeal. It was reported that at around 8.20pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020 the driver of the number 1 First bus stopped at Victoria Square to allow passengers on....
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