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  • Witness appeal following attempted burglary at store in Wool

    06 July 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after an attempted burglary at a store in Wool. At around 12.50am today, Wednesday 6 July 2016, an offender attempted to gain entry to the Central Convenience Store on Dorchester Road. Damage was caused...
  • UPDATE: Alleged distraction burglaries – man arrested

    06 July 2016
    A man has been arrested in connection with a series of alleged distraction burglaries in Dorset. The 38-year-old man, of no fixed abode, has been arrested on suspicion of burglary offences and has been released on bail until mid-July 2016 pending further...
  • Road closed in Wareham after collision

    06 July 2016
    The A351 Sandford Road at Wareham has been closed due to a multi-vehicle road traffic collision outside the BP Garage. Police, ambulance and fire service are at the scene. The road has been closed between outside the school to the Gurkha roundabout whil...
  • Road closure lifted after collision in Wareham

    06 July 2016
    The A351 Sandford Road at Wareham has been reopened after a three-vehicle road traffic collision outside the BP Garage. Police, ambulance and fire service attended to deal with the incident. ...
  • Alleged assault in Poole – man charged

    04 July 2016
    A man has been charged in connection with an alleged assault on an elderly woman in Poole. The 24-year-old, of Bournemouth, faces a robbery charge and will appear before Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 4 July 2016. Police were called ...
  • UPDATE - Summer drink and drug drive campaign

    04 July 2016
    A total of 35 people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police's summer drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth during July and August. The campaign runs between 00...
  • Dorset Police launch Police Constable recruitment campaign

    04 July 2016
    From today, Monday 4 July, Dorset Police has opened a recruitment process for the role of Police Constable. Recruitment will run until Friday 15 July 2016. Whilst final numbers will depend on Force demand, Dorset Police intends to recruit between 80 and ...
  • Street robbery in Bournemouth - witness appeal

    04 July 2016
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a street robbery on a pensioner in Bournemouth. The victim, a local woman aged in her 80s, had been to the Spar shop on Wimborne Road on the junction with Wyclif...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Weymouth

    04 July 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to get in touch. At 4.02am on Tuesday 28 June 2016, officers were called to reports of an alleged assault in Bath Street in the town. A 17-year-old boy from Dorchester s...
  • Spate of commercial burglaries in Bournemouth – witness appeal

    04 July 2016
    Officers are investigating a spate of commercial burglaries in Bournemouth and are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received reports of six burglaries to hairdressers between Friday 8 April 2016 and Thurs...