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  • Fatal collision in Bridport – witness appeal

    08 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bridport. The incident occurred at around 3.55pm today, Saturday 8 April 2017, in Sea Road North and involved a blue Honda motorcycle and a green Skoda Octavia. Sadly th...
  • Public appeal following suspicious letters to childminders in Dorset

    08 April 2017
    Detectives investigating incidents in which threatening letters have been sent to childminders in Dorset are issuing advice to the public. Dorset Police has received a number of separate reports from registered childminders working in East and North Dors...
  • Appeal after designer sunglasses stolen in Poole shop burglary

    07 April 2017
    Detectives are appealing for information after almost 150 designer sunglasses were stolen during a burglary at a Poole opticians. The incident happened overnight between Sunday 26 March and Monday 27 March 2017 at Whiffen Opticians on Bournemouth Road in...
  • Urban Heath Partnership continues to help protect heathland

    07 April 2017
    The Urban Heath Partnership (UHP) are launching ‘Operation Heathlands’ on Monday 10 April to raise awareness of fire, vandalism, anti-social behaviour and to protect the heathland through a series of educational programmes and prevention activ...
  • Wife sadly dies after collision in Blandford

    07 April 2017
    A motorcycle passenger being treated for serious injuries following a collision in Blandford, which claimed the life of her husband, has sadly died. Barbara Samways, aged 71 and of Blandford, was travelling as a pillion passenger alongside her husband Si...
  • Warning over potentially fatal drugs in Dorset

    07 April 2017
    Detectives are advising the public of the potentially fatal consequences of using illicit and non-prescribed drugs in Dorset. A number of drug-related deaths have been reported in the county in recent weeks. Since Tuesday 14 March 2017 there have been t...
  • Burglary in Poole – witness appeal

    06 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary in Poole - with images being released of some of the stolen items. Sometime between Thursday 30 March and Sunday 2 April 2017 offenders gained access to a property on Canford Cliff...
  • Next of kin appeal – Stephen Patrick Reynolds

    06 April 2017
    The coroner for Dorset is seeking the assistance of the public to find the next of kin of a man who died in Bridport. Stephen Patrick Reynolds, who was 59 years old, lived at Hibernia Close and died in the Bridport area on Friday 17 March 2017. The coro...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    05 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a man forced his way into the home of an elderly woman in Bournemouth. The man knocked on the door of the victim, aged in her 80s, in Brackendale Road at around 12pm yesterday, Tuesday 4 April 2017. He claimed ...
  • Witness appeal after pub burglary in Dorchester

    05 April 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at a pub in Dorchester. The incident happened at around 6.30am on Saturday 1 April 2017 at the Bakers Arms pub on Monmouth Road. It was reported that the offender gained entry to the building and stole...
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