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  • Witness appeal following fatal collision near Dorchester

    18 November 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision near Dorchester. At around 2.46am today, Friday 18 November 2016, a single-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A37, two miles from Dorchester. A blue Peugeot 306 left the road a...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision near Poole

    18 November 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after five people were injured in a collision near Poole. At around 11.46pm yesterday, Thursday 17 November 2016, a serious injury collision occurred on the A350 Blandford Road North, south of the Lytchett Matravers j...
  • Appeal after distraction burglary in Poole

    18 November 2016
    Detectives investigating a distraction burglary in Poole are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The incident happened at around midday on Thursday 17 November 2016 at an address in the Old Farm Road area. A local female...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision in Blandford

    17 November 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a serious road traffic collision on the A357 in Blandford. The collision, involving a car and a pedestrian, occurred along the A357 in Durweston at around 10.39am to...
  • UPDATE: Witness appeal following reported robbery in Weymouth

    17 November 2016
    Four men are due to appear in court charged in connection with a robbery offence in Weymouth. Two men, aged 20 and 23 and from Exeter, and two 25-year-olds from Weymouth, have been charged with robbery and are due to appear before Bournemouth Magistrates...
  • Advice from police after a series of jewellery burglaries

    17 November 2016
    Householders who own and keep jewellery in their homes are being urged to take steps to prevent them falling victim to burglary. The advice comes from Dorset Police and Operation Liberal, the national police intelligence unit protecting vulnerable membe...
  • Man charged with theft of Poppy Appeal collection boxes

    16 November 2016
    A man has been charged with the theft of Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal collection boxes. The 49-year-old man of no fixed abode is due to appear before Bournemouth Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday 16 November 2016, charged with seven counts of thef...
  • UPDATE: Alleged street robbery in Bournemouth

    16 November 2016
    Two men have been arrested following an alleged street robbery in Bournemouth. The incident happpened at around 12.10am on Monday 3 October 2016 along Wimborne Road, close to the junction of Withermoor Road in Winton. A group of men reportedly approache...
  • Witness appeal following distraction burglary in Ferndown

    16 November 2016
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to find a man responsible for a distraction theft in Ferndown. Sometime between 3pm and 4pm on Friday 11 November 2016 a man knocked on the back door of an address in Woodside Road claiming that he was...
  • Dorset Police urge all motorists - ‘leave your phone alone'

    15 November 2016
    Dorset Police are working with police forces across the South West in a week-long crackdown on people using their mobile phones while driving. It comes as figures from the RAC show that the number of motorists who illegally use mobile phones while at the...
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