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  • Sudden death of a man in Bournemouth - investigation launched

    21 October 2016
    Detectives have launched an investigation following the sudden death of a man in Bournemouth - with one man arrested. At around 3.40am today, Friday 21 October 2016, officers were called by the ambulance service to reports that a man was in a critical co...
  • UPDATE – Man arrested following alleged firearm incident in Bournemouth

    21 October 2016
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged firearm incident in Bournemouth. At 4.49pm on Sunday 28 August 2016 Dorset Police received a report that two men holding a firearm demanded access to a property on Jewell Road in Bournemouth. They did...
  • Dorset Police reassures public on its latest crime statistics

    20 October 2016
    Recorded crime in Dorset rose by 14% last year, according to figures released today, 20 October 2016,by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The figures are for the year 2015/16 (1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016) compared with the previous 12 month per...
  • Dorset Police and Trading Standards warn “be sure who’s at your door” in week of action

    20 October 2016
    The organisations will be holding Doorstep Crime Awareness Week between Monday 24 and Friday 28 October 2016, to raise the profile of the issue and advise members of the public on how they can prevent themselves from falling victim to rogue traders and di...
  • Witness appeal following road traffic collision near Verwood

    20 October 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision near Verwood. At 5.44pm today, Thursday 20 October 2016, a four vehicle collision occurred on the B3081 close to the Bakers Hanging junction which leads to Alderholt....
  • Witness appeal following reported attempted sexual assault in Gillingham

    20 October 2016
    Police investigating a reported attempted sexual assault on a woman in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses to come forward - with one man charged. At around 8.40pm on Sunday 16 October 2016 it was said that a local woman aged in her 20s was walking al...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    20 October 2016
    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted in Bournemouth. Sometime between 1.45am and 2am on Sunday 16 October 2016, a 19-year-old local man was walking along Talbot Drive in the Wallisdown area when he was approached b...
  • UPDATE: Two men in court following reported robberies in Bournemouth and Poole

    19 October 2016
    Two men are due to appear in court this morning charged in connection with two reported robberies in Bournemouth and Poole. The men, aged 35 and 40 and both from Hemel Hempstead, have been charged with two counts of robbery and a separate shoplifting off...
  • Man due in court following offences in Weymouth

    19 October 2016
    A man is due to appear in court today, Wednesday 19 October 2016, charged with a sexual offence. The 25-year-old man, of no fixed abode, will appear before Weymouth Magistrates’ Court charged with sexual assault on a girl aged under 13 and trespass...
  • Update: Teenage boy arrested after alleged assault in Bournemouth

    18 October 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Bournemouth have arrested a teenage boy. The incident occurred at McDonalds on Old Christchurch Road at approximately 11.07pm on Friday 14 October 2016. Officers were called to reports that a male member o...
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