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  • Three men charged with attempted burglary offences

    10 January 2017
    Officers investigating a reported attempted burglary at an address in Gussage St Michael near Wimborne have charged three men. Dorset Police were called at 1.42am on Saturday 15 October 2016 to reports of break in at the property. Nothing was stolen. Of...
  • Four Dorset men charged with drug supply offences

    10 January 2017
    Four Dorset men have been charged with Class A drug supply offences following an operation led by officers from the South West Organised Crime Unit Zephyr. Two men, aged 26 and 27 from Bournemouth, and two men, aged 36 and 38 from Shaftesbury, were arres...
  • Witness appeal following theft of eight cows from farm in Bere Regis

    09 January 2017
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help after eight cows were stolen from a farm in Bere Regis. Sometime between the evening of Saturday 7 January and 7am on Sunday 8 January 2017 offenders broke into the farm by cutting through padlocks. In ...
  • Witness appeal following reported stabbing in Bournemouth

    09 January 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported stabbing in Bournemouth are appealing for a jogger who was in the area at the time to come forward. Officers were called at 6.12pm on Saturday 7 January 2017 to reports that a man had been stabbed on Ashley Road at the...
  • UPDATE - Reported attempted rape in Bournemouth – man charged

    08 January 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported attempted rape of a woman in Bournemouth have charged a man. The 34-year-old man from Bournemouth has been charged with attempted rape and appeared before Bournemouth Magistrates' Court on Saturday 7 January 2017. He i...
  • UPDATE: Reported attempted rape in Bournemouth – man arrested

    06 January 2017
    Detectives investigating a reported attempted rape of a woman in Bournemouth have arrested a man. A 34-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested in the early hours of this morning, Friday 6 January 2017, on suspicion of attempted rape and is assisting o...
  • Not guilty verdict following fatal collision in Bournemouth

    06 January 2017
    A motorist who was involved in a fatal collision, which lead to the death of a pedestrian and seriously injured another as they crossed the road, has been found not guilty. On conclusion of the three-day trial the 25-year-old man from Bransgore was found...
  • UPDATE: Man released without charge following attempted robbery in Poole

    05 January 2017
    A man has been released without charge following an attempted robbery in Poole. The incident happened at around 8pm on Friday 18 November 2016 when the victim - a 50-year-old Poole man - exited the newsagent on the junction of Poole Road and Bourne Vall...
  • New Year, new career?

    04 January 2017
    Dorset Police has launched another round of recruitment for those considering a unique career as a non-emergency call handler, or a 101 & 999 call taker / radio operator. The Force Command Centre based at Winfrith is separated into two areas: dispatc...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign – 23 charged

    04 January 2017
    A further 23 people have been charged with drink driving offences as part of Dorset Police's Christmas drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth in January. A total of 54 people were charged with drink o...
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