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  • Stolen vehicle investigation – public appeal

    17 July 2017
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help to locate a vehicle which was stolen in Ferndown. Sometime between 1.30pm and 3pm on Tuesday 27 June 2017 a blue Rover 25 with the registration X336 JEL was stolen from the Penny Lodge car park on Librar...
  • Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police launch the UK's first operational Drone Unit

    14 July 2017
    Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police have become the first police forces in the UK to launch a fully operational Drone Unit. The latest in drone technology has been trialed in the respective forces since November 2015 and such has been their benefit, a...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Weymouth

    14 July 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision in Weymouth. At around 5.40pm yesterday, Thursday 13 July 2017, a serious injury road traffic collision occurred at the junction of Preston Beach Road and Bowleaze ...
  • Public appeal following assault in Wareham

    14 July 2017
    Officers investigating an assault on a man in Wareham are appealing for anyone with dash cam footage to come forward. Sometime between 8.50pm and 9pm on Monday 3 July 2017 an incident occurred on Sandford Road. A dark blue Ford Focus was seen parked up ...
  • Witness appeal after hedgehogs set on fire in Christchurch

    14 July 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after two hedgehogs were set on fire inside a cardboard box on a school playing field in Christchurch. Police were called at 11.16pm on Saturday 8 July 2017 by the fire service reporting a small fire at Mudeford Junio...
  • Update - appeal after theft of Lego from Poole and Bournemouth stores

    14 July 2017
    Officers have arrested a man and a woman in relation to a reported series of high value Lego thefts in Poole and Bournemouth. At around 4.15pm on Wednesday 10 May 2017 it was reported that two men and two women had entered the Smyths Toys Superstore at M...
  • Witness appeal after serious assault in Poole

    13 July 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault in Poole. The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Wednesday 5 July 2017 on Arne Avenue. The victim - a 29-year-old Poole man - was leaving an address when he was spotted by an acquaintance...
  • Witness appeal after robbery on a prison officer in Shaftesbury

    12 July 2017
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a robbery on a prison officer in Shaftesbury. The incident happened just after 9pm on Sunday 9 July 2017. The male victim was driving home along Cole's Lane following his shift at Guys Marsh prison, when he pu...
  • Update: CCTV appeal after alleged shop robbery in Bournemouth

    12 July 2017
    Detectives have arrested a man following an alleged armed robbery at a store in Bournemouth. At 10.52pm on Monday 5 June 2017 officers were called to reports that a man armed with a handgun had entered One Stop on Seabourne Road, approached the till, ask...
  • Dorset Police educate drivers on effective bicycle overtaking

    11 July 2017
    Operation Close Pass launched across Dorset today, which sees police targeting drivers who don’t give cyclists enough room when overtaking. Seven drivers were given roadside education over a 90 minute period in Bournemouth. Officers also issued sev...

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