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  • Appeal after two lambs decapitated near Dorchester

    02 February 2017
    Police are appealing for information after two lambs were decapitated on farmland to the east of Dorchester. A headless two-month old lamb was discovered on the morning of Tuesday 31 January 2017. A second lamb was found decapitated in a similar locatio...
  • Cross border operation targets criminals in rural Dorset

    02 February 2017
    A proactive operation aimed at tackling rural crime across three counties took place over the weekend. Officers from Dorset, Hampshire and Avon & Somerset joined forces for the operation which ran between 6pm on Saturday 28 January and 2am on Sunday ...
  • Witness appeal following sheep worrying incident in Dorchester

    25 January 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a sheep worrying incident in Dorchester. At approximately 12.30pm on Monday 23 January 2017 around 300 sheep were chased into a corner by a black spaniel dog in a fi...
  • Two men due in court for hunting offences

    04 August 2016
    Two Poole men are due to appear in court charged with offences under the Hunting Act 2014. The 54-year-old and 70-year-old will appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 8 August 2016 charged with hunting a wild animal with dogs, contrary to ...
  • Witness appeal following dog attack in Bournemouth

    01 July 2016
    Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a vicious dog attack in the town. At approximately 6.20pm on Friday 24 June 2016 a woman was walking her Staffordshire Bull Terrier on a lead near to the public toilets on West Cliff...
  • Appeal after dog attack in Weymouth

    07 June 2016
    Police in Weymouth are appealing to the public to help identify a dog owner following a dog attack in the town. The incident happened at around 9am on Sunday 29 May 2016 when the victim, a 56-year-old local man, was walking along public fields at the bac...
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