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  • Warning as two women seriously ill after taking substances

    24 July 2016
    Police are warning the public of the dangers of taking a drug called ‘Golden Monkey’ after two young women have fallen seriously ill. At 8.23am on Sunday 24 July 2016 it was reported to Dorset Police that a 19-year-old woman and a 20-year-old...
  • Road closure following very serious road traffic collision near Blandford

    24 July 2016
    A road closure has been put in place following a very serious road traffic collision near Blandford. At 10.50am on Sunday 24 July 2016 officers were called to the incident at Blandford St Mary involving a motorcycle and a silver Honda Civic car. The mot...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault in Poole

    24 July 2016
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Poole are appealing for witnesses to come forward - with one man being arrested. At 5.59pm on Saturday 24 July 2016 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation on Sandbanks Road near the junction with ...
  • Witness appeal following very serious road traffic collision near Blandford

    24 July 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a very serious road traffic collision on the A350 near Blandford. At 10.50am on Sunday 24 July 2016 officers were called to the incident at Blandford St Mary invol...
  • Witness appeal following malicious fires on Portland

    24 July 2016
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following five incidents of arson on Portland during one night. The incidents happened between 4.56pm on Saturday 23 July 2016 and 1.03am on Sunday 24 July 2016. Just befor...
  • Dorset Police recognise bravery, long service and policing excellence

    22 July 2016
    Officers, staff and members of the public were recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping Dorset safe at an awards ceremony on Thursday 21 July 2016. During the ceremony held at Cobham Sports and Social Club in Wimborne, 33 awards and medal...
  • Winterborne Kingston community speed watch makes a real difference

    22 July 2016
    On 21 July 2016, Deputy Chief Constable James Vaughan thanked the community speed watch team operating in Winterborne Kingston for their valuable role in keeping Dorset roads safe. In 2013, speed monitoring equipment set up in the village found that the ...
  • Crime reports rise in Dorset during 2015/16

    21 July 2016
    Recorded crime in Dorset rose by 15% last year, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The figures are for the financial year 2015/16 (1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016) compared with the previous 12 month period. The in...
  • Witness appeal after altercation in Christchurch

    21 July 2016
    Officers investigating an altercation in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses to come forward - with one man being arrested. At 6.37pm on Thursday 21 July 2016 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation along Dorset Road in Christchurch. It i...
  • Witness appeal after assault in Bournemouth

    20 July 2016
    Officers investigating an assault in central Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At around 3am this morning, Wednesday 20 July 2016, Dorset Police received a report of a man having been knocked unconscious...
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