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  • Witness appeal after suspicious fires in Weymouth

    03 July 2018
    Detectives are appealing for the public’s help after arsonists set two large fires in Weymouth. At around 2am today, Tuesday 3 July 2018, two areas of grassland were set alight near to Upwey railway station, by the footpath at the end of The Finche...
  • Witness appeal following theft of vehicle and collision in Poole

    02 July 2018
    Officers investigating a collision involving a reported stolen vehicle in Poole are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At 7.05am today, Monday 2 July 2018, it was reported that a Chevrolet was stolen from outside an address in Christopher Crescent....
  • Witness appeal following a number of assaults in Sherborne

    01 July 2018
    Detectives investigating a number of assaults in Sherborne that are likely to be linked are asking witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. The first incident occurred at about 12.50am on Sunday 1 July 2018 in the White Hart pub on Cheap St...
  • Update – boy due in court in connection with reported criminal damage on bus in Bournemouth

    29 June 2018
    A boy has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with an incident of reported criminal damage on a bus in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 9.49pm on Wednesday 17 January 2018 two male suspects had used an emergency escape ham...
  • Court order closes down property in Boscombe

    29 June 2018
    A property linked to drug misuse and anti-social behaviour in Boscombe has been closed down following a successful court order. The occupants of the flat in Campbell Road were ordered to leave on Thursday 21 June 2018 after Poole Magistrates’ Court...
  • Have your say about the future of policing

    29 June 2018
    The chief constables of Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police, in discussion with both police and crime commissioners, have been progressing with the proposal to merge the two forces since the announcement was made last September. Police and Crim...
  • Summer drink driving campaign – more people charged

    29 June 2018
    A further 12 people have been charged with drink driving offences during Dorset Police’s summer drink driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth in July. In total 39 people have been charged since the campaign began. ...
  • Update - witness appeal following reported suspicious incidents in Bournemouth

    29 June 2018
    A man arrested in connection with reported suspicious incidents in Bournemouth has been released from under investigation. At 4.59pm on Tuesday 6 March 2018 Dorset Police received information which reported possible voyeurism offences taking place in the...
  • Appeal after fail-to-stop collision near Bere Regis

    26 June 2018
    Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision near Bere Regis are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The collision happened at around 7.20pm onMonday 25 June 2018 at the Bere Regis roundabout by the Shell petrol station. A vehicle - believed to ...
  • Appeal for information after fatal powerboat collision in West Bay

    26 June 2018
    Detectives investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal powerboat collision on behalf of the coroner are appealing for witnesses or anyone with video footage to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 3.13pm on Sunday 24 June 2018 to reports tha...
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